Features January 2017 Issue

Disabled Dogs Products

The Free Standing Foldable 2-Step Pet Stair by Pet Gear is pricey ($175 from many online retailers), but strong and stable.

Disabled Dogs Products

Here are various types of assistive devices for disabled dogs, arthritic or elderly dogs, or any dog who needs extra mobility support.

If your dog has arthritis or is recovering from an injury or has a condition that restricts her range of motion, a variety of assistance devices ranging from simple to sophisticated can help her live a more comfortable, active life. Steps and ramps are affordable, portable aids for dogs who need help getting onto or off of furniture or into and out of vehicles. For dogs with neck or spine injuries or osteoarthritis, elevated food and water bowls may help reduce pain (or anxiety about pain) from reaching down to eat or drink from low bowls.

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