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0 out of 5 based on 43 customer ratings
(47 customer reviews)

Rear Support Dog Wheelchair


Towel Test


Rear Wheelchair Measurements


Pets in need of the Rear Support Dog Wheelchair have weakness in the rear legs, good strength in the front legs while using the Towel Test, and the desire to be active. These pets can walk normally with their front legs, and only experience rear limb weakness or paralysis.

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Features & Benefits

  • Custom Made in USA and Ships Same Day*.
  • Guaranteed to Fit.
  • Fully Adjustable in Height, Length, and Width.
  • Lightest Wheelchair Available.
  • Front Support can be added at any time with a Front Support Kit.
  • Adjustable Rear Limb Weight Bearing for Rehabilitation.
  • Relieves Stress and Promotes Decompression of the Spine.
  • Adjustable Support System.
  • Proven Rehabilitation Results.
  • All parts are included with purchase; including leg slings.
  • Unlimited Support and Wheelchair Fitting Advice from our Professional Staff.

Recommended Conditions

Degenerative Myelopathy, Ruptured Disc, Spinal Trauma, IVDD, Hip Dysplasia, Arthritis, Old Age, Rear Amputees, Post Surgical Rehab for Disc, Knee, and Hip Surgery.

Wheelchair Measurement Chart

Rear Wheelchair Measurements

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Measurements *

Your measurements do not have to be exact. Every K9 Cart is fully adjustable by several inches and guaranteed to fit.

Is your Pet an Amputee?

Cause of Immobility?

Is a Refurbished Cart Acceptable?

If a refurbished cart is available, a 10% reduction of your wheelchair price will be subtracted from your total during payment processing by our staff. Refurbished carts may have scratches in the paint, or be mismatched colors.

Custom made in the USA just for your pet. The rear support dog wheelchair is designed and tested by K9 Carts; a company founded with a veterinary background since 1961. The Rear Support Dog Wheelchair by K9 Carts is the lightest weight and most highly adjustable dog wheelchair on the market today and the only wheelchair to offer the support our clients have come to appreciate by our experienced staff.

Pets in need of the Rear Support Wheelchair have some or complete weakness in the rear legs and good strength in the front legs while using the towel test as well as the desire to be active. The Rear Support Wheelchair removes some or all of the weight bearing on the hind legs while allowing complete mobility. The rear legs can be left down for pets still mobile in the rear or the legs can be held up with the legs slings. Every wheelchair comes standard with leg slings to hold the back legs up if needed. The Rear Support Dog Wheelchair balances perfectly on your dog and will not put any pressure on the shoulders or front legs. The wheelchair is very simple to take on and off with just one strap clip at the shoulders.

The Rear Support Dog Wheelchair is excellent for post-surgical rehabilitation, older arthritic dogs or any pets experiencing rear limb weakness. This wheelchair is also an excellent alternative for dogs when surgery is not an option as well.

Common Conditions

Beginning to moderate stages of Degenerative Myelopathy, Disc Disease, Fractured Back, Rear Limb Amputee, Embolism, Hip Surgery, and Knee Surgery.

Lightest Wheelchair

The K9 Cart is the lightest wheelchair available on the market today. The weight of the wheelchair for your pet is obviously a major concern and we strive to build a wheelchair using lightest weight materials available.

Made in USA

Every K9 Cart is hand built just for your pet in the USA, guaranteed to fit, and fully adjustable in height, length, and width. All of our orders are normally built and shipped in 24 to 48 hours.

Veterinary Established, Custom Made in USA, Lightest Wheelchair, Fully Adjustable, Convertible Design

What Makes K9 Carts the Leader in Pet Mobility?

Each K9 Cart combines 51 years of experience within the field of Veterinary Medicine to give our clients the only fully adjustable, convertible dog wheelchair designed by Orthopedic Veterinarians for your pet.

Given the quantity of available pet mobility companies to choose from these days; we at K9 carts do urge our clients to be careful as wheelchairs and all mobility products are medical equipment and should be purchased through a verified company within the medical industry.

Our staff have years handling customer support within the medical field and we will always go above and beyond to ensure your pet receives the highest quality care possible.

Choose My Wheelchair Size

XX-Small Under 5 lbs. $225, X-Small 5-15 lbs. $229, Small 16-25 lbs. $259, Med-Small 26-35 lbs. $289, Medium 36-45 lbs. $349, Med-Large 46-65 lbs. $429, Large 66-100 lbs. $459, X-Large 101-115 lbs. $529, XX-Large Over 115 lbs. $579

47 reviews for Rear Support Dog Wheelchair

  1. :

    I want to tell you how satisfied I am with the k9 cart that I purchased for my pug, Sparky . The cart was easy to assemble , easy to place my dog in and he has adapted it very quickly. Your service was excellent and I recommend the k 9 cart to others who have a dog with hind leg paresis.
    Sincerely, James Bittle DVM

  2. :

    Z’s cart is so great and really given him a new lease on life!
    Thank you!

