COMMON QUESTIONS BEFORE & AFTER YOU BUY.
No. The strength of the materials is what matters. The ArmOR Hand Gloves use the strongest of the stretch materials, as well as a double layer of knit DuPont® Kevlar. ArmOR Hand is also reinforced in statistically high-risk injury areas. Additionally, ArmOR Hand offers superior flexibility and dexterity, increasing your ability to properly and safely restrain, decreasing your risk of injury. See the photo below of an injury that occurred through the bulky welding-type gloves.
Yes. We use all synthetic materials. We use the strongest of the stretch materials to offer the wearer superior flexibility and dexterity.
The ArmOR Hand Gloves® are bite and scratch resistant (All animal handling glove are bite resistant). Every animal and every bite is different. We love hearing about when the gloves are used and injury is prevented altogether - there are countless reviews of this scenario on our Facebook page as well as our website. Many factors are at play when an animal bites: pet stress, interpreting body language, proper restraint technique, handler experience, etc. The purpose of The ArmOR Hand Animal Handling Gloves is you are able to achieve proper and safe animal restraint technique. With proper and safe restraint technique, the chance of injury is lessened. The gloves are textured, so pets will not slip through your hands. Pet stress will not be increased because you are able to maintain proper restraint technique – no more pets slipping through! Many vets who are certified in low-stress animal handling love the gloves because they are able to achieve the recommended “less is more” approach when handling cats.
Yes. They are machine washable and can also be simply wiped clean. This unique feature of ArmOR Hand is vital when working with animals, in order to help decrease disease transmission.
Currently there are 2 styles. The Original Animal Handling Glove and the Procedure-Palpation Glove. The Procedure-Palpation Glove is the exact same glove as the first, but the first 3 fingertips are exposed. This allows for toe-nail trims, aspirating for cytology, cleaning ears, cleaning and clipping wounds, palpating, administering vaccines, and the list goes on. Which one is the right choice for you depends on your needs.
Yes. The glove has superior flexibility and dexterity, so you are able to administer a vaccine.
It is. If you use the chart and measure the circumference of your hand, you will get the proper fit.
The gloves have been used with a variety of species and in a number of locations such as zoos, veterinary practices, animal shelters, wildlife rehab centers, and grooming facilities. As always, please be cautious when handling animals.
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