6 Cones and Collars for Dogs Post Surgery and Injury Recovery

6 Cones and Collars for Dogs Post Surgery and Injury Recovery

Surviving an injury or surgery, especially an ACL/CCL injury requiring tplo surgery, can be quite a traumatic experience.  The last experience desired by anyone is the dreaded and less-than-comfy “cone of shame”. We’ve all experienced the love-hate relationship of a dog wearing such a cone or collar, often referred to as e-collars, as they mend from post surgery or injury recovery. Cones and e-collars help prevent dogs from licking or chewing affected area.  If not …

5 Best Slings and Lift Harnesses for Dog Knee Injuries

5 Best Slings and Lift Harnesses for Dog Knee Injuries

Having been the owners of two rambunctious, litter-mate boxers, my wife and I always loved watching both rip, run, and tussle across our backyard for nearly 8 years. At the end of their lives, nothing pained us more than helplessly watching both succumb to a degenerative back issue.  It greatly impacted their hind limbs, joint, and ligament health, and overall quality of life. Like most dog owners, we were extremely fond of playing with and …

The Best Braces for Your Dog Pre and Post Knee Surgery

The Best Braces for Your Dog Pre and Post Knee Surgery

Watching a dog, especially when it’s your beloved dog, lose its quality of life due to disease or bodily injury is a painstaking experience, to say the least. My wife and I experienced this pain a few years ago. We had to euthanize our once highly-energetic and lovable litter-mate boxers due to a degenerative back disease. In their prime, they chase one another around the back yard for hours at a time.  They leaped, jumped, …