Hero Braces Honored as ‘Small Pet Healthcare Product of the Year’ Winner at Pet Independent Innovation Awards

Annual Awards Program Honors Innovative Products and Companies in the Growing Pet Care Market



The Independent Innovation Awards announced today Hero Braces has been awarded ‘Small Pet Healthcare Product of the Year’ at the 2020 Pet Independent Innovation Awards. Run by the Independent Innovation Awards organization, a leading industry recognition platform honoring the most innovative companies and products in the world, the Pet Independent Innovation Awards recognizes the top companies, services, and products in the industry today.

Located in Benkelman, Nebraska Hero Braces is devoted to helping canines lead an active lifestyle by specializing in custom braces for stifle, hock and carpal injuries. In a new sector of the pet care industry, Hero Brace has served as an industry leader since 2005. The company works with veterinary rehabilitation, physical therapy and sports medicine professionals from around the world. The Hero Brace biomechanical brace designs are the best in the growing industry.

“Hero Braces helps dogs that cannot have ACL surgery play and lead active and healthy lives,” said Ben Blencha, CEO, Hero Braces. “Torn ACLs in dogs are the leading orthopedic health issue and Hero Braces are designed to help. We are honored to accept the Pet Independent Innovation Award for Small Pet Healthcare Product of the Year!”

With most industries shocked by the global COVID-19 pandemic shut down, the pet industry is holding its own as consumers are more willing than ever to pull out all the stops to keep their companions healthy and happy. As the number of pet care products grows and consumers become more educated about the industry, innovative new products and services reach the market daily. The Independent Innovation Awards program aims to evaluate and recognize the most outstanding and innovative companies, services, and products within the rapidly expanding pet industry.

“Hero Braces is paving the way for this rising sector of the industry, helping dogs and dog owners impacted by a growing number of orthopedic health issues, including ACL tears,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director, Independent Innovation Awards. “We are happy to honor Hero Braces with the Pet Independent Innovation Awards’ Small Pet Healthcare Product of the Year award for the company’s commitment to helping our furry family members maintain their energetic lifestyles and live longer, healthier lives.”

About Hero Braces
Founded by an Orthotist and a Veterinarian, Hero Braces creates custom made braces that allow dogs a non-surgical option to heal from a variety of injuries as well as lead an active lifestyle. With their Virtual Clinic they offer a personalized evaluation for each dog to ensure the right fit. For more information visit: http://www.goherogo.com

About Independent Innovation Awards
The Independent Innovation Awards program is devoted to recognizing and honoring the most innovative companies, services and products. The Pet Independent Innovation Awards program provides public recognition for achievements of pet care industry companies and products, including Apparel, Grooming & Cleaning, Food & Treats, Health, Retailers & Services and more. For more information visit: https://petinnovationawards.com