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Is there any type of harness that we can use on our senior

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Is there any type of harness that we can use on our senior malamute/lab to help him up the steps to our home.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Welcome! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and happy to answer your questions today.
Yes there is a harness that I use regularly for pets that have orthopedic issues or even senior pets that need assistance in the home. The link below shows you the ones that I prefer, it looks similar to a water vest but has a handle on the back for support and is sturdy with cushioning to minimize any irritation that can occur.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions I can assist with after you view the site
http://www.ruffwear.com/Products/dog_harnesses
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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Were you able to view the harness I referred to? Can can be of any further assistance to you both?
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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Were you able to contact the Store I listed yesterday? Were they able to accommodate you?
I would love an update when you are able...

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