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Balto® Body Lift – Body Harness with Handles

Regular price$244.99 CAD
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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 comprehensive supportive device designed for dogs experiencing limited mobility and impaired motor function due to accident, illness, or the natural aging process. This ventilated compression brace, constructed from a non-neoprene fabric, offers stability and assistance to your canine's spinal column while maintaining its normal range of motion. The brace additionally allows for regular elimination. This comprehensive orthopedic brace is a superb choice for canines requiring supplementary hip reinforcement while upholding 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
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 Policy for all orders on www.baltocanada.com

Please allow Balto® Canada up to 2 business days for order processing. Once your order has been processed, you should receive it within 3-5 business days. There will be a shipping fee of CA$10.00 per order. Shipping charges are non-refundable.

For any orders wanting to be shipped outside Canada, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com

Please visit our Returns & Exchanges Policy for questions regarding return shipping and exchange shipping.

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® Canada will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

Start a Return/Exchange

Returns & Refunds

Once the product reaches the purchaser, Balto® Canada reserves the right to refuse a full refund. Balto® Canada will accept returns or requests for refunds for any product within 30 days of receipt of product. 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.

Returns must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have: hair, wear, dirt, and/or modifications. 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® Canada 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 those described above, Balto® Canada will not issue a refund.

We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 10 business days. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too.

If more than 15 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com.

Exchanges

The fastest way to ensure you get the correct product is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item. Once we receive the return or exchange back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund for the brace returned. Exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have: hair, wear, dirt, and/or modifications. 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.

We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your exchange, and let you know if the exchange refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 10 business days. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. If more than 15 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return-for-exchange, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com.

Damages and issues

Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.

Return & Exchange Shipping

Balto® Canada 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. Returns and exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return or exchange will not be accepted.

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® Canada will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

RETURN SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

European Union 14 day cooling off period

Notwithstanding the above, if the merchandise is being shipped into the European Union, you have the right to cancel or return your order within 14 days, for any reason and without a justification. As above, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

Start a Return or Exchange

To start a return, you can complete our simple Returns & Exchanges Form or contact us at support@baltocanada.com. Please note that returns will need to be sent to the following address:

227g Brunswick blvd. Pointe Claire, QC H9R4X5

You can always contact us for any return or exchange questions at:

support@baltocanada.com.

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

Maintenance & Repair

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 comprehensive supportive device designed for dogs experiencing limited mobility and impaired motor function due to accident, illness, or the natural aging process. This ventilated compression brace, constructed from a non-neoprene fabric, offers stability and assistance to your canine's spinal column while maintaining its normal range of motion. The brace additionally allows for regular elimination. This comprehensive orthopedic brace is a superb choice for canines requiring supplementary hip reinforcement while upholding 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
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.baltocanada.com

Please allow Balto® Canada up to 2 business days for order processing. Once your order has been processed, you should receive it within 3-5 business days. There will be a shipping fee of CA$10.00 per order. Shipping charges are non-refundable.

For any orders wanting to be shipped outside Canada, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com

Please visit our Returns & Exchanges Policy for questions regarding return shipping and exchange shipping.

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® Canada will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

Start a Return/Exchange

Returns & Refunds

Once the product reaches the purchaser, Balto® Canada reserves the right to refuse a full refund. Balto® Canada will accept returns or requests for refunds for any product within 30 days of receipt of product. 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.

Returns must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have: hair, wear, dirt, and/or modifications. 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® Canada 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 those described above, Balto® Canada will not issue a refund.

We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 10 business days. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too.

If more than 15 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com.

Exchanges

The fastest way to ensure you get the correct product is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item. Once we receive the return or exchange back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund for the brace returned. Exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have: hair, wear, dirt, and/or modifications. 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.

We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your exchange, and let you know if the exchange refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method within 10 business days. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. If more than 15 business days have passed since we’ve approved your return-for-exchange, please contact us at support@baltocanada.com.

Damages and issues

Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.

Return & Exchange Shipping

Balto® Canada 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. Returns and exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return or exchange will not be accepted.

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® Canada will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.

RETURN SHIPPING CHARGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

European Union 14 day cooling off period

Notwithstanding the above, if the merchandise is being shipped into the European Union, you have the right to cancel or return your order within 14 days, for any reason and without a justification. As above, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

Start a Return or Exchange

To start a return, you can complete our simple Returns & Exchanges Form or contact us at support@baltocanada.com. Please note that returns will need to be sent to the following address:

227g Brunswick blvd. Pointe Claire, QC H9R4X5

You can always contact us for any return or exchange questions at:

support@baltocanada.com.

  • 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

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!