Read how we have been working with CAM to broaden our knowledge, in order to provide the best flooring for dogs with arthritis.
At Floors for Paws, we are passionate about helping dogs with arthritis to be as comfortable and as mobile as possible, for as long as possible. To this end and in order to learn as much as we can, we have been working closely with leading industry manufacturers as well as with Hannah Capon from Canine Arthritis Management (CAM).
Dr Hannah Capon and Canine Arthritis Management
Hannah, a veterinarian with 20 years of experience, decided to focus on improving the quality of life for arthritic dogs, after realising that too many otherwise healthy dogs were being euthanised because of arthritis pain (in fact canine arthritis is a leading cause of early euthanasia in dogs). Since 2015, it has been CAM’s mission to educate professionals and pet owners to identify arthritis early, and employ multimodal methods of management.
CAM education and resources can be accessed online here or by following them across their social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram) which have a combined following of tens of thousands.
Hannah’s work and commitment have been recognised with her receipt of two separate awards, the CEVA Vet of the Year Award in 2019, and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Impact Award in 2020.
Floors for Paws and CAM
Supporting CAM’s ethos to promote better care for arthritic pets, we have worked closely with Hannah and industry manufacturers. The result is a unique flooring that is kind to animals and attractive, practical and functional for owners. Low maintenance for owners and with a reduced risk of slipping for pets, plus an extra-soft layer of protection has led to CAM’s endorsement of both our Pawsafe Commercial range and our Pawsafe Domestic range.
Pawsafe Commercial Flooring
Supplied on the roll, our Pawsafe Commercial range offers a low slip risk with a softer feel. Available in 2 metre widths with a thicker than average 0.7 wear layer that is durable enough to cope with high traffic volumes, this cushion vinyl is recommended for veterinary surgeries, kennels, doggy daycare and pet cafes. Available in a choice of wood- or stone-effect designs, the full range can be viewed here where you can order up to three free samples. When professionally installed, the flooring comes with a 10-year commercial guarantee.
Pawsafe Domestic Flooring
Our Pawsafe Domestic range is luxury vinyl plank flooring that is offered in a choice of two sizes, 1000mm X 125mm or 500mm X 100mm which is perfect for parquet style, herringbone patterns. Unlike a traditional, rigid-backed LVT, the Pawsafe Domestic range is felt-backed for added cushioning and softness. Ideal for homes and commercial areas such as reception areas/waiting rooms/consultation rooms, the plank flooring has a textured surface to aid traction and is offered in a choice of colours and designs, so why not order your free samples today? When professionally installed, the flooring comes with a 30-year domestic guarantee.