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Can My Dog Lie Down in a Dog Wheelchair?

Can My Dog Lie Down in a Dog Wheelchair?

Most dogs can’t lie down when using a wheelchair.

Most dogs can’t lie down when using a wheelchair. This means you need to pay particular attention if your dog is getting tired and needs to be taken out of the wheelchair for a rest.

A dog can lie/crouch down at the front, but at the back it’s physically impossible for them to lie down. This is because the wheels are in a fixed position off the ground, and the back legs are being held up by the pelvis being supported by the leg rings.

Some dogs can lie down in their wheelchair, but this is incredibly rare and usually only happens with the short-legged breed dogs (dachshunds or corgis) who are fully paralysed, and can’t feel their back legs.

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