Resources Contact Us Home
Inflatable, split Elizabethan collar

Image Number 4 for United States Patent #6659046.

An Elizabethan collar is circular in shape having an outer periphery. A central aperture forms an opening for the animal's head. The collar is inflatable, either having a valve filling the collar or a circular bladder placed within the collar and having a valve extending through the cover of the collar for access by the user. In addition to being inflatable, a foam layer may be provided in the collar or the collar may be permanently preinflated without a valve. With the provision of a valve, the foam can be compressed and the valve closed. With the valve closed, the foam will not re-expand until the user opens the valve. This allows the collar to assume a compact configuration when not in use. The collar can be split from the inner periphery formed by the central aperture to the outer periphery of the collar. The two edges formed by the split are joined to one another. The split allows the collar to be put around the animal's neck without sliding the collar over the animal's head. The collar is secured to the animal by a shawl having a drawstring.

  Recently Added Patents
Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having an improved release behavior
Method and system for the geolocation of a radio beacon in a search and rescue system
Method and system for monitoring service quality in a mobile node
Process for making diethyl ether from acetic acid
Stopper, motor, and disk drive apparatus
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Device and method to automatically configure port forwarding
  Randomly Featured Patents
Patchless replacement refractory insert for base member (stool) with mechanical anchoring
Flexible union with passive compensation
Passages for one-way traversal especially for passenger traffic in stations
Information carrier comprising access information
Method for memory optimization in a digital signal processor
Clutch disc assembly with torsional oscillation dampers
Methods for generating monovalent IgG
Image forming apparatus capable of receiving data in high speed in accordance with high speed data transmission interface
Combined automotive console and litter container
Dynamic speech sharpening