Ruff Rollin' Blog: | Archive for February, 2011
February 24th, 2011

Meyer, the weiner on wheels, & I will be participating in the Animal Humane Society’s 36th annual Walk for Animals. With five Twin Cities locations, they care for nearly 35,000 unwanted, homeless, and neglected companion animals each year.

These animals rely on your support and anything you can give to help me reach my goal will make a big difference in their lives.

Please support us – and the animals – with a donation by selecting the “make a donation in my honor” button above the thermometer. Together, our efforts will help make a big difference!

Thank you!

~Meyer & Carissa

Visit their page to make a donation or join the team!

February 14th, 2011

Here is a short article written about one of our latest builds for a LabX named Lucky. Lucky is a 9 year old, front amputee. This is a Front Support Wheelchair, custom built for Lucky. He is currently a resident therapy dog at Blaine Manor in Idaho. He really has brought a lot of joy to the residents at the facility! Check out the link!

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July 16th, 2014

When asked “WHY DO YOU DO WHAT YOU DO?”   I say “I GET TO ADD THE SPARKLE BACK!”   “If I could have taken a picture of the sparkle in my dog (GSDX) Mindy’s eyes when she realized that those wheels where giving her the freedom to move, run and play ball again, it would have said it all! She had become depressed because of her Degenerative Myelopathy and was not able to chase squirrels or play ball anymore and Ruff Rollin’ changed all that for her. She was sick for 1.5years with DM and she used her wheels [... more]

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All of our Rear Support Wheelchairs are convertible into a Full Support Design. The typical case where this might happen is with a progressive disease such as degenerative myelopathy.   Degenerative myelopathy of dogs is a slowly progressive, non-inflammatory, and painless, degeneration of the myelin sheath that surrounds the spinal cord. It is most commonly seen in German Shepherds and Welsh Corgis, although is occasionally recognized in other breeds such as Boxers The cause is unknown, although genetic factors are suspected.   The early onset usually occurs later than age 5 and usually begins with a slight knuckling over of the rear feet. You [... more]

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