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Wheels can be the first step to rehab

When Eddie and I started Eddie’s Wheels, we thought all the dogs we’d build carts for would eventually rehabilitate out of their wheels.  That’s because  our first dog, Buddha, used her wheels for less than 6 months before she started being able to walk again without a cart.   Sure, it was “spinal walking” – Read More

Gait Re-training Using Eddie’s Wheels Stand and Dogtread

Albert, a French Bulldog, who had spinal surgery in April 2011 came to see us two months ago to have stirrups put on his wheelchair.  Despite having  feeling in his feet, he was dragging his legs and “being lazy” about using his rear legs in the cart.  Nerves regenerate very slowly – only one millimeter Read More

A testimonial from a local humane society

A testimonial from a local humane society

Austin in his wheels Sometimes the courage of an animal and their owner breaks through the boundaries of normal expectations and reminds us of the wondrous trust and resiliency that our pets possess.  This is the story of one such owner and her very special dog Austin. The story of Austin Austin was supposed to Read More

Caring for your Disabled Dog

Caring for your Disabled Dog

As caregivers for eight different disabled dogs over the past twenty years, we have come up with strategies and alterations to our lifestyle to accommodate the needs of our special needs pups.   We’ve learned alot from experience, and we’ve learned alot from our thousands of wonderful customers who have shared their experiences with us.  I’ll Read More

Willa, Webster and Sweet Pea, Disabled dogs stroll in their dog wheelchairs

Willa, Webster and Sweet Pea, Disabled dogs stroll in their dog wheelchairs

  Today is the first day of Spring and after a very long snowy New England Winter, the  snow is melting and we’re in MUD season…… also known for maple sugaring , blossoming dog poop and dogs running wild.  Eddie, who serves as Animal Control officer of our little town, is getting calls every day Read More

Dog Wheelchairs for Dogs with Intervertebral Disk Disease

Dog Wheelchairs for Dogs with Intervertebral Disk Disease

We received this email from one of our customers: Leslie and staff: I saw your clip on NECN.  I myself ordered my dog, Hobie’s, wheelchair from you.    Back in November 2008 Hobie ruptured a disk in his back being the dachshund that he is, and although he did go for surgery it did not work.  Read More