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Elizabeth collar, do not widen your eyes, it is that uncomfortable funnel-shaped contraption that we have to put on the neck of our animal to prevent it from scratching after an operation maybe tearing the stitches, or it bites its tail and injures itself. This unlikely name has nothing to do with veterinary science, but with history and customs. With the unmistakable style of Queen Elizabeth II, known for her dresses with very wide collars. Returning to 4-legged animals, theirs Elizabeth collar it is sometimes annoying but indispensable, today compared to a time, it is available in various sizes and in various materials.
Elisabetta collar for dog
It is not trivial to wear a Elizabeth collar to a dog but not impossible either. Of course we have to prepare ourselves to see him nervous, but here are some tips to limit the psychological and logistical damage. I mean broken knick-knacks and bruised shins. Unless extreme situations, the Elizabeth collar it can be put on the dog only when it is alone or we cannot see it by sight, if it sleeps at our feet while we are reading a book, we can also take it off.
The important thing, when wearing it, is remind us that it does not have visibility ever and turns into a clumsy and awkward being that goes around the house. I know very well that I lived with an adult Bernese Mountain Dog wearing the Elizabeth Collar for two weeks or more. It got stuck in doors and passages, climbing the steps too, and when he wanted to welcome me to greet me he ended up "gore me" with the Elisabetta collar.
So let's try to make a dog with a Elizabeth collar and let's choose the right size so that it is comfortable but effective. Too small, unnecessary, too big, it risks putting him in serious difficulty in movement.
Elisabetta collar: how to put it on
Before putting on a Elizabeth collar it can be useful for an animal to caress and soothe it, sometimes even spoil it, and not address it with orders or an annoyed tone. Let's imagine what we would say if we were to use one. Besides, enough of the sad old Victorian collars, they are there today various models, various sizes and we can choose the most suitable and comfortable one. Limiting the annoyance. For example, this model for sale on Amazon for both dogs and cats, at a price that, depending on the size, goes from 27 to 38 Euros, approximately, is inflatable and agile.
With a Elizabeth collar so modern, resistant to scratches and punctures, we can also rest assured that the furniture will not get damaged, plus it is adjustable, washable, reusable and easy to store. For small dogs and cats, there is also the size XS, or S, and gradually up to XL.
Soft Elizabeth collar
With a lot of elastic buttonholes to be fixed, this Elisabetta Collar is equipped with a comfortable padding even if it maintains the shape needed to prevent the animal from scratching. It is also easy to wear thanks to a side opening that prevents us from chasing the dog, or worse still the cat, because you put your head in the cone. This soft Elisabetta Collar, on Amazon for sale at 21-68 Euros, is also washable and totally foldable, perfect to take on the road or to store in a closet at the end of use.
Inflatable Elisabetta collar
Looking at models of Elisabetta collar more and more comfortable, here is the even inflatable one, certainly not a little bulky but with many often precious advantages. On line on Amazon it costs 11 Euros.
Elizabeth collar for cat
The Elizabeth collar for cat it serves exactly as for the dog to avoid scratching or injuring himself on "exceptional" occasions if subjected to surgery, or in the presence of bandages. For felines the one in propylene is often recommended, very easy to put on avoiding scratches and long faces. Furthermore, this material gives good visibility and hinders less.
Elisabetta collar: where to buy
In almost all pet accessories stores they can be found Elisabetta collars, at least in the well supplied one, but if we want to get an idea of what is on the market and prices first, it is better to look online. They exist in all sizes and in different materials that may be better in one case or another.
As already seen, we can also opt for the inflatable rubber model, or for others in propylene or fabric. The Elizabeth collar in plastic, being very rigid, it blocks the animal more and is relatively easy to wear, the one in propylene is softer and easier for us to position. The fabric collars are even softer but sometimes too much: they risk becoming ineffective if the dog or cat are overbearing and stubborn.
Elisabetta collar: how long it should be kept
The only advice I can give on the period of time in which the Collar Elizabeth is to listen to what the vet says without disobeying. Neither we, nor the dog or cat protagonist, have a say. Nor would he have it there Queen Elizabeth was still with us.
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