A Gait Training Tool to Aide Dogs With Dragging Front Feet
For years the Rear No Knuckling Training Sock has been a popular tool among Vet Professionals to assist correct pet’s rear paw knuckling. Walkin’ Pets is proud to announce a new product to help with front paw knuckling. The New Front No-Knuckling Training Sock is a temporary training tool to improve your pet’s front paw placement.
With the addition of the Front No-Knuckling Training Sock to our Veterinary Inspired line, Walkin’ Pets can now accommodate all pets suffering from either front or rear paw knuckling.
Over 60% of your dog’s entire body weight is placed on their front paws! Designed by Renee Mills, VT, CCRP, the Front No-Knuckling Training Sock is designed to enhance proprioception. Providing training support for dogs who drag their front paws and helping them with proper paw placement.
Proprioception training is incredibly important in dogs, especially those who suffer from cervical conditions or who have had surgery. This is the perfect tool to help encourage your dog to pick up their front feet and improve the overall strength in the effected limb.
Helps dogs with the following conditions:
- Cervical Disc Disease
- Cervical Vertebral Instability (CVI)
- Brachial Plexus Injuries
- Wobbler’s Syndrome
- Neurological disorders causing front paw knuckling
If your pet is showing signs of paw knuckling, dragging or needs help with correcting their paw placement, please contact your Veterinarian to discuss the proper course of treatment for your pet.
Easy to Use
Designed as a temporary training tool to help retrain dogs to pick up their front feet, the Front No-Knuckling Training Sock can be used multiple times a day for 2-5 minutes at a time. The elastic cord works to stimulate the nerves on your dog’s paw to encourage proper gait and improve strength in the affected limbs. The super soft, sherpa fleece pad wraps around the cord for added comfort and can be easily removed for cleaning. The Front NKTS is lightweight, comfortable to wear and easily adjustable. The stretchy, touch fastener closures wrap above and below the carpal joint for stability and additional support. With extra-wide two inch straps on larger breed sizes for even more support!
No-Knuckling Training Sock Benefits
With it’s lightweight design the training sock make it easy for dog’s dealing with front leg weakness to pick up their feet. The training sock encourages your dog to stop dragging their front paws and help them walk with confidence. The training sock can even be used as a part of your dog’s rehabilitative training or added to their hydrotherapy sessions. Made of comfy neoprene, the material will dry quickly after your training session! Simply open the training sock and lay flat to dry for your next session.
Available in five different sizes ranging from XSmall up to size XLarge, the Front No-Knuckling Training Sock fits all sized pets., including pets weighing anywhere from 10 lbs. up to 100+ lbs.
Easily determine the correct size for your dog with one simple measurement. Measure from the top of your dog’s paw up to center of their carpal joint. Prices starting at $45.95.
If your dog is dragging their back leg or paw and needs help, please check our our Rear No-Knuckling Training Sock.
Renee Mills, VT, CCRP
Renee Mills is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner and Veterinary product specialist.