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Novaguard and Optivizor Recovery Collars

This company offers a variety of protective collars to protect eyes and prevent scratching.
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No Flap Ear Wrap

Highly recommended by Ridgeback breeder/exhibitor Marykay Ligocki, the No Flap Ear Wrap holds the ears securely preventing further damage.
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Orthopedic Devices

Posh Dog Knee Brace

Another brand of leg brace, giving stability to injured legs. For proper fit and use, one must work with their veterinarian.

OrthoPets – Orthopedic Products

One stop shopping for truly custom made orthotic and prosthetic devices for pets.

Dog Leggs Protection and Support Solutions

The DogLeggs Company provides innovative, effective, easy to use products that help support dogs. Their products include Elbow protection, Rear leg hobbling system and carpal support.
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Legs, Feet and Tail Products

Happy Tail Saver

Large dogs, especially Danes can suffer from tail damage which can result in tail amputation. This device can save your dogs tail.

PAWZ

Available from Chewy.com or their own website. These are little rubber booties (think rain boots) that are stretchy and fig snuggly. I've used them, and they work good if you just need a "quick trip outside" coverage.

Neo-Paws

This company offers a variety of winter and protective boots and other items such as life vests, muzzles and much more.

Medipaw Wound Management

This company carries a variety of items that are helpful, especially for leg wounds. Dena Cassell used one of the leg boots to help protect the dressing on a broken toe and found it very helpful.

Paw Friction

This product is applied to the pads of dog who may have mobility issues and provides needed friction to their feet to assist them getting traction. Highly recommended by Allison Paxton, a Dane breeder.

Posh Dog Knee Brace

Another brand of leg brace, giving stability to injured legs. For proper fit and use, one must work with their veterinarian.

Body Products

Help Em Up

Perhaps your Dane has had surgery or is getting old and losing rear mobility. This harness is designed to assist the human help .their dog get up and also to support them as they are moving. This model came highly recommended by various Dane owners and breeders. This company also makes other medical devices for canines.

Animal Suspension Technology

Recommended by Melissa Wilste, a Bullmastiff breeder, this harness also is an option for helping dogs with mobility issues.

Suiticals

This is a protective "suit" the dog wears to prevent them from accessing a surgical site or stitches. Highly recommended by Dane owner Lynda Moulter. She used this product after having major problems with her dog after surgery, and felt it was a game changer in the healing process.

K9 Top Coat

A lycra bodysuit designed to prevent a dog from worry wounds. Recommended by Marykay Ligocki (Ridgebacks).

Assistive Devices

While your young dog may be able to easily get up into vehicles, the old one might not be able to. It's a very good idea to teach youngsters how to navigate a ramp or step BEFORE the time comes when they need it.

Animal Stretcher Pet Trolley

If a big dog goes down, it's virtually impossible to get them up and move them. This item will allow you to safely move your dog in the unfortunate event they can't get up.

Twiststep

This handy device swings out for use, then swings back under your vehicle for storage.

Pet Loader

Portable stairs for vehicles, grooming tables, etc