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Custom Dog Knee Brace | CCL/ACL Stifle Rear Leg Dog Brace


Custom Dog Leg Braces - Order Process

Purchase

Purchase your Custom Dog Knee Brace. 

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Cast

We send you a Casting Kit for you to make a mold of your dog's leg.

Build

You ship us the mold. We use it to build a custom knee brace for your dog.

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FIT

We ship you the finished custom brace. You fit it to your dog and they are on the way to recovery!

Details

Custom dog knee braces can be used post operatively following a ligament repair or when your pet is not a surgical candidate.

CONDITIONS:

  • Post-operative management of the leg (minus TPLO)
  • Contralateral (opposite) limb management post-operatively
    • 50% of the time the opposite leg CCL tears within a year. Dog CCL braces are used to prolong this amount of time OR prevent it from happening altogether.
  • Partial tears - average amount of time needed to wear the device (depending on tear) is 6 months to fully stabilize
  • Patellar Luxation –Secondary to use for CCL injuries, BUT are an important application
    • Cannot directly control the patella, since it is such a small bone
      • An effective method to reduce Patellar Luxation (sideways movement) is to limit ROM where the Luxation occurs
      • Luxation usually occurs in deep flexion or full extension
      • Stifle braces reduce the sideways movement, helping the patella to stay in place
  • Contracture Management - using Ultraflex joints, management of flexion OR extension contractures
  • Distal femoral or proximal tibia/fibula fractures, as an alternative to splinting
  • Contracture Option:
    • Used for Contracture Management using an Ultraflex joint or other means to stretch the ligaments to get to a more functional position

BENEFITS:

  • Option for non-surgical candidates due to age, cost, other contraindications
  • Stabilizes the joint
  • Provides support to the affected area
  • Decreases healing time and decreases cost
  • Return to improved activity level and near normal joint function
  • Allows for easier wound inspection
  • Releases pressure on Contra-lateral Limb
Features

FEATURES:

  • Hand-sculpted using thermal & vacuum formed technology
  • Fitted to your pets very own limb
  • Cushioning non-porous medical grade foam to ease pressure on affected area
  • Adjustable durable hook and loop strap system to tighten and loosen for comfort
  • Made is the USA
  • Removable
  • Six Month Warranty

TECHNOLOGY

  • Waterproof
  • Range of Motion Hinges
  • Allows full range of motion, limited range of motion, or a locked position.
  • Flex Motion
  • Allow Motion that mimics normal ligament mobility
  • Durable Non-Slip Tread (if applicable)
Customer Stories

Follow HUSKY SQUAD:

Follow the Husky Squad, as JC and Victoria use an alternative, non-invasive holistic approach to treat Tidus, after he sustains an ACL injury.

Product Comparison

Product

Details
  • SIZES
  • ACUTE INJURIES
  • PRE-OPERATIVE
  • POST-OPERATIVE
  • CHRONIC CONDITIONS
  • TREATS KNUCKLING
  • TREATMENT AREA
  • TREATMENT TIME
  • ACTIVITY LEVEL
  • SUPPORT LEVEL
  • AVAILABILITY
  • COLORS
  • PRICE

PERFORMANCE

Ready to Fit Brace
  • XS | SM | MD | LG
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  • rear legs
  • 6 - 18 months
  • medium - high
  • medium - high
  • in stock
  • black
  • $$

Custom

Brace
  • BUILT TO SIZE
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  • all areas
  • lifetime
  • high
  • high
  • made to order
  • color options
  • $$$
Colors
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tornado

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red

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red

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blue snake

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solar

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soccer balls - blue/yellow

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light pink

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punk

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apps

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bugs w/yellow

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caribbean

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fly & drive - white

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yellow

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iceage - 2

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usa flag

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black

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soccer balls - germany

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sweetheart

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neptune

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bugs w/pink

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comic bam

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dip-dab

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dark sky

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ocean

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raindrops

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pink camo

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carbon braid

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heart and roses

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purple

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starlight

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leopard

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carbon plus

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dino-white

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blue

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military

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light purple butterfly

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spring butterfly

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soccer balls - red/white/blue

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tattoo

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flower power

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manhattan

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zebra

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crunch

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dino-blue

Use & Care

CARE:

Wipe down surfaces with alcohol.

MATERIALS:

  • Outer Shell: polypropylene, polyethylene, co-polymer
  • Inner Liner: closed-cell polyethylene foam

 

Customer Reviews

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D.A.
Fun again

Zoe is now up to 8 hours a day wearing her custom brace and we are having fun again. We did not experience any redness or soreness during her build up to 8 hours. I do find I have to adjust the brace a bit tighter after several hours as it sometimes starts to fall below her hock if she is very active. I went 1 day and did not put the brace on her and I found she was favoring her leg so I'm not missing any more days. Zoe has a partial ALC tear and I plan on getting x-rays in 6 months to see if she has had any progress. She had surgery on her other leg a year and half ago for a full tear and I really didn't want to put her through that again so I opted to try the brace. So far I'm very pleased and Zoe seems to feel stronger with the brace, hallelujah!!!

J
J.G.
Great Service & Great product.

My dog is currently going on full walks with the brace and beginning to heal. Although it does take a few weeks for the pup to get used to the brace, I believe it will help in the long run. Keeping my fingers crossed.

Angela was phenomenal at responding to emails and answering questions about the brace. She was integral in helping me understand how to properly heal my pup.

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S.
Custom Brace for Boomer

Our old guy ruptured his ACL. Because of his age we felt a brace was better fit for him than surgery. He is a Pug and just missed the size for a Ready Fit Brace so we went through the process of the Custom Fit one. We worked with different staff members and all were very helpful and comforting getting us through this stressful process for it was all new to us. After his cast was received, the brace took 2 weeks to arrive. It was a perfect fit for Boomer and didn't take long for him to get use to it. He attends several Archery Tournaments with us so we went with the patriotic USA Flag style so he can help us represent our country. He has been the center of attention and we have already referred others to Animal Ortho Care in hopes that they'll be able to get their furry loved ones back to their normal self as quick as Boomer did. We are very pleased with the brace and the process/staff from Animal Ortho Care! Thank you for helping us get our guy back to his happy normal self!

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T.N.
Excellent quality

Great product great communication

J
J.M.
Brace for ACL tear

Our 12 year old lab has an ACL year and is not up for surgery. So far he is getting used to the brace. Our Vet said the brace fit well. We are hopeful the brace will be a big help.


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