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Old 05-09-14, 11:25 AM   #1
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This is Rascal. His is our 5ish year old Daschsund. He lost the use of his legs due to a back injury when we were out of the house. An 11 year old friend of our oldest son had a lemonade stand and raised $600 for Rascals care. Through treatment, he got the use of his legs back for almost a year. Recently, he lost the use again and this time, he did not respond as well to treatment and though he regained partial usage, he still can barely walk.

So, we ordered him some wheels. This was his maiden voyage as a roller Daschsund.

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Old 05-09-14, 11:42 AM   #2
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Looks good! I actually spent an hour online last night looking at similar products. Our 14 year old dog has Canine Degenerative Myelopathy and is quickly losing his ability to use his rear legs. He can no longer climb stairs and falls whenever he tries to make a quick turn. In any event, it's nice to know that the maiden voyage went so well.
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Bought this of Ebay from Hexi Novelties. It is decent quality, easy to build and was under $150. for the small size

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Old 05-09-14, 01:09 PM   #4
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Awesome! Go Rascal!
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You should get him a little blinky light for the bar at the back.
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Old 05-09-14, 03:10 PM   #7
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Can he pop a wheelie?
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she will need a 41 jersey
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Rascal is a boy and he would need a 99 Foo jersey.
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This happened to our dog last summer too, caused by a ruptured disk in the spine. I opted for surgery, which was a complete success. The surgeon said that he does one or two of these procedures a week. I want to sell him something, he has lots of cash to spend!!! If you want your dog back, without the trailer, think about the surgery.
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When are the aftermarket rims, underbody neon, and the spoiler going on?
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