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Balto® Up – Rear Harness Support

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The Balto Up assists dogs that have difficulty supporting their weight and effectively aids the dog to enjoy daily actions with its owner, such as walking or going up the stairs. This brace is commonly recommended by veterinarians who utilize this brace in physiotherapy and rehabilitation programs. Extremely practical for use at home with height-adjustable handles, and excellent stability provided by 2 lightweight rigid splints.

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Sizing guide for all braces


X-Small 6" - 7.75"
Small 9.75" - 11.75"
Medium 11.75" - 13.75"
Large 15.75" - 17.5"
X-Large 19.5" - 21.5"

Circumference: Circumference of upper thigh

Returns & Shipping

Once the product reaches the purchaser, Balto USA reserves the right to refuse a full refund. Balto USA will accept returns or requests for refunds for any product within 30 days of sale. Refunds will only be honored if during the initial fitting the product is determined to be a poor fit, function, and/or the product is affecting the health or healing of the patient. Visual inspection may be required. The brace must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have hair, wear, dirt, and/or no modifications can have been made to the brace. If the packaging is damaged there will be a 10% restocking fee deducted from that product's refund. After we receive the brace back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue a refund.  Balto USA does not offer refunds for refusal of your pet to wear the product. If the purchaser simply does not want to use the device for reasons other than described above, Balto USA will not issue a refund.

Balto USA will cover the cost of return shipping, as well as the exchange of goods, only for defective products. To determine if your product qualifies as a manufacturer's defect, a Balto USA representative must be contacted determine so. To contact a Balto USA representative, please email If your product does not meet our manufacturer's defect requirements, return shipping will not be provided by Balto USA, and a refund will only be granted if the product and packaging are returned within 30 days, and remain unused and undamaged. See first paragraph for more details.

If you are needing to exchange a product, Balto USA will cover the cost of return shipping. To exchange a product, you will place your new order online and a return mailing label will be sent with that product. Once we receive the return, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund. Returns must be in resale condition to receive a refund.

Promotion Return Policy: The purchase of any Balto USA product(s) using a promotional code(s) must additionally abide by the Balto USA Promotional Return Policy requirements. If a return is requested, the customer can: a) return promotional item(s) in their original, undamaged packaging with the return of their Balto USA product(s) purchase or b) return only the purchased Balto USA product(s) and have market price of the promotional item(s)* deducted from the refund of payment. In the event that the returned promotional item(s) are found used or damaged upon receiving, the market price of the promotional item(s)* will be deducted from the return of payment.

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Full Description

The Balto® Up provides mobility support for dogs with arthritis, osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia, and full or partial hind leg paralysis. Two rigid splints provide the firm stability needed for owners to help their dogs continue day to day activities, such as walking or climbing up and down stairs. It is often used by the veterinary profession during rehabilitation and physiotherapy programs.

Made from soft, breathable fabric, it is comfortable to wear and features an easy-to-use, height adjustable handles. It is engineered to allow dogs to relieve themselves naturally without soiling the brace.

Ideal for:

  • Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
  • Full or partial paralysis of the hind legs
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Lameness


  • Adjustable
  • High quality breathable fabric
  • Height adjustable handle straps
  • Rigid lateral straps offer greater stability
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Hand washable
  • Available in 5 sizes

Quick Tips

  • Allow up to two weeks for your pet to fully accept the brace
  • Wear the brace for 30 minutes a day, increasing 30 minutes each day after, for up to 12 hours
  • Consult your veterinarian for specific instructions on when to wear your brace
  • Remove the brace when your animal sleeps at night
  • Inspect your pet for signs of skin irritation. If any are present, contact your veterinarian
  • In addition to wiping the brace clean, keep skin and fur that comes into contact with the brace clean
  • Inspect your brace regularly for any damage

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