How can I protect my paralyzed dog’s legs from getting scraped when they scoot? This is a question I get asked all the time.
Pet owners worry about the problem because dog’s who drag their back legs on a hard surface run the risk of injuring their skin. The constant scraping can lead to deep wounds that are hard to treat. And those wounds can turn into skin infections or even an abscess.
My dog Cody had to be hospitalized after a wound on his skin became an abscess.
The concern from pet parents and my own experience put me on the lookout for a product that solves this problem. I’ve been looking for a long time, but I finally found the answer. It’s called Mozzie Pants™. I think they’ll become an indispensable part of how to care for your paralyzed dog. [Read more…]