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Walkin' Wheels and hills

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Walkin' Wheels and hills

Postby ShilohsMom » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:39 pm

How does this wheelchair handle hills? We live on a hill, so our walking route is uphill and then downhill. Is there a risk of the cart tipping over, or injuring him going downhill? Would it be more difficult for him to go uphill with the extra weight of the wheelchair than without the chair?
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Re: Walkin' Wheels and hills

Postby nbregger » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:51 pm

Your dog will be able to handle going up the hill. The wheelchair isn't that heavy. Going downhill, I might suggest attaching the handle strap to the back hooks to slow him down. :)
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Re: Walkin' Wheels and hills

Postby ShilohsMom » Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:04 pm

Thanks! And one more question. This is the terrain he will have to go over. The first is our driveway and the second is the street where we walk. I used the wizard to figure out the size he needs and it says Large with 12" wheels. Will the standard wheels handle this terrain or do I need the air tires?

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Re: Walkin' Wheels and hills

Postby nbregger » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:14 am

The Air tires would make a smoother ride.
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Re: Walkin' Wheels and hills

Postby ShilohsMom » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:49 am

Thanks!
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