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Balto Body Lift – Body Harness with Handles

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Regular price$144.99
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Supports:

  • IVDD
  • Pets experiencing paralysis or partial paralysis
  • Spinal inflammation
  • Lameness
  • Arthritis/ arthrosis
  • Instability and compromised mobility
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The Balto® Body Lift is a full-body assistive brace for dogs suffering from limited mobility and motor deficits following injury, disease, or aging. This breathable compression support lift, made with non-neoprene material, provides stability and support to your dog's spinal column without compromising natural movement. The brace also allows for normal elimination. This full-body brace is an excellent option for dogs in need of additional hip support while maintaining an active lifestyle.

Brace Applications:
  • Support neurological conditions that affect mobility: Degenerative myelopathy (DM), Cervical Vertebral Instability (CVI), Invertebral Disc Disease (IVDD), Spondylosis Deformans (SD)
  • Alternative to the use of a towel or other household item which is known to cause abdominal injury to pets, or strain to the user supporting
  • Post-surgical mobility support
  • Complementary treatment option to physical therapy – can be used in combination with acupuncture and after hydrotherapy
  • Mobility training for pets who have lost a limb
  • Used in-clinic for overweight patients and transporting from car to clinic.
Brace Features:
  • Two removable rigid stays; run laterally alongside the body in side pockets to provide added structural support the the spinal column in cases of neurological disease.
  • The brace can also be used without splints for conditions such as inflammation, soreness, arthritis, and arthrosis.
    • Compression helps increase blood flow in the affected area, which helps reduce stiffness, pain, and inflammation
  • Adjustable straps can be lengthened or shortened on the leg to ensure an excellent fit and disperse weight across the body
  • Height-adjustable handles allow a comfortable extension from the brace to the user’s hands.
  • Removeable handles for all-day use; even when immobile/resting

Comes in sizes x-small through x-large. To find the best size for your pet, visit the sizing chart here.

Handwashable
Vet approved and preferred
Non-neoprene

All Balto® braces are made from high-quality materials, not neoprene, which is known to: collect bacteria, provide inadequate support, and wear down quickly. A variety of sizes ensure a secure fit. No pinching straps.

Recommended for all ages unless otherwise advised by veterinarians. Apply brace for balanced increments of time, if appropriate, for pets under the age of 2 to prevent possible growth disturbances.

Size Chart

SIZE SKU LENGTH
X-Small BTBODYXS 9.75" - 12.5"
Small BTBODYS 13" - 15"
Medium BTBODYM 15.75" - 19.25"
Large BTBODYL 19.5" - 23"
X-Large BTBODYXL over 23.5"

Length: Distance between the center point of the shoulder to the center of the center point of the thigh

SIZE SKU LENGTH
X-Small BTBODYXS 25-32 cm
Small BTBODYS 33-39 cm
Medium BTBODYM 40-49 cm
Large BTBODYL 50-59 cm
X-Large BTBODYXL Over 60 cm

Length: Distance between the center point of the shoulder to the center of the center point of the thigh

Instructions for Use

Step 1
Prepare the brace by opening the straps and positioning the brace close to the dog's front legs. The front of the brace should touch the armpits (Fig. 1).
figure 1 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 2
Pull the brace up around the dog and secure all the Velcro straps by passing them through the buckles. The number of Velcro straps and buckles vary depending on size. Secure the Velcro Strap over the front of the chest by passing it through the buckle. (Fig. 2-4).
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Step 3
Starting from the inside, bring the Velcro straps around each leg. Secure the Velcro straps by passing them through the buckle. Be careful not to overtighten (Fig. 5 & 6).
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Step 4
The length of the handles can be adjusted to suit your height. Just loosen the Velcro straps and adjust to make them longer or shorter, allowing you to walk in a natural position alongside the dog (Fig. 7).
figure 7 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 5
Once the brace is in place, it’s time to attach the handles. To position the handles, locate the dog’s center of gravity so that when you lift the dog, it stays level and doesn’t tilt forward or back (Fig. 8).
figure 8 for balto body lift dog brace

SHIPPING

Shipping Policy for all orders on www.baltousa.com

Please allow Balto® USA up to 2 business days for order processing. Once your order has been processed, you should receive it within 3-5 business days for standard shipping and 1 business day for Next Day Air. Shipping rate is calculated at checkout. For shipping outside the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico, additional shipping costs may be incurred and the order should be received within 5-20 business days. Please be mindful of additional time for customs to process.

