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Dr Buzby’s ToeGrips

Category: Mobility Support

The traction solution for senior, rehabilitating and special needs dogs, Dr Buzby’s ToeGrips™ slide onto your dog’s toenails and enable your pet to gain traction by enabling normal biomechanics.

HK$350

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  • Dr Buzby’s ToeGrips™ are made of natural nonslip rubber material that grips the floor in a way your dog’s hard toenails cannot.

    The cylinders slide onto a dog’s weight-bearing toenails, adhere by friction. ToeGrips create contact with the ground at the GripZone, just behind the bottom of the nail tip and provide instant traction for dogs on hard-surface floors and stairs, such as wood, tile, linoleum, marble, etc.

    Dr Buzby’s ToeGrips™ are the only product on the market that use dogs’ normal biomechanics, by providing traction through their toenails. With this unique approach, ToeGrips provide improved mobility and stability, increased confidence, and proprioceptive stimulus.

    Here’s how ToeGrips work to help senior dogs, arthritic dogs, and other dogs who struggle on slippery surfaces:

    Dr Buzby’s ToeGripsTM are changing dog’s lives with these benefits:

    • Improved mobility and stability
    • Increased confidence
    • Reduced risk of slip-fall dog injuries

    Read our blog: "All grip, no slip!! Non-slip toe grips give your dog traction to stop slipping on floors."

    1. Be sure ToeGrips are right for your dog.
      ToeGrips were designed for senior, rehabilitating, and special needs dogs. Dogs that scuff/drag their paws may require affixing the ToeGrips onto the nails. ToeGrips are not intended for healthy, active dogs.
    2. Select the right size.
      Measuring your dog’s nails is essential for correct sizing. Improperly sized, ToeGrips may fail to help your dog, ride up the nail, or quickly fall off. How to select the right size for your dog:

      Step 1: Wrap a piece of dental floss around the middle of the toenail. 

      Step 2:  While holding the floss around the nail circumference with one hand, use a fine point Sharpie® to mark across both pieces of floss. This will create two points. 

      Step 3: Stretch the floss and measure the distance between the two points in millimeters.

      Step 4: Repeat for all 4 nails on one front paw and one hind paw (not the dewclaw).

      Step 5: Based on the measurements obtained (not the average), use the chart below to find your dog's size. Sometimes a dog will require a combination of two sizes.

      Breed Sizing Guide

      Nail Circumference

      Size

      Color

      9-12mm

      XS

      Yellow 

      13-15mm

      S

      Red 

      16-19mm

      M

      Blue 

      20-23mm

      L

      Green 

      24-27mm

      XL

      Purple 

      28-30mm

      XXL

      Orange 

      31-36mm

      XXXL

      Navy 

    1.  Here is a video tutorial on measuring. 

       

    2. Apply to create the GripZone.
      They need to be in the right place to work! See the pictures in each package to remind you. Download our guide here or watch our video tutorial.


       

    3. Monitor daily, replace when worn.
      ToeGrips occasionally can shift up the nail towards the nail bed and cause harm to the skin. Be sure to check your dog’s ToeGrips daily to ensure proper positioning.

    ToeGrips will eventually wear down and need to be replaced. Your dog’s size, gait, and environment will determine how long they last. On average, ToeGrips last 4-8weeks.

    Sometimes, you may need to add a drop of superglue to keep them in place. Watch our video tutorial.