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Happy Halloween! Dogs love to dress up in costumes for Halloween and we love seeing how cute they look. For those of us with a disabled dog, choosing a costume can be tricky. To help, I’ve done some research and put together this Halloween Costume Gift Guide for Dogs in Wheelchairs. I hope you find it helpful.
My first suggestion is that you stay away from costumes that fit on top of your dog’s back. These can cause havoc and get tangled if your pup’s cart uses straps. In addition, a costume that presses on your dog’s back can add excess weight they don’t need on a weak spine.
I also recommend that you stick to costumes that leave your dog’s front limbs open and free. The restriction of a costume that covers the front legs can make it hard for a disabled pup to walk in their wheelchair. [Read more…]