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The Tailwind Splint for the Hinged Knee Brace for Dogs is the perfect product that helps and supports dogs with limping and joint pain. The Splint in the Brace immobilizes the lateral displacement of the knee and compensates loss of joint functionality.It is useful in reducing pain in cases of arthritis, cruciate ligament injury, meniscus injury, kneecap problems and tendinitis. See the complete description, reviews and sizing below.

Some dogs have anatomically dropped hips, which can cause the upper strap of the knee brace to slide backwards. To prevent this from happening, we developed a Connection Belt which we recommend to buy with your Knee Brace. Production Time: 1-2 Business Days


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Improve your dogs quality of life tremendously with a Tailwind Hinged Knee Brace for Dogs.  #vetapproved

If your dog experiences pain when walking or has joint issues, our hinged knee brace will relieve stress and support your dogs knee. It immobilizes the lateral displacement of the knee and compensates loss of joint functionality.

Useful for reducing pain in cases of osteoarthritis, cruciate ligament injury, meniscus injury, kneecap problems and tendinitis


Why your dog should wear a Tailwind Knee Brace:

It helps with limping and general joint pain and can make your dog's life easier.

By using the brace, swelling and pain can be reduced because of the distribution of balance between the different muscle groups. Since the muscles will untighten, your dogs knee flexibility will improve. Furthermore stability can be increased because of the pressure the brace applies.

This brace can improve your dog's mobility and speed up the muscles healing process.


Measurements (Sizing) & Video Tutorial

Sizing Guide:

Please indicate the following measurements in the NOTES section of your VIEW CART:


  • Please do all measuring while the dog is standing. Have the dog's leg perpendicular to the torso to create a 90 degree angle at the hip hinge.

  • We recommend using a soft measuring tape.

  • Measure with a snug fit due to the neoprene being stretchable


See the video below and please write down the following: 

Knee measurement A) Measure around the highest part of the leg. This is usually where the thigh meets the hip near the groin.

Knee measurement B) Carefully find the middle of the knee cap and measure around the leg.

Knee measurement C) Find the area 1 inch above the ankle joint and measure around that part of the leg. DO NOT MEASURE AROUND THE ANKLE JOINT.

Knee measurement D)  Measure the length from the highest point of the thigh (A) to the knee (B). Please place the measuring tape in center of leg like the video.

Knee Measurement E)  Measure the length from the knee (B) to the area 1 inch about the ankle joint (C). Please place the measuring tape in the center of the leg and go straight down like in the video.

If you need a Dog Harness, please measure the following steps: 

Harness measurement A)  Find the lowest part of the neck and measure around the neck.

Harness measurement B)  Measure around the chest right behind the front legs.

Harness measurement C)  Measure around the waist right infront of the hind legs.

Harness measurement D)  Start at the lowest part of the neck and end where you measured the waist.

Our harness is only an attachment aid for the connector belt and knee brace. A leash should not be used on it because the strength is only for the brace. We are not responsible if you use a leash and it breaks. Please be advised.


How to use  

Pull up the brace until it fully covers the knee area. Take the fastening strap, place it under the abdomen and over the back and fasten the velcro on the outer side. Make sure that there is some pressure but don't forget about the natural position of the knee. 




The Tailwind Promise

The Tailwind Promise

  • 100% Handmade by our Team of Experts
  • Made with skin-compatible neoprene 
  • 75+ years of orthopedic technology expierence
  • Worldwide delivery
  • Skin-compatible neoprene 

All our wraps and braces can also be used by healthy dogs in order to ensure future health of joints and ligaments and relieve stress. 

For custom brace / wraps or orthopedics for your dog please contact us under or on FB

Shipping & Returns



At Tailwind, we know how important it is that you receive your order as soon as possible and for this reason we always do our best to use a shipping method that gets your order to you fast.

We offer UPS shipping which takes 1-2 business days once UPS picks up the package. Please note that this is not the total lead time and each product has their own production times. We do everything in our power to get it to you faster. We are partnering with the our local postal service and UPS to ship your products. We recommend you to read all our Shipping Guidelines for all Information visit the full Page:

How to return an order from Tailwind?


You have 30 days from the order date to make a return. You can return the product you do not want as long as it is in good condition.

Exchanges with custom made items are on a case by case basis depending on severity of the situation.

Customers must bear the cost of shipping products back to us for either a refund or return. We do not offer return labels so the following information must be followed for us to offer a refund.

Follow these instructions to make your return:

1) Send an e-mail to


2) You can send your return via postal mail or any courier company to the following address:
Kerkoc GmbH
Wolfholzgasse 11
Brunn am Gebirge 2345

We recommend you to read all our Return Guidelines for all Information visit the full Page:


We look forward to helping you next time whenever need us!

Vet Approved & Preferred

Vet Approved and Prefered

    We are an orthopedic technology company and have been in business for more than 75 years. Two years ago, our team received several requests to make custom braces and prosthetics for dogs from the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna. This marked the birth of Kplusanimal ( This project is still a huge success and we are proud to say that we have helped over 200 dogs and several other animals including horses, donkeys and cats so far in 2021 alone. On our continuing journey to making animals feel better, we want to help dogs all over the world with our innovative orthopaedic brace technology. We received requests from dog owners all over the world, because they were in need of our products and after long research and preparation, we were able to launch Tailwindpets. With Tailwindpets, we are offering our products for dogs and can ship worldwide in max 5-7 Days. We are working together with a wide range of veterinarians who helped us improve our products to the highest of standards.

    Here are a few of them: