Medipaw Boots and Suits Fill Clinical Need in Veterinary Medicine

When discharging our dog after an emergency arthrodesis our veterinary referral staff instructed us to keep our dog’s bandaged splint dry. To that end–and to our dismay– they provided a used iv bag, as nothing else was available.

Unfortunately, the leg became infected, requiring additional surgeries. Each time, the technicians dispensed a used i.v. bag, and each time the veterinarian encouraged us to create a boot. So, we researched waterproof and breathable fabrics, durable, non-skid bottoms, hook and loop closures, and launched the Medipaw® protective boot at the AVMA in 2004.

A few years later, when another dog underwent surgery for a hemangiosarcoma and all we had was an old t-shirt to protect the incision that didn’t do the job, we developed the two-piece suit. Thanks to these case studies, Medivet products provides clinicians and their customers with wound management products specifically designed for dogs and cats.


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  • Who said boys can’t wear pink? Pip loves his Medipaw! It lets him walk comfortably and protects his foot while his paw heals.
    Gotham Vet Center

  • Cooper loves his Medipaw! We love that it’s breathable and keeps his bandage in good condition.
    Milton Veterinary Clinic

  • Mr. Dai Yu is sitting pretty in his yellow MediPaw bootie! Love the way it keeps bandages clean and dry!
    Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital

  • We know Medipaw is going to keep Teagan's bandage clean and dry while she heals and she’ll be feeling better soon!
    North King Animal Clinic

  • Cooper, a patient at Lincoln Square Veterinary Hospital, shows off his Medipaw that’s helping him to recover from a recent toe amputation.

  • Achilles loves his Medipaw Suit.
    Animal Care Center Jacksonville, Florida.

  • Zoey good to go with her MediPaw trimmed in hot pink!
    Oakland Veterinary Referral Services

  • Scruples is sporting her Medipaw boot. It protects her booboo from yucky wet environment when she goes outside.
    Theodore Veterinary Hospital

  • Although Teagan looks a little sad right now (she always has kind of a sad face!), we know Medipaw is going to keep her bandage clean and dry while she heals and she’ll be feeling better soon!
    North King Animal Clinic

  • This Medipaw is helping Kenzie Roo keep her healing paw dry in this snowy weather after she had a laceration repair on her pad last week! Here at Guelph Animal Hospital in Guelph, Ontario we love Medipaws!!!!
    Guelph Animal Hospital

  • We love MediPaws at Pawsitive Steps Rehab because they help keep our patient’s paws, orthotic devices and bandages dry in wet and snowy weather - hey, it happens around here in Michigan! This is Roscoe, who wears a L carpus-paw orthotic device to help support his L wrist due to severe immune-mediated arthritis. With all of his hair, his orthotic would get wet and stay wet without his MediPaw.
    Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Therapy for Pets.

  • Patient Lyla using her MedipawX to cover her external fixator. She is a rescue who came in with multiple injuries and the boot is helping keep her bandage clean!
    Oak Harbor Veterinary Hospital

  • I’m a vet tech instructor and have had my own dogs in casts several times! I wish I had learned about medipaw sooner! This is Jayna in my office last year after a cast change! She broke her toe competing in disc dog. She’s all better now!

  • Thank goodness for Medipaw, Little Greg’s paw stays protected while it heals!
    Affiliated Veterinary Specialists Inc

Dispensing the Medipaw® Protective Boot

  • Facilitates compliance
  • Results in fewer rewraps
  • Saves resources
  • Reduces complications from wet bandages

Dispensing the Medipaw® Protective Suit

  • Is anatomically designed for cats and dogs to protect bandages and wounds
  • Features pockets for ice packs to reduce swelling, or pads for absorption
  • Rescues humans from makeshift solutions that don’t work!