  3. :

    Thank you Amanda, we received Murphy’s cart this morning, thank you so much for your help in ordering and getting the package here the next day. Murphy is our daughter’s emotional support animal, you don’t know how much this means to her and to us, her parents.
    You guys ROCK!!

  4. :

    Hi. My dog Q had a lot more mobility in the last 3 months of his life because of your awesome cart! Thank you so much! Here’s a photo!
    Leah K, Brooklyn, NY

  5. 5 out of 5


    Thanks so much. I have to say that I am most grateful for your (and your company’s) amazing customer support and interest. I don’t think I have ever encountered a more professional and involved business team. It is obvious that you have a concern for our pets and for pet owners. Thank you…

  6. 5 out of 5


    I received my pug’s K9 Cart on Friday. She took to it like a duck to water & I am over the moon.

  7. 5 out of 5


    Once Bridgette receives her cart, I will have two dogs using your products (Nicholas has a full support cart). I cannot say enough good things about your company. Your customer service is outstanding, and you provide such hope to all of the pet families out there who are in really stressful situations. Thank you for giving my babies their lives back.

  8. 5 out of 5


    We’re thrilled with the cart–and so is Koda!


  9. 5 out of 5


    It took a couple of days for my dog to get used to his rear support wheelchair. After lots of encouragement, he is finally getting the hang of it, and he does appear to be a bit happier now.

  10. 5 out of 5


    Very affordable. Happy to know that it is a convertible cart, so if I need to I can order the parts to make it a full support cart.

  11. 4 out of 5


    Very simple and easy to use dog wheelchair. When I had trouble putting the cart together, I called up the company and they were very helpful in assisting me over the phone and through email.

  12. 5 out of 5


    Very easy to use and affordable

  13. 5 out of 5


    I received the cart today. Thank you so much! We are very pleased with craftsmanship. Our little Harley will be zooming around in no time. Keep up the good work. Thanks again. – Staci H

  14. 5 out of 5


    Great product! Barbara was very helpful in advising which K9 Cart my dog would need. I highly recommend this product!

  15. 5 out of 5


    Shipping was quick, assembly easy, and my dog loves it.

  16. 5 out of 5


    Jake was uncertain of the wheelchair at first, but after a couple of minutes he was off running!

  17. 5 out of 5


    We purchased a K9 Cart from you some time ago and were very happy with the results as our dog is now moving about freely on her own. Without it, I feel her future was quite dim.
    Thank You for all your help. Diana and Stephen

  18. 4 out of 5


    I was apprehensive of having to take all the measurements that are needed. However, when I received the wheelchair and put it together, my puppy fit into it perfectly. Now he is running around again, which he hasn’t be able to do for a couple weeks!

  19. 5 out of 5


    My dog is very comfortable in his cart

  20. 4 out of 5


    My big Lab is so happy in his K9 Cart. He is able to run around and play with all his friends again. Unfortunately, we can’t use it inside, because it is too large and catches on furniture. Once he sees his cart he gets a look in his eye that says playtime!

  21. 5 out of 5


    Thank you. The cart is very good quality.


  22. 5 out of 5


    Casey has had her cart for about 18 months a few months after being diagnosed with DM. At first it was just what she needed for a little extra support on long walks. You can see in the picture her feet were down with socks and duct tape to prevent scraping. This enabled her full range of motion and some weight bearing and kept her in good shape for a long time. Now her back legs are up in the loops. From the very first she loved her cart. I credit having this cart with extending her life and happiness. It also meant I could continue long walks with her so was just as important to me.
    It is easy to put her in. She’s pretty rough on her cart and several times I had to call you for parts You were so helpful, even sent parts with no charge and did it quickly.. Even though I bought a used cart it fit her perfectly
    She still goes to the park in her cart, though for short walks as she tires easily.
    Casey and I cannot thank you enough for the cart and your consistent and caring support.

  23. 5 out of 5


    Thank you very much. My Pepper did wonderful and I believe that the wheelchair helped get her mobility back. She is now walking on her own. Distemper took her back legs from her by paralysis and almost her front legs. It was at the point that I was going to let her cross over but wanted to try the wheel chair to get her up for a little therapy. It was my last attempt and wanted to make her happy by getting her upright even if it was just a short while. 2 wks later she was walking on her own and now she is acting like a puppy. Thank you again from Pepper and her momma.

  24. 5 out of 5


    Hi… first I can’t tell you enough how grateful we are to have found your product. It’s as if our beloved dog has found a new lease on life. He is still trying to navigate tight turns but for the most part his transition to his new “legs” has been seamless. For that, we thank you.

