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Walkin’ Bootie Dog Splint

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The Walkin’ Bootie Splint provides full support of your dogs lower leg and paw. The Bootie splint will assist to correct and ease the discomfort of knuckling under. It is designed to stabilise the paw and digits. Dogs suffering from any lower limb nerve damage would greatly benefit from the brace support.

Add the custom fit Walkin Splint Foam Insert for extra comfort 

Front & Rear leg conditions that may benefit from the Bootie Splint:

Neurological conditions causing knuckling of paw
Metacarpal joint instabilities or malformations
Soft tissue injuries to metacarpal tendons/ligaments
Post-surgical protection
Osteoarthritis of metacarpal joints.


XSmall, Small, and Medium Bootie Splints include two touch-fastener closures.
Large and XLarge Bootie Splints include three touch-fastener closures.

      How to put on the Walkin’ Bootie Splint

      It’s important to remember that any splint or bootie will need to be removed at bedtime, and should be removed for at least an hour during the day to allow the foot to breathe.

      Sizing

      FRONT

      To determine correct front leg bootie splint size, measure from the end of the longest toenail to 1/2″ below the carpal joint.

      Front Bootie Measurement

      REAR

      To determine correct rear leg bootie splint size, measure from the end of the longest toenail to 1/2″ below the hock joint.

      Rear Bootie Measurement

      PAW WIDTH

      To measure paw width, place dog’s paw on ground so there is a natural splay, and measure the widest part.

      Front Splint Measurements

      FRONT AND REAR SIZING CHART

      Size Total Length Paw Width Recommended Weight Range
      XSmall 5.5″ / 14.0 cm 1.75″ / 4.4 cm under 25 lbs.
      Small 6.5″ / 16.5 cm 2.25″ / 5.7 cm 25 – 40 lbs.
      Medium 8″ / 20.3 cm 2.5″ / 6.4 cm 40 – 65 lbs.
      Large 8.25″ / 21.0 cm 2.75″ / 7.0 cm 65 – 85 lbs.
      XLarge 11″ / 27.9 cm 3″ / 7.6 cm 85+ lbs.


      If joint is swollen due to arthritis or other medical condition, go up a size to accommodate swelling, and adjust fit using foam to create a more custom fit.