Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer - Small - Pain
Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer - Medium - Pain
Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer - Pain Management
Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer - Pain Management
Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer - Large - Pain

Animal Ortho Care Haute L'IL Back Bracer

Lil Back Bracer, Haute L'il Back Bracer - Small
Brand : Animal Ortho Care
Regular price$139.95

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Estimated Arrival: Between Apr 27 and Apr 29. *ETA to the USA Only

Training & Pain ManagementDescription: 

The Haute Lil Back Bracer is the only orthopedic support brace for dogs. Patented design to help keep your dog’s back supported when dealing with Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) and other dog back pain. Unlike the original L'il Back Bracer, the Haute Dog Back Bracer provides the added benefit of heat.


Primary features of the Haute L'il Back Bracer dog brace:

  • Comfortable, ergonomic construction to alleviate pressure on spine
  • Dog brace designed to stabilize the back from above & below
  • Recommended for both treatment and prevention
  • Snug, adjustable fit provides gentle, constant pressure for calming effect on nervous system
  • Incorporated D-ring to attach a leash
  • Easy to take on and off
  • Medical grade, moisture-wicking, Breathe-O-Prene® fabric
  • No need to remove dog brace for dogs to “do their business”
  • Snug pockets for Haute Dog Warmer placement
  • Breathable mesh material
  • Quick fastening buckle


  • Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
    • Type 1 - This type of IVDD is more common in small dogs, such as Dachshunds. Type 1 IVDD is characterized by the protrusion of the inner nucleus of the intervertebral disc.
    • Type 2 - This type of IVDD is more common in larger dogs but can happen in small dogs. Type 2 IVDD is characterized by the bulging of the intervertebral disc.
  • Herniated Spinal Disc, Ruptured Disc, or Slipped Disc
  • Chronic pain from Arthritis
  • Spondylosis
  • Pre-surgical spinal support
  • Post-surgical spinal support
  • Preventative care for dogs with a high risk of spinal injury
  • Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) - please note that this is a degenerative condition and the L'il Back Bracer cannot stop the disease progression. If your dog is showing signs of paralysis due to DM, we recommend you consider our Haute Wheels Pet Wheelchair.


  • Improves blood flow by dilating the blood vessels. Increased blood flow improves the distribution of vitamins and minerals in the body
  • Relieves joint pain and stiffness
  • Reduces muscle inflammation. Please note that heat should not be applied immediately after an acute injury as this can cause excess swelling.
  • Reduces muscle spasms by relieving muscle tension and allowing the muscles to relax

Usse and Care: 

  • To clean the brace just hand wash and lay flat to dry. For removing hair, we have found that a rubber pet hair remover brush works best.


Animal Ortho Care Haute L’IL Back Bracer

NOTE: Base of neck to start of tail measurement is critical for best fit.


Back Measurement = 11.25" - 13.5"
Chest Measurement = 13.25" = 19.25"
Weighs less than 12 pounds


Back Measurement = 13.5" - 16.25"
Chest Measurement = 16.25" - 25.25"

Weighs between 12 to 22 pounds


Back Measurement = 16.25" - 18.5" 
Chest Measurement = 18.75" - 33.75"

Weighs between 22 to 32 pounds


Ask a Question
  • How does the L'il Back Bracer provide support?

    The L’il Back Bracer is an orthopedic support garment for dogs suffering with IVDD or other back injuries.  The brace is made of a very high quality breathable and antimicrobial neoprene that is very comfortable for your dog.  There are stays that line the back and abdomen to provide the needed support and stabilization of the spine.

    How often should my dog wear the brace?

    It depends on you and your dog.  Some pet parents will put the back brace on all day while some just use our back brace for walks or times of high activity and play.  The back brace is flexible, so it allows the muscles to engage and ‘work’, it is not like a stiff cast.  This is important so that the muscles do not become weak from wearing the brace.

    *Please note that our dog back brace is not meant to replace the crate rest period that is prescribed by your Veterinarian. 

    Can my dog “do their business” while wearing this back brace?

    Yes, our back brace fits in a way that leaves that area of your dog free to take care of business without the brace blocking that part of their body.

    Does my dog need to have a separate harness for walks?

    The L’il Back Bracer has an attached “D” ring so when taking walks the brace acts as a harness.  Just attach the leash to the ring and enjoy a safe supported walk.

    How do I care for the brace?

    To clean the brace just hand wash and lay flat to dry.  For removing hair, we have found that a rubber pet hair remover brush works best.

    Can my dog jump with the brace on?

    The L'il Back Bracer stabilizes the spinal column (from about where a collar would sit) and its snug fit provides overall comfort. While all dogs and all cases can vary, the L'il Back Bracer has successfully helped in many cases with increased mobility and relief. The feedback we have received on dogs regaining their mobility or at least increasing it has been tremendous.

    As far as "jumping", it depends on whether your l'il one will continue to jump with the brace on. Our L'il Back Bracer's design is flexible, not like a stiff cast, so they are able to move as they normally would - just with a l'il support. Some dogs keep real still with the brace on and do not jump or run due to the calming effect the snug fit has on the nervous system, while some dogs resume their normal activity while wearing it.

    Will my dog get muscle atrophy from the L'il Back Bracer?

    No. Our back brace is lightweight. Helps give support down the spine.

    What if my dog doesn’t like it?

    It is common for dogs not to like a brace.  A natural thing for them is to sit still. Or perhaps even whimper with it because they aren’t sure what to do with the brace on. To help with this, we recommend a break-in period of 30 minutes on and 30 minutes off. Give your dog a treat and praise him/her for wearing the brace. This will hopefully allow your l'il one to associate the brace being a good thing.  Increase the amount of time each day. 

    Can the brace be worn in the water?

    Yes.  The material is a breathable, neoprene material.  Recommended washing instructions is: hand wash and then air dry.

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