How does this Custom Dog Knee Brace help my dog?
AOC's Custom Dog Knee brace assists with healing from injury and also post surgery. Additionally, our custom braces help with chronic conditions like arthritis. As a pair, these braces helps with giving added support to your dog's weight bearing leg following the injury of one leg.
What is the difference between the Custom Dog Knee Brace and Performance Dog Knee Brace?
Our Custom braces are built specifically for your dog. Measurements aren’t needed for this type of brace. Instead you or your vet would take a cast of the area. The cast is then used to build a custom brace. Little or no adjustments are needed to fit our custom brace.
The Performance brace is a standard size off-the-shelf brace that offers a customizable solution to injury stabilization following injuries and surgery to the knee (stifle) and specifically the Cranial Cruciate Ligament. It has a 6-18 month treatment time. Sizing is based from measurements of your dog, which are listed on the product page. You may need to make adjustments to the brace in order to fit it properly.
What is included with the purchase of a Custom Dog Knee Brace?
Our Custom Dog Knee braces come with a FREE casting kit. Whichever shipping option you choose at checkout, will determine how the casting kit and final brace will be sent to you. We offer free ground shipping, 2-day business day, and overnight business day available for an additional charge. It is the your responsibility to mail back the cast.
What happens if the fit is not correct?
Not to worry, we will work with you through adjustments until the fit is correct.
What if my dog's knee brace needs refurbishment?
You can order straps and pads off our website. If you need the Liner replaced, you will need to send it to us for repair at the cost of $125.00.
Is this brace waterproof?
All of our custom dog braces are made with a non-porous padded liner and a polypropylene plastic. Both materials can be wiped down to dry and/or cleaned. Straps and strap pads will need to be air dried.
How often can my dog wear this brace?
In most cases after the Break in Period of two weeks you can leave the brace on as long as needed but make sure to take off at least twice a day for skin examination. Please remove the brace before your dog goes to bed at night.
Can they go up and down stairs?
After a few days of use and they seem to be adjusting to the brace, you can introduce them to stairs.
How long is the fabrication process?
Once we receive the cast it takes 10-12 business days to fabricate. We offer Free ground shipping, but Expedited Shipping can be included for an extra charge. If you choose expedited shipping at checkout, we will ship both the Casting Kit and your dog's Custom Brace based on that option.
Is the casting process difficult?
We provide casting videos on our website under the Pawcademy section. Instructions will also be included in the casting kit. If needed, we can also walk you or your Veterinarian through the casting process.
Is the fitting process difficult?
Our Custom Dog Braces are designed for easy on and off application with Velcro straps. If you have any fitting concerns please send pictures with the custom brace on your dog to firstname.lastname@example.org