Pop A Wheelie!: Dog With T-Rex Legs Gets Custom Wheels

April 27, 2012


Dude, he is CATCHING AIR.

This is Roosevelt (named after President Franklin Roosevelt, who became wheelchair-bound after contracting Polio). Roosevelt was born with malformed front legs (picture after the jump -- they kinda look like a t-rex's) but it's all good now because wheelchair pet specialist Eddie's Wheels made him a sweet set of -- what are those, 10's? There's a video after the jump which shows him speeding around on his wheels and may or may yes have brought a tear to my eye because he still moves his gimpy little legs like he's running. My only complaint? Everyone in the video calls him Rose and Rosie for short. Rose, seriously? He didn't show Leonardo DiCaprio his tits on the Titanic.

Hit the jump for a couple more shots and the video.



Thanks to MaryAnn, who challenged me to not make a Gilligan's Island reference in her shoutout. CHALLENGE FAILED.

  • I thought FDR got paralyzed by a bad batch of illegal prohibition moonshine that he had delivered to the whitehouse(polio was a white lie because one of the possible chemicals that could end up in a poorly made batch had similar results commonly known and called the "jake walk effect" ) with his secret train he bought with "hidden"(Read embezzled or flagged as having gone to other projects) funds. the same train he later used to hide his condition and ferry him direct to his favorite hotel for sexyfuntimes with local "working girls

  • phillip reyes

    That's cool. But when are they gonna start curing shit?

  • OMG adorable!

  • Antonio Carvalho

    What about a video of this dog walking without the wheels like a dinosaur!? Now that would be something!

  • Silvermidnight

    poor lil brudder! He can make it on his own!

  • This_Update_Sucks

    He still moves his front legs like they work. Why is that?

  • ItsMeMichelle

     It's a nuerological reaction, sort of like when people lose a limb and
    they still feel like the limb is there via pain or itches etc (phantom
    limb syndrome), as far as the dog is aware his brain is telling him to
    move forward so his body reacts accordingly : )

  • rikster81

    OMG! he does look like a t-rex! This is awesome! I love dogs!

  • " Hit the jump for a couple more shots and the video."
    2 pics and 0 video s  yep here with GW we get all the facts right the first time!


  • Max

    Well, the video's up now anyway.

  • theodore roosevelt was not wheel chair bound after contracting polio... that was franklin roosevelt... god dammit gw get ur facts straight

  • Emmitt Morgans

    Looks like GW fixed the article but didn't make any mention of an edit.

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