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Rehabilitating Beau – Adding Acupuncture and Chiropractic

For the past two months, we have been working with Beau, a young pitbull who suffered crushed vertebrae at the T-L junction, resulting in spastic, uncontrolled movements in the rear legs and an inability to carry his own weight with his front legs.  He came to us from Bolton Veterinary Hospital after several months of Read More

Change Your Range – Animal Rehab at Eddie’s Wheels

how to win back your ex We have always hoped that eventually Eddie’s Wheels would offer on-site animal rehabilitation services, and we are pleased to say that day has come! Erika McElwey, formerly of Rivermeadow Farm Animal Rehabilitation Center,  is joining us on Wednesdays every week to see rehab clients.  Erika was our first rehab Read More

Daisy, Chief Executive Dog

While our Doberman,  Buddha, was the inspiration for Eddie’s first canine wheelchair, we were not in business very long when we realized there was so much more we needed to learn about different dogs and their disabilities. In an effort to learn more specifically about dachshunds, who comprise over 20% of business, we adopted Daisy, Read More

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Oak Hill Animal Rescue (www.ohar.org) has been working with us for several years, calling on us to provide carts for disabled dogs in their care.  Jim and Bettye Baker, who run this wonderful rescue outside of Dallas, Texas, have a real appreciation of the power our companion animals have to reach into our hearts. We 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

Marco, Disabled Pitbull puppy, needs forever home

Marco, Disabled Pitbull puppy, needs forever home

If people understood what a daily joy it is to share your life and home with a disabled dog, it would be easy to find homes for pets such as Marco. Marco  was hit by a car and brought to an animal hospital in Burlington, VT  a couple of months ago.  The vet tech who 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

Bailey, the paralyzed Cocker Spaniel, who couldn't use a Walkin Wheels Takes off in an Eddie's Wheels

Bailey, the paralyzed Cocker Spaniel, who couldn't use a Walkin Wheels Takes off in an Eddie's Wheels

  When Kim Pevey called us to make an appointment for an evaluation for Bailey, she had almost come to believe that Bailey would never be able to use a dog wheelchair.  They had purchased a Walkin Wheels from Handicapped Pets and Bailey had been unable to move in it.  They had even visited Handicapped Read More

Dog Wheelchair Review – a year later and rehabilitating

Dog Wheelchair Review – a year later and rehabilitating

Leslie, I just want to let you know how Galahad is doing with his cart.  This is the 1st anniversary of Galahad having his cart.  Since he got his cart he has missed very few days walking in the park and those were due to inclement weather.  As you can see from the attached picture Read More

Massage is beneficial for dogs in wheelchairs

Massage is beneficial for dogs in wheelchairs

As many people know, if they have to limit the use of an arm or a leg for some reason, it impacts the rest of the body.  And so it goes for dogs and cats that are experiencing pain or paralysis (such as with Degenerative Myelopathy) in some or all of their limbs.  Massage is Read More