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How to Measure Your Dog For A Knee Brace

When you have made the decision to invest in a dog knee brace for your best pal there is a little work on your part so we can ensure the best fitting brace possible.  First we need to have the animal’s affected limb casted with a soft fiberglass casting material that we provide in your…

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Proper Use and Care For a Dog Knee Brace

When your special pet receives their custom dog knee brace there is a break in period for their new device.  We want to ensure proper fitting and use as well as a proper maintenance for the device.  Dog Knee Brace Fitting Instructions: Slide your pets leg into the brace by “threading” the leg through the…

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Custom Dog Knee Brace vs. Over The Counter Soft Brace

Often times when a new client is calling for a custom dog knee brace they will divulge that they bought an “over the counter” brace from a major online shopping platform, and “it didn’t work”.  There are a few reason’s a soft over the counter brace is not helpful for a CCL / ACL tear….

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Top Ten Dog Breeds Prone to CCL Tears

  By now I’m sure you have had a dog with a CCL tear or know someone who has had a dog with a CCL tear.  It is the most common naturally oc curring injury in dogs.  However did you know that some breeds tend to be more prone to this common injury? There are other…

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A Different Kind of Dog Knee Brace

There’s a lot of options when it comes to dog knee braces and they all work to help CCL / ACL tears in dogs.  Here is why the dog knee brace at Specialized Pet Solutions is different: A built in Achilles relief channel.  Most braces on the market strap around the back of the leg…

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Horse Prosthetics Are More Common

Equine prosthetics for horses, donkeys, and ponies are just the tip of the iceberg of what Specialized Pet Solutions has to offer.   They are a  small female owned company with a huge heart, that was inspired by a three legged pony. When Prince was born his mother died shortly after giving birth, she fell…

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A Letter From Our Founder about Animal Orthotics and Prosthetics

Dear Fellow Animal Advocate, I am writing to introduce myself and my company.  My name is Angela Boncz I am the founder and CEO of Specialized Pet Solutions, a small company offering custom orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) for animals.   I have been an animal lover all my life and often toyed with the idea…

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Dog CCL Tear

Knee Braces for Dogs Help a Common Injury

The most common injury in a dog is a CCL/ACL tear. This can be a complete tear or a partial tear and the symptoms are usually a sudden limp with little to no weight bearing on the affected limb. This can heal with conservative management and does not necessarily require a TPLO surgery. Dog Knee…

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Keeping Your Dog Active and Healthy With an Injury

By nature, dogs are active and injury can severely impact their quality of life. Leg injuries can be extremely detrimental to your dog’s psyche as well as their ability to exercise. Dog splints are designed to help your pup live a more comfortable life with their leg injury. Keep reading as Specialized Pet Solutions outlines…

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Improve Your Pet’s Quality of Life

When Specialized Pet Solutions LLC was founded, we had one goal in mind: to help improve the quality of life for pets. We knew that with the right devices and support, we could help them run and play again, and that would make all the difference in the world to them. And it has! Every…

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