Wheelchair With Skis Helps Disabled Dog Get Around

By: AP
By: AP

MILTON, Wis. (AP) -- A special wheelchair with attached skis has made it possible for a disabled dog to get around this winter.

Kadee Mae is a 10-year-old border collie whose hind quarters are paralyzed after she broke a bone in her back in January.

Her owner, Shiela Lund, of Milton, tells Janesville Gazette that Kadee Mae is healthy and energetic -- except for her inability to walk. Lund says she ordered a wheelchair so Kadee Mae could get around.

But with all the snow, the wheels were no good.

Lund says she worked with a Wisconsin couple to get donated skis and a Massachusetts company to have them shortened and attached to the wheelchair. She says Kadee Mae is now back to doing 2- to 3-mile walks each day.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 250159761 - wifr.com/a?a=250159761
Gray Television, Inc.