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Surgi-Sox Products: Comfortable Compression Dog Braces and Healing Care

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It’s hard to watch our furry friends as they deal with the effects of medicine application or recover from surgery. Trying to calm a nervous, anxious animal after going through a stressful experience who then has to wear a dreaded cone to prevent them from licking a wound, ranks up there as one of the toughest parts of pet parenthood. But DogLeggs™ has developed a line of products that help to alleviate the stress your dog mentally and physically goes through: Surgi-Sox, a line of compression wear for the torso, legs, and head that are comfortable, adjustable, and aid in healing.

Surgi-Sox Torso

A simple but effective product, Surgi-Sox Torso can often replace traditional bandaging techniques (and the Elizabethan collar!). It provides coverage, protection, and compression of the torso, and as an added benefit, helps to successfully calm animals when worn. It helps to cut back on chronic licking of the torso and to prevent seroma formation following surgery. Surgi-Sox Torso has also been developed so that drainage tubes and other tubes can be utilized while it is being worn. Multiple sizes are available and compression can be adjusted to fit in with your dog’s needs.

Surgi-Sox Step-In Leggings

A variation of the Surgi-Sox Torso is the Surgi-Sox Step-In Leggings - providing the same torso compression comfort along with leggings for your dog’s front legs. The ease of the product - your dog simply steps into the leggings portion and you adjust the torso compression as necessary - makes it a wonderful alternative to the traditional post-surgery bandages and collars. The addition of the leggings prevents the chewing and licking of any wounds or post-surgical scars on your dogs knees and legs. Additionally, the use of Surgi-Sox reduces anxiety and stress throughout the recovery process.

Surgi-Sox Aural Compression Bandage

Does your dog vigorously shake their head after you apply medicine to their ears? Or try to rub their face and ears on the floor or furniture after surgery? The Surgi-Sox Aural Compression Bandage is the perfect solution for preventing further mess and stress for your dog. The adjustable bandage fits comfortably and securely with fasteners in front and behind the ears. Plus, the Surgi-Sox Aural Compression Bandage can be used during mealtimes to keep debris and food particles out of your dog’s ears, thereby reducing possible bacterial infection.

Comforting our dogs after surgery, preventing them from further injuring themselves, keeping them calm during vet visits, or helping them heal from an accidental wound -- all of these are made much easier with the use of any of our Surgi-Sox products, which were developed by dog lovers, who know that their healing is just as important to their owners as it is to them. 

DogLeggs™ Solutions

Our products are made-to-measure for your dog, and are constructed from three-dimensional fleece-faced, breathable, stretch fabric that has wicking properties. VELCRO® fasteners make them simple to put on and remove, and allow for easy adjustment and optimum comfort for your dog.

Visit our About Us and Shop pages to learn more about the DogLeggs™ story, and how our products can make improving your dog’s quality of life as easy as “a walk in the park.”

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