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Front wheel carts for forelimb disabilities

Eddie’s Wheels is the inventor of the front wheel cart – we built our first one twelve years ago for a dog living in rescue who was born with deformed forelimbs. Front wheel carts constitute a significant percentage of our business, as we are the only canine wheelchair company that makes a simple 2-wheeled device Read More

Managing ACL injuries in large breeds with dog wheelchairs

Managing ACL injuries in large breeds with dog wheelchairs

Torn ACL injuries are common, and in large breed dogs often need to be dealt with surgically.  We usually see these dogs after repair has been done to one knee, and within weeks the strain borne by the other rear leg results in injury to the other leg… We wonder why it does not occur Read More

Tripawds benefit from dog wheelchairs too!

Tripawds benefit from dog wheelchairs too!

We have often questioned the myth that dogs who lose a leg due to an amputation can get along just fine.  Dogs carry up to 70% of their body weight on their front legs,  and 30% of their body weight on their rear legs.  A three-legged dog is forced to hop, which puts tremendous impact Read More