As winter approaches, it’s a good time to conduct a tune up in your canine’s Walkin’ Wheels canine wheelchair.
Time for a Winter Wheelchair Tune-up
Because the seasons change and winter is quick approaching, it’s time to ask are your canine’s wheels able to deal with the snow? Would just a little extra tread on the tires assist your canine plow by way of these snowy sidewalks and icy streets?
Our vehicles aren’t the one factor that want a fast situation verify earlier than the snow falls. Your canine’s wheelchair takes numerous put on and tear all year long. To maneuver throughout the snow and ice your canine’s wheelchair tires have to have good tread on them. That might imply rotating your canine’s tires, or it’s time for some new wheels.
Understanding Your Wheel Choices
Canines underneath 49 lbs.
Canines within the Mini, Small, or Corgi Walkin’ Wheels wheelchairs ought to use our foam wheels. Tiny pups want tiny wheels, though it could be tempting to attempt to go up a wheel measurement, we don’t suggest it. Too large of a wheel could make your canine’s wheelchair too tall and too heavy. The identical is true for canine who slot in our Medium wheelchair, weighing between 26 – 49 lbs. are usually have an 8″ wheel. All the time name our wheelchair consultants earlier than you swap out any wheelchair half.
Canines over 50 lbs.
Canines between 50 to 180 lbs. have just a few completely different wheel choices accessible. Along with getting new foam wheels to exchange their outdated ones, bigger canine may also use air tires. An air tire has a deeper tread, providing higher grip on rougher terrain. For many pets, a foam wheel presents sufficient traction, however your could wish to swap out the wheels for the wintertime in case you stay someplace icy.
Wheel Choices for Walkin’ Wheels
Wheelchair Skis for Winter Snow!
Shifting by way of snow is a breeze if you swap your wheels for skis! The Walkin’ Wheels Ski Attachment is ideal for getting round within the winter months! The ski attachment suits any measurement Walkin’ Wheels canine wheelchair, no matter your pet’s measurement.
The wheelchair ski strikes simply by way of the snow and is a good resolution to maintain your paralyzed canine lively all winter. The canine wheelchair skis can be utilized on off-trail hikes by way of the woods and even in your yard.
Decorate Your Canine’s Wheelchair
Don’t get caught within the winter doldrums, your canine’s wheelchair needs to be as vivid and as playful as their persona.
Further Wheelchair Equipment Your Canine May Want
Upgrading your canine’s wheelchair harness means greater than only a pop of shade. A harness can provide your canine extra assist, make their wheelchair extra snug, and make it simpler to get your canine into their cart. The Warrior Harness is considered one of our favourite canine wheelchair equipment. Every harness is accessible in three enjoyable camo colours to match your canine’s wheelchair!
With each the entrance and rear lifting harness kinds accessible, select the harness that can give your pet the correct amount of assist.
The Warrior Rear Harness can change your canine’s leg rings for a extra snug saddle and be used to raise your canine’s again legs after they aren’t of their cart. Similar to a your canine’s wheelchair, discovering the fitting rear assist harness could make an enormous distinction. Not solely is the Warrior Rear harness canine wheelchair appropriate, it may be used to assist your canine up the steps or raise them into the automotive.
The Warrior Entrance Harness suits all sized canine, and is appropriate with the Small, Medium, and Giant Walkin’ Wheels wheelchairs. This harness slides on simply over a canine’s head and clips instantly into the rear canine wheelchair. The harness provides your canine’s wheelchair an actual improve.
Many wheelie canine undergo from spinal situations or a weakened again. A stomach assist is a neoprene sling that lifts the middle of your canine’s physique. By supporting beneath the stomach you possibly can hold your canine’s backbone in correct alignment and provide extra assist. Mid-body assist is particularly necessary for canine’s with IVDD, again ache, or these whose backs dip within the center.
Though helpful for all canine, each corgi, dachshund, or basset hound with a wheelchair wants a stomach assist.
For questions referring to Walkin’ Wheels canine wheelchair substitute elements and equipment, we welcome your calls at 888-253-0777.
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