Recently a pet parent wrote to ask me questions about caring for her paralyzed dog. The woman said her dog was incontinent and that she was cutting and reconfiguring human diapers to keep her dog dry. The email was a double-edged sword for me. On one side, I was happy the pet parent of a newly diagnosed disabled dog found her way to Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog for answers. But on the other side, I was disappointed she wasn’t able to find the information she needed on the website. I hadn’t properly addressed the options about doggie diapers and the other products available for incontinent pups.
With that said, I decided to share everything I know about doggie diapers in this post. And if I leave anything out, please feel free to add your favorite way to keep an incontinent pet dry in the comment section. [Read more…]