For any orders wanting to be shipped outside the U.S, please contact us at support@baltousa.com

If for any reason delivery is confirmed by the carrier and the product cannot be found, a police report must be filed before a replacement is sent. If the product is lost by the carrier, Balto® USA will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

RETURNS & EXCHANGES

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Returns & Exchanges

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 receipt of product. Refunds will be processed within three business days of receipt of product and will be issued to the method of payment used at purchase. Keep in mind that refunds can take a 5-10 business days to reflect in your account. 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 from 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.

For supplement, nutritional, or consumable product items: Returns and exchanges are only available for unopened, sealed products in original packaging.

Balto USA will NOT cover the cost of return shipping. If you are needing to exchange your brace, a return mailing label will be provided for you once your request has been approved. To exchange a product, you will need to place your new order online. Once we receive the return or exchange back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund. Returns and exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund.

If for any reason delivery is confirmed by the carrier and the product cannot be found, a police report must be filed before a replacement is sent. If the product is lost by the carrier, Balto USA will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Tips & Tricks

  • 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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Maintenance & Repair

Need Replacement Parts? The following parts are available for this brace:

REPLACEMENT PART Velcro Tabs

 

A clean brace not only prevents infections, irritation, and a stinky smell; but it also allows your brace to last longer. To help support the longevity of your bracing device, here are some of our tips on how to properly clean your orthopedic bracing:

  1. Remove as much hair as possible from any Velcro® frequently to prevent compaction.
  2. Use lint roller or lightly adhesive tape to remove hair from the material of the brace.
  3. By hand, use warm water and a gentle cleansing soap to remove any stains and odors.
  4. Rinse soap thoroughly from the brace
  5. Hang to dry. Once the brace is completely dry, it is ready for use!

The Balto® Body Lift is a full-body assistive brace for dogs suffering from limited mobility and motor deficits following injury, disease, or aging. This breathable compression support lift, made with non-neoprene material, provides stability and support to your dog's spinal column without compromising natural movement. The brace also allows for normal elimination. This full-body brace is an excellent option for dogs in need of additional hip support while maintaining an active lifestyle.

Brace Applications:
  • Support neurological conditions that affect mobility: Degenerative myelopathy (DM), Cervical Vertebral Instability (CVI), Invertebral Disc Disease (IVDD), Spondylosis Deformans (SD)
  • Alternative to the use of a towel or other household item which is known to cause abdominal injury to pets, or strain to the user supporting
  • Post-surgical mobility support
  • Complementary treatment option to physical therapy – can be used in combination with acupuncture and after hydrotherapy
  • Mobility training for pets who have lost a limb
  • Used in-clinic for overweight patients and transporting from car to clinic.
Brace Features:
  • Two removable rigid stays; run laterally alongside the body in side pockets to provide added structural support the the spinal column in cases of neurological disease.
  • The brace can also be used without splints for conditions such as inflammation, soreness, arthritis, and arthrosis.
    • Compression helps increase blood flow in the affected area, which helps reduce stiffness, pain, and inflammation
  • Adjustable straps can be lengthened or shortened on the leg to ensure an excellent fit and disperse weight across the body
  • Height-adjustable handles allow a comfortable extension from the brace to the user’s hands.
  • Removeable handles for all-day use; even when immobile/resting

Comes in sizes x-small through x-large. To find the best size for your pet, visit the sizing chart here.

Handwashable
Vet approved and preferred
Non-neoprene

All Balto® braces are made from high-quality materials, not neoprene, which is known to: collect bacteria, provide inadequate support, and wear down quickly. A variety of sizes ensure a secure fit. No pinching straps.

