Handicapped Pets: Happy and Mobile

02/24/2009

If you have a pet that is handicapped you know how hard it is to find good solutions for a better life for them. It is true that thousands of pet owners care for disabled animals and the number keeps growing. Some of the most common disabilities are blindness, mobility impairment, Osteoarthritis, and incontinence among others.

The need for premium products made specifically to address the needs of handicapped is very well represented by Handicapped Pets.

Pet Wheelchair by Walkin’ Wheels

They offer products in these categories:

* Products that help dogs and cats walk
* Products that keep incontinent pets stay dry
* Products that help pets heal
* Pet Health and Wellness
* Products for Safe Travels
* Educational products to teach you hot to properly provide care
* Pet safety wear
and they also offer products for memorials and memories after your pet has passed.

According to the site:
“We understand the needs of handicapped pets and can help you care for them. Thousands of us are caring for an elderly or disabled pet with special needs; senior, geriatric, injured, recovering from surgery, cancer, terminal illness, arthritis, paralysis, and more. We have Everything You Need.”

About their Dog Wheelchair – Walking Wheels:

“A wheelchair can enable your dog to run and play again, get the exercise he (or she) needs, and live a happy, healthy life. Designed to help animals with hip and leg problems including degenerative myelopathy (DM), hip dysplasia, arthritis, paralysis, slipped disc, soreness, spinal and neurological problems, surgical recovery, and more.

There are two types of wheelchairs for dogs (or dog carts); a custom wheelchair and an adjustable wheelchair. A custom wheelchair (Doggon Wheels) is built specifically for your dog, based on 11 measurements which you submit. An adjustable wheelchair (Walkin’ Wheels) comes fully assembled and is adjusted, without tools, to fit your dog.”

Some of their products are:
Dog Carts & Wheelchairs, Back and Front Dog Support Harness, Lifting Slings, Bottoms Up Rear Support Leash, Dog Back & Hip Braces, Pet Leg Splints, Pet Ramps/Steps, Pet Boots, Animal Joint Care, Dog Hock and Wrist Support & Products to help Pets Stand & Walk. Instructional Videos show you how to use Walkin’ Wheels, Pet Diapers for Dogs and Cats, Fancy Pants, Diaper Suspenders, Bird Diapers, Male Wraps , WeeWeePads, Flushable Poop Bags, Odor and Stain Remover, SleePee Time Bed, Special Needs Beds, Pet Portable Potty, Keep Them Clean and Dry, No Cone Collar – Throw away that AWFUL cone, Protective Boots keep a leg wound dry, Dog Leg Splints, Stretchers, First Aid Kits, Blood Stop, Pet Pill Dispenser, Therapeutic Pet Vest, Paw Guard, Pet Medication, Books, Videos, and Training Manuals.

If your pet needs help, there are a lot of options and gadgets to make his/her life better! Visit Handicapped Pets for more info.

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Pet Meds Surplus September 23, 2009 at 5:56 am

Very interesting story and product lines related to disabled pets. I had no idea all of these existed.

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