Max's Wheels


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Max, a Springer Spaniel has led a life most dogs can only dream about. He joined the Avon and Somerset Police Force in England,at the age of one and spent the next seven years as a sniffer for the drug enforcement agency.

However, about two years ago, he was forced to retire because of dehabilitating arthiritis in his hips, legs and back. The normally active dog, was now resigned to spending his days lying around, since he couldn't even walk properly.

However, his former police friends were determined not to let Max suffer for the rest of his life.

They searched for a solution and earlier this year, came across a chariot like structure that attaches to his back, providing him with the stability and wheels that he needs to move around.

Max, who now lives with Inspector Anne Higgins, took to the wheels immediately.

Now, instead of chasing after the bad guys, he spends his days chasing leaves and tennis balls with his buddy Stanley. His owner says that thanks to the new wheels, Max can outrun anybody!

After seeing Max's amazing progress, 25 other retired police dogs with similar issues, have also been fitted with the 'chariot', allowing them to have fun once again.

Source: Channel4news,

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  • max-life
    max-lifeSunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:07 pm
    so lovley
    • benjaminjohn7
      benjaminjohn7Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm
      • max-life
        max-lifeSunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm
        love it so heart warming
        • max-life
          max-lifeSunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:29 pm
          so hart warming
          • mikeyTuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm
            • grapefruit
              grapefruitSaturday, March 17, 2018 at 4:52 am
              that's a lot of cute and sadness all mixed in one article...
              • kalkerns2000
                kalkerns2000Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:41 am
                so sad but really cute
                • paratweet
                  paratweetFriday, November 27, 2015 at 7:28 am
                  Great Now A RoBo DoG
                  • fishnanny2
                    fishnanny2Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:59 am
                    He looks like he's having fun. But if he were you know, free from the wheels, he'd probably have more fun.
                    • sisimbo
                      sisimboFriday, March 6, 2015 at 7:06 am
                      I agree with you, but Max has arthritis so he depends on the wheels. Otherwise I'm sure they would free him from the wheels and he probable wouldn't have retired either. You have to admit it's a cool invention.
                    • vaughany
                      vaughanyWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:27 pm