1.Measure the circumference of the neck and add 1 inch (extra).
2.Measure from the top of the neck to the shoulder and add 1 inch
3.Place the Neck’s BEST THING Brace on a flat surface (table, floor, etc)
4.Mark on your measurements on the brace (if you want, try doing
this first on a sheet of paper or a cardboard)
5.Cut with a pair of scissors along the marking (yes, Neck’s
BEST THING Brace's patented design retains its sturdiness while making it easy for a pet
owner or a veterinarian to cut). You can also use the guides along the
6.You now have a custom sized neck brace / Elizabethan collar for
7.Place the custom sized brace around the neck (fabric side is the
outside and foam size goes inside).
8.Fasten the neck brace (best alternative to Elizabethan collar)
using the Velcro strip provide in the product package.
pet owners are not prepared regarding the complexities of an aging dog nor do
they even know when their dog becomes a “senior”. Understanding when your dog
is a “senior” is the first step to providing a healthier lifestyle for your
a dog becomes a “senior”, several changes may occur including changes in weight
(gain or loss), dental problems, arthritic joints and heart troubles, to name a
few. It is often a good idea to increase frequency in veterinarian check-ups to
avoid preventative disorders. Also, asking your veterinarian what kinds of diet
changes need to occur is a good idea. Often older dogs will need additional
supplements to avoid aging health issues such as arthritic joints.
Neck’s BEST THING Brace can be customized with numerous alterations and
adjustments and is made of soft, light foam material to ensure maximized
comfort. Brace can also be used for a variety of things included use as a
splint. If your dog obtains a sprain muscle, the Neck’s BEST THING Brace can be
cut to splint and immobilize the joint and leg until it heals. This can extend
the active lifestyle of your pet and promote healing to the injury without
further complications. Since the Neck’s BEST THING Brace is breathable and can
be the right custom fit for your dog, there is also less of a chance for
pressure ulcers and skin tears that can occur with other kinds of splints and
bandages. In addition, many senior pets often need preventative surgeries and
Neck’s BEST THING Brace can keep them from licking the wound and help it heal
faster. Protecting the health of your senior dog can often be very difficult,
but with help of the Neck’s BEST THING Brace it might make it easier to extend
a active, happy life for your loving pet.
a happy pet especially as they age is very important. As a pet owner, keeping
your older pet’s needs in mind are especially essential to extending their life
with quality. We all want to keep our pets healthy and happy, enabling them to
live with dignity, quality and ease. Taking care of our pet to the best of our
ability as they age, is important to our aging process as well. People with
pets seem to live longer and happier lives.
a Neck’s BEST THING Brace to help with those times when your pet just needs a
helping hand. When those occasions arise, a Neck’s BEST THING Brace can help in
easing your mind. As a pet owner you know your pet is comfortable and well
cared for. How much do you value your peace of mind? With a Neck’s BEST THING
Brace you don’t have to worry about a thing. Just enjoy the good life between
you and your pet.
breed dogs are bred in such a manner as to have equal footing on all four legs,
to carry such a small torso. When the added weight of the traditional E-collar
is added to the neck, a natural stance for the dog, becomes very un-natural. If
this “tipping” seems to become more of a hindrance than a help, our product –
Neck’s BEST THING® can be a much better alternative. They are lightweight and
easier for the small breed dog to maneuver in, due to the equal balanced
patented design. Did you know the same light-weight product is used for birds
also? We would suggest this particular device because it is easy to slip on
your dog, and does not obstruct their peripheral vision, as the cone shaped
E-collar, which can also create a problem with the dog’s equilibrium. Of equal
concern, is to limit the dog’s activities while using any devise of this nature,
as it is there for a reason, and jumping up and down from furniture could
create undo strain on a healing injury.
is an alternative option, Neck’s Best Thing Medical brace is designed to
elongate the cat or dog’s neck making it nearly impossible for the paws to
reach the ears. Ears can be tricky though, and one should not leave their pet
unattended with any type of restraining devise, until it is obvious and clear
that the animal cannot reach their ears with their paws. The ear is a very
sensitive area for the cat and the dog, as they are easily annoyed by any type
of itch or substance that might be there. The traditional E-collar can be bulky
and cumbersome, even if fitted properly, sometimes making it easy to removed,
as the cat will desperately want to attend to her ears. It may help to crate or
kennel your cat with Neck’s BEST THING®, the best alternative to an E-collar.
This will make the movement of paw to the ear more restraining, while she is
adjusting to this alternative neck device.
traditional E-collar limits peripheral vision in the dog due to its cone-like
shape. This devise also restricts some of the dog’s normal activities, such as
the ability to bend his neck and reach his food and water bowls, again, due to
its cone-like shape. Without taking out walls and doors, or adjusting the
height of the food and water bowls, this can be, and is frustrating to the dog.
A good solution here is to consider other E-collar alternatives. Neck’s Best
Thing does not limit the peripheral vision of the dog. This line of sight is
vital to the dog’s equilibrium, and daily normal function – especially in very
active dogs. Using this alternative device would also enable the dog better
extension to his food and water, therefore, lessening the trauma and the
behavioral impact of wearing the more traditional E-collar / Cone collar /
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