In this article, we will be taking a look at a number of different types of heating pads for dogs with hip dysplasia. Unfortunately, hip dysplasia is a common condition in breeds such as the German Shepherd. We have seen a steady number of dog owners reaching out for advice on what heading pads they should be using so we decided to publish this article.
We have researched the various heading pads available on the market right now and settled on four that we feel will serve our readers and their dogs suffering from hip dysplasia best.
The four heating pads that we will be focusing on in this article have all be specifically designed for use with pets and have an excellent reputation within the pet owning community. In addition to these products, you can also look into heating pads designed for humans or hot water bottles. We will not be covering those in any more detail in this article though as they are not specifically designed for use for pets.
Snuggle Safe Pet Heating Pad
In our opinion, it is the most popular dog heating pad currently available on the market with the largest customer base. Some dog owners who recently have or currently are using the Snuggle Safe Pet Heating Pad for their dogs have chosen to post reviews online, you can click here to read some of them if you wish.
To use the Snuggle Safe Pet Bed Microwave Heating Pad simply place the pad into your microwave as per the times in the image below. You can then let your dog lay on the pad, put the pad in your dog’s bed or directly apply the pad to your dog’s sore sports yourself.
The Snuggle Safe Pet Bed Microwave Heating Pad offers a quick, easy, safe, and soothing way to ease your dogs hip dysplasia pain for up to ten hours at a time. The pad using a unique, non-toxic compound that will retain heat passively without the need of any additional input from you. If you don’t want to use an electrical heating pad then this is the perfect solution for you.
K&H Pet Products Heating Pad
Due to being such a popular pet heating pad, there are plenty of reviews online that have been left by other pet owners sharing their experiences with the product. You can click here to read some of them if you would like to know their experiences.
It is available in a number of different sizes to ensure that you are able to find a heating pad that is large enough for your breed of dog. Many dog owners choose to select a size that matches up with their dog’s bed or crate so they are able to use it as a heading base layer in their dog’s private area that they can lay on to get pain relief from its hip dysplasia. The image below shows the heating pad being used in this way.
The K&H Pet Products Heating Pad radiates its warmth into your pet helping to ease any suffering from its hip dysplasia. The soft microfleece cover of the heating pad offers your dog maximum comfort while sitting or laying on the pad while the non-slip plates on the bottom of it prevent the pad from slipping around as your dog gets on and off it.
K&H Pet Products Lectro-Soft Heated Bed
Rather than being more of a traditional electric heating pad, this is more of a heating bed for your dog to sleep on. The temperature is controlled by a built-in thermostat in the product and will usually only use around forty watts to heat the device.
It is ideal for use in your shed, garage, barn, kennel or sheltered area your dog hangs out. If you are specifically wanting to use it as a comfort zone for your dog to ease any pain from its hip dysplasia then you could put it in your front room as a place for your dog to rest while still spending time with the family and feeling like part of the pack.
Pet Fit For Life Heating Pad
The pad only has a small number of core customers right now but that it to be expected as it is the newest product to market on our list. That said, there are still a few reviews of how the pad has been performing for people online and you can click here to read some of them if you wish.
Simply use it in the same way we suggested you use the Snuggle Safe Pet Heating Pad covered first in the article. Warm it in your microwave, place it in your dogs bed, use it as something warm for your dog to lay on or use it as a way to apply direct warm pressure to ease the pain of hip dysplasia.