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Walkin’ Rear Splint

£31.00£50.48 inc. VAT

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Overview

How to Put on the Walkin’ Rear Splint

 

The Walkin’ Rear Splint for dogs and cats helps with injuries to the lower back limbs that need to be splinted or braced. Modeled after human splints, this product will provide stability and support for your pet’s lower rear limbs.

  • Constructed of waterproof hard plastic exterior, soft interior foam padding, non-skid pad on bottom, and touch-fastener closures.
  • Rear Splint extends above hock and completely under the foot, giving full support to bottom of pet’s leg.
  • Keeps pet’s leg in normal walking position.
  • Supports and stabilizes hock and paw areas of rear limbs.
  • Allows weight to be put on the broken or weak limb.
  • Provides an easy way to provide daily wound therapy.
  • Reduces the standard cost of bandaging and casting.
  • Lightweight design increases the pet’s tolerance of the splint.

It’s important to remember that any splint or bootie placed on a pet’s foot will need to be removed at bedtime, and should be removed for at least an hour during the day to allow the foot to breathe.

To get more of a custom fit add Walkin’ Custom-fit Foam for an additional £9.95

Please Note: There is no “right” or “left” leg or paw designated for splints; splints may be used for either the right or left leg/paw. If you order a splint and it is marked with “L” it refers to the size (Large).

Sizing

The Walkin’ Rear Splints come in a range of sizes to fit your dog or pet perfectly. The sizes range from XXSmall to XLarge to make sure most breeds are covered. All splints come with adjustable straps to best fit the splint to your pet’s dimensions. Splints will not be effective if they are too loose or too tight.

Please keep in mind that Walkin’ Rear Splints are designed to support the lower part of the legs. They will not stabilize the knee on the rear leg. Please check with your local veterinarian before using the splint on your dog or pet.

If you have a cat and are interested in these splints, you will need to order the XXSmall or XSmall splint, depending on the size of your cat. See chart.

rear splint measurement
measure paw

A: Measure from end of longest toenail to midpoint between hock and knee.
B: Measure from the end of longest toenail to top of hock.
C: To measure paw width, place dog’s paw on ground so there is a natural splay, and measure the widest part.

It is recommended that you measure the dog in a standing position, if possible.
If joint is swollen due to arthritis or other medical condition, go up a size to accommodate swelling, and adjust fit adjust fit using the Walkin’ Splint Custom Fit Foam.

SizeABCWeight Range
XXSmall6.25″4.5″1.25″under 10 lbs.
XSmall9″6″1.5″10-25 lbs.
Small10″7″1.75″25-40 lbs.
Medium11.25″8″2.25″40-65 lbs.
Large13.5″9.5″2.75″65-85 lbs.
XLarge15.5″11″3″85+ lbs.

XXSmall

A6.25″
B4.5″
C1.25″
Weight Rangeunder 10 lbs.

XSmall

A9″
B6″
C1.5″
Weight Range10-25 lbs.

Small

A10″
B7″
C1.75″
Weight Range25-40 lbs.

Medium

A11.25″
B8″
C2.25″
Weight Range40-65 lbs.

Large

A13.5″
B9.5″
C2.75″
Weight Range65-85 lbs.

XLarge

A15.5″
B11″
C3″
Weight Range85+ lbs.

Please Note: There is no “right” or “left” leg or paw designated for splints; splints may be used for either the right or left leg/paw. If you order a splint and it is marked with “L” it refers to the size (Large).

 

Custom Fit Foam

 

Walkin’ Splints Custom-fit Foam can give your Walkin’ Splint a more custom fit to provide optimal comfort for your pet. Using the included Walkin’ Splints templates, the adhesive-backed foam can be cut and trimmed to fit any size or type of Walkin’ Splint (front, rear, hock, carpal, bootie). Then peel the backing and adhere to your splint for a custom fit without the cost!

  • 9″ X 12″ adhesive-backed foam.
  • 1/4″ thick, Closed Cell Foam Sheet
  • Easy to cut and trim foam.
  • Pattern templates included to match every size and type of Walkin’ Splint.
  • Instructions included with templates.
  • Gives Splint a better custom fit for an additional $9.95

Instructions:

Every pet is different, and their needs will vary. The Walkin’ Splint Custom-fit Foam template is a guideline for the most common shapes needed to customize the fit of your Walkin’ Splint. Each template can be cut, trimmed, or altered for your pet’s comfort – every pet is different!

  1. Choose a pattern template that matches the type of splint you have (front, rear, hock, carpal, bootie).
  2. Cut template from pattern sheet, choosing the size that matches your splint size.
  3. Trace or tape cut shape to paper-backed side of foam sheet.
  4. Carefully cut shape.
  5. Before removing backing, check fit, and trim if necessary.
  6. Once completely satisfied with fit of splint on pet’s leg, peel backing and adhere to splint.

Please note: If additional support is needed, foam can be stacked.

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