Having the washable diapers, with a human maxipad inside, is much cheaper than buying disposables.
I have just received the washable denim diapers and immediately attached a thin maxi-pad to each and put them on my 2 dogs. The 13-yr old, diabetic dog acted like he couldn't walk (until dinner was served!) and the younger one took right to them. Since I ordered backups, when the elder peed in his pants, it worked great but I needed to adjust placement. So I just washed them out and he will be wearing his backup pair tonight.
Long hours at work & constant floor & carpet cleaning are not a problem any more. Now we all can shop in the same department!
My bichon is 2 years old and in her 3 heat. We have always used the cloth diapers and I'm not sure that I like them. I may try the disposable. I'm wondering if there is one disposable that is better than the other?
my dog was jittery & very uncomfortable on the drugs to control her bladder leakage. so i took her off them and dealt with her leaky problem another way (and she was a new dog off the drugs - but still incontinent).
Dog pads are insanely over priced and didn't actually absorb much. human grade pads are terrifically absorbent, come in many sizes, available everywhere and cheaper for more. pet stores sell cloth Velcro closure diapers,and the pads easily stick to the inside of them. its good to get a couple pair(one for wear one for wash when the get dogs smelly.) its a wonderful solution to little or big leaky problems.
I've found that "poise" pads have a gel inside that locks in the liquid better then most.
Buy a human pad to put in your doggy diaper. They are cheaper and thinner than the ones you get at the pet store, I use them for my GSD when she is in heat but if you have a pee monster it would work too.