  25. 5 out of 5


    We recently were visiting some friends at an agility match. Everyone was thrilled not only to see Bailey, but how well he adjusted to his new wheels. K9 Carts has certainly made him one happy and mobile 13 year old Cavalier. We are very grateful.
    Kim & Bailey

  26. 5 out of 5


    Her back legs are paralyzed, so your cart has been a real blessing for her, with few exceptions she can pretty much do whatever her sister can.
    She loves her daily walk and is known in our neighborhood as “wheels”
    She has had the cart for 3 years now and thanks to it she is mobile and leads a very active and full life.
    Thank you for what you do

  27. 5 out of 5


    Onyx continues to do well in her K9 cart. Onyx was trained in Schutzhund and holds Schutzhund and Show titles.
    Although she can no longer perform a full Schutzhund routine in protection, she can enjoy chasing her tug.
    – Deborah

  28. 5 out of 5


    When he first put it on he ran to the neighbors excited. He never hesitates to put it on and checks out his old trees and poles in the neighborhood. Thanks for making this possible.

  29. 5 out of 5


    Hi K9 Carts, we want to thank you for all that you have done for Reggie! He is getting very big very fast and is well on his way to being a happy young boy! The time we have had him, has truly been nothing short of spectacular. These special little guys have something big to teach us…. So thank you for all you have done for us and all that you do for others!

  30. 5 out of 5


    Made in the USA!

  31. 5 out of 5


    Just a quick note to say thank you for Bella’s new lease on life. I haven’t seen this smile in months. My strong , 55 lb Pittie girl was forced to slither around her world and now she can explore and chase birds and rabbits again. Best money I have ever spent! – Christine

  32. 4 out of 5


    Had to make a couple of adjustments when I received it, but Barbara at K9 Carts was very helpful in assessing how well it fit him. My dog absolutely loves it.

  33. 5 out of 5


    Our dog did use the cart and we were very happy to have it. We had absolutely no trouble at all putting it together, and then getting her in it and making a few small adjustments. – Sharon

  34. 5 out of 5


    Hi there, I ordered a cart from you recently and I am so happy and grateful to you all for your amazing carts, service and speed!! Snuggles my King Charles hadn’t walked for two months and now he is like a new dog! He is so much happier , walking around the garden and strolling around the park . I would recommend your company to anyone. Thank you again from a happy family in west cork, Ireland

  35. 5 out of 5


    As a veterinarian, I believe this is a great product. I have assisted my clients in measuring and fitting the wheelchairs, and have had no problems. The product is well made, and simple to put together and use. I will continue to recommend this product to all of my clients who need mobility assistance.

  36. 5 out of 5


    Our dog has been handicapped for many years. Before we bought this wheelchair for him, he would lay around depressed all the time, as his brothers could go out and play but he couldn’t. We bought this wheelchair though, and now he is the happiest I have ever seen him! His brothers are pretty happy too!

  37. 5 out of 5


    What a neat invention! I never even though of a wheelchair for my dog as a viable option, but my vet recommended K9 Carts to me and I am very happy, as is my dog Harry.

  38. 5 out of 5


    My Yorkie loves her wheelchair. It has changed her attitude and activity level for the better. She has become stronger all around, which means she no longer needs the extra supportive parts, and is using her cart as just a rear support wheelchair. Thank you, K9 Carts!

  39. 5 out of 5


    We got this cart for my dog Jamie. He has been chasing his sister around all day. We used to have a different cart that was large, cumbersome, and difficult to use – this cart is simple, easy to use, and very lightweight. I am very happy with my purchase.

  40. 5 out of 5


    Words don’t even begin to describe how happy we are with this cart! Zeus is enjoying his nightly walks again! We are very happy and thankful for the great invention!

  41. 5 out of 5


    This cart has helped get my dog up standing, so that he is not forced to lay around all day. It seems to have improved his attitude a lot – his tail actually wags!

  42. 5 out of 5


    Such a good product. Easy to put together and easy to put my dog in and out quickly. I have a small dog, so she is able to easily use her cart inside the house too, which is an added bonus. I’m just disappointed I hadn’t found K9 Carts sooner.

  43. 5 out of 5


    I love my dog’s K9 Cart. She is a very small dog, so I was able to get a beautiful pink cart for her – she looks adorable in it! She races around like a puppy again. When we heard of her diagnosis, with no hope of recovering, we were devastated. When we learned of K9 Carts, it was a miracle. We now have much more time with our little girl, and we are all grateful for that!

  44. 5 out of 5


    My dog loves her K9 Cart! It has made taking her out for walks so much easier. Whenever she sees the cart, she gets excited to go outside. She is so much happier now!

  45. 5 out of 5


    This was a great rehab device for after my dog had surgery. I don’t think Perry would have recovered as quickly without it!

  46. 4 out of 5


    It took a couple days for my dog to get used to his wheelchair, but thanks to the great customer service, Max is very happy in his wheelchair now.

  47. 5 out of 5


    This has been a big help to my dog. I am able to feed her when she is in the cart, which is nice because she was unable to hold herself up to eat before. Very happy with this wheelchair.

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