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390388 tn?1279636213

Wheel chairs

My dog Koenig has cancer and cannot walk correctly to go to the bathroom.  I'm using the walkin wheels (in which we love....me and my fur baby) for him and just ordered the front wheels because his front legs are getting weak after ~3 minutes (due to him wanting to run again/brisk walk).  He just loves his outside wheels though.  
My question is:  If anyone else has went threw this or is....Is there a easier back saving way (for me...I hate to say due to my own health) to put him in and tips on building or purchasing "safe" ramps for going down 2 steps that can be removed at a later date?
Thank you in advance for any replies.
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675347 tn?1365460645
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You might find something on this site:
http://www.petclassics.com/dog-ramp-steps-sitemap.htm

How big is Koenig? If he's a fairly small dog, maybe you could get him up onto a special table or raised area for you to fit him into his "wheels" without straining your back? Then use one of the ramps for him to wheel himself back down? Of course it depends how much space you have where you live, as the ramp down from the table would have to be gradual (so he doesn't wheel down at 60mph to a crash-landing!)
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390388 tn?1279636213
Hi sweets, it's been a long time since I have been on here.  I hope all is well with you.  He is ~65 lbs.  I'll probably have to build one.  I have a pretty good idea of how now.  I talked to the people at walkin wheels for help today.  I guess I'm doing it correctly, it's just that I have so much pain in my back is all. Thanks for you time though.  (HUGS)
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