Tumbles the dog gets new set of wheels

The six-week-old terrier-beagle mix, named Tumbles, learned to move by balancing on his nose and back legs, Inside Edition reported.

A veterinarian suggested that Tumbles should get a cart to help strengthen his back legs.

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So the Ohio University Innovation Center created a wheelchair using a 3-D printer, CBS News reported.

Tumbles will need physical therapy and some tweaks to the cart until he can use it on his own.

Tumbles is in a foster home, but his story is being updated on the Friends of Shelter Dogs' Facebook page.

Tumbles is all tuckered out after his first cart fitting at the Ohio University Innovation Center.Because this little...

Posted by Friends of the Shelter Dogs on Friday, November 13, 2015

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