Recommended for all ages unless otherwise advised by veterinarians. Apply brace for balanced increments of time, if appropriate, for pets under the age of 2 to prevent possible growth disturbances.

Size Chart

SIZE SKU LENGTH
X-Small BTBODYXS 9.75" - 12.5"
Small BTBODYS 13" - 15"
Medium BTBODYM 15.75" - 19.25"
Large BTBODYL 19.5" - 23"
X-Large BTBODYXL over 23.5"

Length: Distance between the center point of the shoulder to the center of the center point of the thigh

SIZE SKU LENGTH
X-Small BTBODYXS 25-32 cm
Small BTBODYS 33-39 cm
Medium BTBODYM 40-49 cm
Large BTBODYL 50-59 cm
X-Large BTBODYXL Over 60 cm

Length: Distance between the center point of the shoulder to the center of the center point of the thigh

Instructions for Use

Step 1
Prepare the brace by opening the straps and positioning the brace close to the dog's front legs. The front of the brace should touch the armpits (Fig. 1).
figure 1 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 2
Pull the brace up around the dog and secure all the Velcro straps by passing them through the buckles. The number of Velcro straps and buckles vary depending on size. Secure the Velcro Strap over the front of the chest by passing it through the buckle. (Fig. 2-4).
figure 2 for balto body lift dog brace figure 3 for balto body lift dog brace figure 4 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 3
Starting from the inside, bring the Velcro straps around each leg. Secure the Velcro straps by passing them through the buckle. Be careful not to overtighten (Fig. 5 & 6).
figure 5 for balto body lift dog brace figure 6 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 4
The length of the handles can be adjusted to suit your height. Just loosen the Velcro straps and adjust to make them longer or shorter, allowing you to walk in a natural position alongside the dog (Fig. 7).
figure 7 for balto body lift dog brace
Step 5
Once the brace is in place, it’s time to attach the handles. To position the handles, locate the dog’s center of gravity so that when you lift the dog, it stays level and doesn’t tilt forward or back (Fig. 8).
figure 8 for balto body lift dog brace

Shipping Policy for all orders on www.baltousa.com

Please allow Balto® USA up to 2 business days for order processing. Once your order has been processed, you should receive it within 3-5 business days for standard shipping and 1 business day for Next Day Air. Shipping rate is calculated at checkout. For shipping outside the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico, additional shipping costs may be incurred and the order should be received within 5-20 business days. Please be mindful of additional time for customs to process.

For any orders wanting to be shipped outside the U.S, please contact us at support@baltousa.com

If for any reason delivery is confirmed by the carrier and the product cannot be found, a police report must be filed before a replacement is sent. If the product is lost by the carrier, Balto® USA will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Start a Return

Returns & Exchanges

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 receipt of product. Refunds will be processed within three business days of receipt of product and will be issued to the method of payment used at purchase. Keep in mind that refunds can take a 5-10 business days to reflect in your account. 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 from 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.

For supplement, nutritional, or consumable product items: Returns and exchanges are only available for unopened, sealed products in original packaging.

Balto USA will NOT cover the cost of return shipping. If you are needing to exchange your brace, a return mailing label will be provided for you once your request has been approved. To exchange a product, you will need to place your new order online. Once we receive the return or exchange back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund. Returns and exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund.

If for any reason delivery is confirmed by the carrier and the product cannot be found, a police report must be filed before a replacement is sent. If the product is lost by the carrier, Balto USA will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

  • 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

Need Replacement Parts? The following parts are available for this brace:

REPLACEMENT PART Velcro Tabs

 

A clean brace not only prevents infections, irritation, and a stinky smell; but it also allows your brace to last longer. To help support the longevity of your bracing device, here are some of our tips on how to properly clean your orthopedic bracing:

  1. Remove as much hair as possible from any Velcro® frequently to prevent compaction.
  2. Use lint roller or lightly adhesive tape to remove hair from the material of the brace.
  3. By hand, use warm water and a gentle cleansing soap to remove any stains and odors.
  4. Rinse soap thoroughly from the brace
  5. Hang to dry. Once the brace is completely dry, it is ready for use!