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Do Knee Braces Really Work For Dogs?

Dog knee braces have become a go to for people and veterinarians when TPLO surgery is not the best option.  However should dog knee braces be the first line of treatment for a CCL tear rather than the last option when surgery is not optimal?  In the human medical industry all non-invasive treatments are exhausted…

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Specialized Pet Solutions Does it Best!

An honest declaration from us to you about animal orthotics and prosthetics: What can I say about our company that will convey how much we enjoy our work, and how much satisfaction we get from helping animals.  We have made the commitment to keep our prices as low as we can so more people can…

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Pioneers in the Animal Orthotics and Prosthetics Industry

The first human prosthetic can be dated back to 300 BC during the ancient Roman Empire.  Medical advancements have created some truly magical prosthetics for the human race over the last 2300+ years.  This is in stark contrast to the very recent pet orthotics and prosthetics industry that has only been around for the last…

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Fall and Winter Tips for your Disabled Pet

As the weather continues to cool off we shift our energies and focus towards indoor living and activities, and your special pets will need help doing the same.  Here are our top tips on keeping your special pet warm and safe this fall and winter.  1. Staying warm is the most important of all.  Adding…

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Customer Service in the Pet Industry

Every business in America has a need for quality customer service, however in the animal industry there’s more to get right.  It’s easy to help an animal, they are always grateful for any amount of love, affection and support they are offered however pet parents are not the same as they were 20 years ago. …

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Complications of TPLO Surgery, Dog Knee Braces are a Better Way!

When a human suffers a ligament tear they are sent to rehab and given orthotics and/or joint braces to help the injury heal more naturally prior to making the decision to go forward with an invasive surgical repair, and why are dogs not offered the same course of holistic therapy.     We have long…

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Summer Tips For Special Needs Animals

As we get ready for full on summertime weather we must consider our special needs animal babies and how this time of year can be wonderful and also dangerous.  Whether your fur baby wears a prosthetic device or a dog knee brace we have tips to help you navigate the warmer months.   If your…

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Why Dog Knee Braces Are Important For Pre and Post Op Care

It is estimated that there are 89.7 million dogs in the united states today, of those over 2 million will suffer from a CCL tear, and of those 600,000 will have a TPLO surgery to repair their cranial cruciate ligament.  Veterinarians offer TPLO surgery to repair this common dog injury without a lot of discussion…

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Knee brace for a dog torn CCL

Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics Help Animals Live Their Best Lives

Helping Animal Live their best lives with the help of Orthotics and Prosthetics is a reality thanks to forward thinking individuals and the talent of orthotics and prosthetic technicians willing to pave the way.  Using time honored traditions, and techniques as well as the same quality materials used for human orthotics and prosthetics we can…

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Six Easy Steps to Get an Orthotic or Prosthetic For Your Special Pet

At Specialized Pet Solutions we custom build orthotics and prosthetics that help animals live their best lives.  We strive to build the highest quality devices on the market using time honored traditions, and sourcing our materials from the same companies used for human orthotics and prosthetics.  Our mission is to provide affordable, less invasive, and…

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