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Fits Small Male or Female Dogs under 45 lbs*
The Pad Width is the primary difference between the Small and Medium/Large size. Often used on Boxers and other large dogs with a barrel chest and narrow waist. Machine washable and dryable.
*Visit our sizing page for measuring instructions.
• Adjustable, Padded Sling with Cutout
• Velcro Handle
• Adjustable Leash (may be detached)
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Our French bulldog is 10 years old and is still mobile, but arthritis is making it difficult for him to go up and down stairs. The Gingerlead is just what we needed to give him the "rear end" support he needs to navigate them while still allowing him to be independent. Rather than using it as a "lead," we use it more as a support. It is very easy and quick to slide under his rib cage, clasp and assist him at the bottom of the stairs before he starts his journey up. We hang it on the bottom newel of the staircase-ready for the next trip up! Probably need to invest in another Gingerlead to keep at the top of the second staircase for the times he decides to use the back stairs rather than the front! Thank you Gingerlead for keeping Max moving up and down the stairs!
Our Miniature Schnauzer experienced torn ACL injuries in BOTH rear legs... and following surgery to the first one, has serious complications that may result in loss of part of the paw below the injury. I ordered a Gingerlead and also purchased a different design "dog sling" from a mail-order pet store. The Gingerlead arrived first and was put to use immediately. When the other one arrived, it was obvious that it would be much more difficult to install and the dog would not be happy with the way it was designed to wrap around his legs. It was a few bucks cheaper, and it was obvious you get what you pay for. The Gingerlead is easy to use and I think the dog is very secure wearing it.
Bought this to help my 5 year old shitzu get around a little better after he suffered hind paralysis from a disc problem. This product (while he recovered) was just the thing he needed. His disc problem finally responded to steroid therapy but he was still having strength and confidence problems with his rear legs. The Gingerlead allowed him to continue to heal, gain strength and gain confidence. It has been a vital part of his physical therapy. After a few weeks, he is now confident enough to walk around the house. Although he is not 100 % back to his old self, he is pretty close to being totally independent. Thank you Gingerlead!
I had questions regarding the size and fit of the GingerLead. The staff was very helpful and responsive. I have a 6 month old Irish Setter with a very deep chest. We determined that the Small Male GingerLead would be our best choice. It fit perfect. Clancy is scheduled for an evaluation and potential TPO surgery next week for severe hip dysplasia. We have been practicing with his GingerLead. He had no trouble adjusting and actually tries to run during his daily walks. I am grateful for the assistance and wonderful product provided by GingerLead. Ginger's story made us optimistic about Clancy's future. Thank you!
I was totally impressed with the level of service I received on my phone call yo your company. All questions were answered and delivery was swift. The product is very well made and easy to use. My dog is still adjusting to it as he developed a bad habit of hopping to compensate for the loss of mobility in his back legs. I am sure it will be a short adjustment period. And the lead will make movement much easier on him and me! Often I carried him down steps to the outdoors. Also I love the washable feature of the Ginger Lead.
I was amazed to get my package the day after I ordered it! How did you DO that? I ordered the small male Gingerlead for my 16 1/2 year old Westie. His back legs give him difficulty and he sometimes decides half of our walk is far enough and refuses to walk further. The Gingerlead was easy to figure out for both of us, and helps him, especially going downhill and for doing his business. Thanks for helping me help him continue his active senior lifestyle!
I've been a nervous wreck since my dog Sir Marc was diagnosed with IVDD. Vet told me to purchase a support harness for my baby. What a blessing. I
I did a lot of research and came across this site. Sure am glad I did. Spoke with distributor over the phone, and was very pleased how personable she was. The product was shipped the same day. It is high quality and very durable. Best of all, the harness is MADE IN AMERICA!!!!
Our 20lb bichon ruptured left acl and tore right acl. The gingerlead has been a life saver for us before his surgery.
He is able to go outside and potty with the assistance of lead and was unable to go at all before we got the lead. once he has
surgery on left, the lead will help us with his care. He is scheduled for Feb. 2nd. Very easy to use and comfortable for the dog. So glad I found this online.
I bought this product to help my 20 lb dog with physical therapy and regular walks after his stroke. Very easy to use and helped him to recover very quickly. It's easy to put on and very sturdy. It helps you to stand up straight while walking a disabled dog. Only problem I had was that I had to adjust the part around his belly several times during his walks so that he didn't wind up urinating on it.
Skipper (15) had a severe reaction to a vaccination and had severe joint pain among other flu-like symptoms. He already had Vestibular disease and the pain meds seemed to make his balance even more unstable. Even though the Gingerlead was for short term use, I recommend it for any dog with stability issues. I'll be keeping it around for future use.
Bought the small male gingerlead for my 39 lb Corgi. He has DM and is losing the ability to walk with his hind legs. This is working great for the quick trips to the potty pen outside rather than carrying him or putting him into his wheelchair. Easy and quick to slip under his belly to lift up his rear end as he walks with his front legs.
It turned out that we are no longer in need of the lead as our new adopted special needs boy is walking in his own, albeit a bit wobbly! Regardless he is a senior baby and we are keeping the lead just in case! I was very pleased with how well this item is made! Great quality and I'd definitely recommend this to others!
The GingerLead is a back saver as we nurse our almost 9 year old Wheaten Terrier through TTL surgery.
It is saving our backs and easy to use. The dog sits as I put it on him.
This support lead is well-designed and well-constructed. Our dog, a 12-year old male Lhasa Apso, who is quite fussy and independent, is willing to let us us use it to assist him on longer walks when needed.
Love the harness Very easy to use and has made walking the dog enjoyable again for him and I. Would highly recommend this product to anyone with a dog with bad hips or deteriorating spine.
Gingerlead has been a great help for my 13+ male cocker spaniel who has a partially torn cruciate ligament. He sure can motor with that thing, and it stays nice & dry. Highly recommend.
Excellent product, easy to put on and take off and also very comfortable for the dogs. We deal with special needs dogs and this harness is one of the best products on the market.
This item was very helpful with my little dog who just had back surgery, thanks. Product is very well made and I would certainly recommend it to others.
I find this product easy to use and very helpful. As a matter of fact I have owned another one for many years! Best regards!
Great product and Great service!!!
I will highly recommend this product to anybody.
Thank you very much!