Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find the answers to the frequently asked questions.

Recovery Suit

  • Why is there a strap with a press button / snap at the belly side?
    This is the Hold-up system. When nature calls or when taking your dog out for a walk, the Recovery Suit can be opened at the back and rolled inwards and towards at the chest. The lower part can then be fastened with the Hold-up system for extra security. For the best protection, the Suit must always be closed again after a check or walk outside.
  • How are the sizes figured for the Recovery Suit?
    Visit the product page and go to the size guide for detailed information. If the Suit is too loose, it does not serve the purpose it is designed for. The neck portion can be folded up or down as needed to cover the neck area appropriately. When in doubt about which size to choose, we always recommend choosing the smallest size, especially for cats.
  • Can a cat also wear a Recovery Suit for dogs?
    No, the Recovery Suits for dogs and cats are different in shape and especially designed for the anatomy of a dog or cat. The Recovery Suit for cats have a bigger opening under the tail so the Suit can stay on while using the litter tray.
  • Is the recovery suit washable?
    Yes the Recovery Suit is washable on F 104 (40 degrees Celsius). Mostly pet owners buy 2 Suits so they can wash one. Care should be taken to not wash or dry in hot temperatures.
  • Can dogs and cats tear the Suit apart and/or chew on it?
    Of course this is always possible. Suitical products are not made from Kevlar, because breathability is very important. Especially very angry animals can damage everything if they want. Fortunately, most pets accept wearing the Recovery Suit and don’t do anything with it. Also, because we use very high-end fabrics, the fabric will not tear more when there is a hole in it. With excessive licking of the wound a napkin can be inserted between the double layer or inside the Recovery Suit to keep the wound dry.
  • What is the reason not having a male hole at the belly part of the suit?
    The reason is simple. If there is a hole on the belly side, which then must be large enough to fit all the breeds, the pet can still get to, lick or scratch the wound. The risk of getting a wound infection is also higher with a hole at the belly part of the Suit. The Recovery Suit can be easily opened for taking the dog for a walk.
  • What is the difference between the different color Recovery Suits?
    We have Recovery Suits for dogs and cats. For dogs you can choose for the color black or the more funky version in camouflage blue or pink. For cats the Recovery Suit is available in black camouflage. The Recovery Sleeve is designed for dogs and is available in the color black.
  • Do all dogs and cats tolerate the Recovery Suit?
    Yes, most of the time dogs and cats tolerate the Suit. It’s the same as using a onesie or T-shirt except that the Recovery Suit is special equipped and made for animals offering pet owners a one stop solution for their pets. Some cats are really athletic and can manage to get out of the Suit. For those cats it can be made more difficult when the loops inside the collar of the Suit are fitted to a collar. Also, it’s important to choose the right size for the cat. Better a little bit smaller than easy fitted. The stretch fabric of the Suit is made for this. Special attention is always needed when a wound is irritating. The animal might try to scratch, lick and sometimes bite around the wound.
  • Is it safe for my pet and the environment?
    Unlike the cone, Suitical products also offers external protection. For example, think of children or other animals who want to play with or cuddle your dog or cat.

Recovery Sleeve

  • Can the recovery sleeve also be used for the hind legs?
    Although, we do see stories of pet owners actually using the Recovery Sleeve for the hind legs, we do not guarantee that the Sleeve will stay on. The Recovery Sleeve is designed for the front legs and not for the hind legs.
  • Can dogs and cats tear the Suit apart and/or chew on it?
    Of course this is always possible. Suitical products are not made from Kevlar, because breathability is very important. Especially very angry animals can damage everything if they want. Fortunately, most pets accept wearing the Recovery Suit and don’t do anything with it. Also, because we use very high-end fabrics, the fabric will not tear more when there is a hole in it. With excessive licking of the wound a napkin can be inserted between the double layer or inside the Recovery Suit to keep the wound dry.
  • Is it safe for my pet and the environment?
    Unlike the cone, Suitical products also offers external protection. For example, think of children or other animals who want to play with or cuddle your dog or cat.

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