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Dear All, my name is George and I have a 12 mths old Jack Russell Terrier, Pepsi.
I will be spaying her soon so I am starting to do some research on post surgery and recovery.

Pepsi had experiences with the conventional plastic e collar but she totally hated it.
I chanced upon the Kong Cloud Collar and it seems comfortable and does not blocks her vision.
As Pepsi has a rather longer snout, I am wondering if the Kong Cloud is good enough to prevent Pepsi from licking the incision.

Anyone out there has experiences with this collar?

Thanks!
 

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Dear All, my name is George and I have a 12 mths old Jack Russell Terrier, Pepsi.
I will be spaying her soon so I am starting to do some research on post surgery and recovery.

Pepsi had experiences with the conventional plastic e collar but she totally hated it.
I chanced upon the Kong Cloud Collar and it seems comfortable and does not blocks her vision.
As Pepsi has a rather longer snout, I am wondering if the Kong Cloud is good enough to prevent Pepsi from licking the incision.

Anyone out there has experiences with this collar?

Thanks!
I have had good success with using an inflatable 'donut' rather than a traditional e-collar/cone with my dogs. One of mine who has long legs & is very flexible can still get at things on her lower legs around the donut, but for body wounds it works well even for her.

I have never tried one, but I have seen post surgical 'body suits' for dogs, which seems like another option to a traditional cone you might want to look into.
 

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I have a dog where an inflatable collar didn't work, but the injury was on his leg or foot (this was several years ago, so fuzzy on the details), and he's a long-nosed dog with a long neck and long legs. He even has to wear a size up in traditional cones to keep him from reaching his feet. That donut collar was donated to a local shelter.

However, a donut collar is more likely to be effective for an injury/surgical site on the body rather than the legs or feet! I'd say it's worth trying, especially if it means a less stressed dog, but definitely supervise her closely at first to make sure she can't reach the incision. Many dogs are great at leaving their stitches alone, but the consequences are pretty serious if she does chew through them, so better safe than sorry.
 
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