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How Many Hours a Day Should My Pet Wear a Dog Knee Brace?

When your dog injures themself, like suffering from a CCL tear, a fantastic alternative to surgery is providing dog knee support through a brace. This will put your beloved pet on the path to recovery. That is… if they wear it often enough. Do they need to wear the brace for knee support for dogs all the time? How long is long enough? Bionic Pets is here to answer all of these questions and more!  Table of Contents The Benefits of a Dog Knee Brace How Many Hours a Day Should They Wear It? When to Wear it When to Take it Off Reach Out to Bionic Pets to Learn More The Benefits of a Dog Knee Brace When your dog...

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How Long Does it Take for a Torn Dog ACL Tear to Heal Without Surgery?

You never want to see your pet suffering. This is why it's so difficult when they have a torn dog ACL and you're not sure how to help. Is surgery the only option for healing? We'll look further into this question in this blog. Table of Contents Do Dogs Have an ACL? Will a Torn Dog ACL Tear to Heal Without Surgery? Alternatives to Surgery Knee Brace for a Torn ACL/CCL Do Dogs Have an ACL? Technically, no. There is no anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in dogs. The ACL is a thin connective tissue in the middle of human knees. Dogs have something similar, though. The connective tissue in dogs is instead known as the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). It...

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What Kind of Plastic Do We Use on Our Pet Prosthetics?

Here at Bionic Pets, we produce both partial limb prosthetics and full limb prosthetics for many different animals, all of various weights and sizes. Our high-quality pet prosthetics are actually hand crafted. Because they are custom-made, we can ensure a comfortable fit. They can help your animal buddy get his or her energy and mobility back. We're here to satisfy your pet’s unique needs. "But, how?" you may wonder. How do we do it? The answer is the special kind of plastic process we use. Table of Contents The Plastic We Use on Our Pet Prosthetics Plastic Thermoforming for Pet Prosthetics The Benefits of Plastic Thermoforming  Contact Bionic Pets to Learn More The Plastic We Use on Our Pet Prosthetics...

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Dog Prosthetics: 3 Things to do Right Afterwards

  It should come to no surprise that there will be a bit of a learning curve for both you and your pet after they receive their dog prosthetics. Imagine if your limb was amputated and you were fitted with a prosthetic leg. You would certainly be excited to be able to walk again, but it would take some time to get used to. Your dog feels the same way! Amputation of a beloved pet’s limb is a difficult decision. It is often needed to eliminate a painful or life threatening condition. Severe trauma, cancer, or debilitating illness are all reasons for amputation to be considered. In some cases, a dog is born without a limb and needs a prosthetic...

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