Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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14 January 2011
24 March 2020
Hi Sanja! I’m so sorry to hear about Trina’s recent front leg issues, but it sounds like you are exhausting all avenues! I know you are looking for a Ruffwear harness , but I wanted to let you know that Griffin’s surgeon recommends the “Help Em Up” harness which has handles in the front and back, like the Doubleback one. I found the Help Em Up in size small on ebay and with shipping to Slovenia, it seems like it would cost about 100 Euros. Not sure if this helps, but I wanted to pass along the information. Good luck! ~ Stacy
25 April 2007
Great suggestion! We’ve had mixed reviews on that harness, but it’s worth a try. The Care-Lift is available too, at a lower cost, and may be available via Amazon Europe.
4 April 2019
I did try that Help Em Up harness before I got the EZ Dog, and found it confusing and difficult. But that’s just me. Always in a hurry. Don’t think you can do any better then Ruffwear even if it’s a bit more.
My Beautiful Beloved Brownie was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma on February 26, 2019. With all odds against him he lived an additional one year and eight days with amputation, love, and prayer. I was honored to be his mom, and I have never been so proud! He will live forever in my Heart!
04/01/2007 - 03/05/2020