Features August 2011 Issue

Orthopedic Equipment for Dogs that Increase Joint Support and Overall Mobility

A hind-end harness like this one from Walkabout Harnesses works well for dogs dealing with back-end issues. Plus, it’s kind to the human’s back.

Orthopedic Equipment for Dogs that Increase Joint Support and Overall Mobility

More assistive equipment to make your dog’s life — and yours, too — a little easier.

In our March 2011 issue, we introduced you to a very small sampling of some of the neat “assistive equipment” options that are available to help our canine companions who have limited mobility or other physical issues. We received such a great response that we thought we’d share with you a few more finds that can help make life easier for you and your dog, particularly if he or she is aging or has orthopedic or neurologic issues. Remember: the products mentioned here are only the tip of the iceberg. There are numerous companies making innovative assistive products; what we’re hoping to do here is to get you thinking about some of the possibilities!

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