We can fit assistive devices such as supports, splints and aids to help with a range of conditions.

For dogs that are struggling standing a ‘help em up’ harness is invaluable for the dog to live in so the owners can assist them easily without hurting their ¬†backs. We can also lend them to our clients for short term use.cheshire-clinic

We can also fit your dog with supportive splints if required, to assist with conditions such as Achilles tendinopathy.

Shoulder braces are useful for conditions such as shoulder stability.

Wraps can be fitted to joints that need support.

 

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