[YES] Parallel Handpaws by What’s Up Hot Dog

General InformationGives some information about the item and the person writing the review.

About the Reviewer


Twitter: ParalleltheBat
Furaffinity: kajuinu

Relationship With Maker

The maker is NOT a friend

Prior Experience

Yes, owned a fullsuit with slim-fitting handpaws.

Informed Maker of Issues

There were no issues.

Wear Time

40+ hours
About the Maker


Commission Information

Type: Handpaws
Style: Toony
Shipped From: USA


Filed under Dracontine, Glires

Made in Year

Transaction Information

330 USD paid in a lump sum
Filed under $400 and under.

Estimated Completion Time (ETA) Accuracy

Date of Review

January 7, 2019

Buy/Commission Date
February 10 2018
Completion/Ship Date
March 6 2018
Item Completion Time (?)

Item Being Reviewed

Parallel Handpaws in a toony style as a commission.

Character Concept Art

Photos of Completed Product

Hands and FeetGives information about the hands and/or feet of the costume.

Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

The hands are so comfortable! I was shocked with how dexterous they are, despite how large the paws are. There are the usual limitations that you get with big paws, but it’s been super easy to wear.

The first wear was a bit tricky, as it took me a while to adjust the inner lining to adjust properly to be easy to wear. But once it started settling it’s super easy to get on and off!

No slipped seams. The inside is fully lined with lycra, so it is super soft and doesn’t get too hot. It does retain a lot of moisture but it dries fairly quickly when put in-front of a fan.

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

Beautiful! Markings match my ref sheet.

I provided the fur and vinyl used in the paws. They are a true work of art.

OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.

Product Satisfaction How satisfied the reviewer is with the overall look and feel of the costume in its entirety.

How was your concept art realized?

Matched my concept art perfectly! Nothing special was needed to be done.

How well does everything fit together and match up?

The paws are symmetrical with each other. Seams are lined up very well. No issues! 🙂

Matches all the handpaws that WUHD has made in the past.

Overall Project Quality

Extremely happy! It was absolutely worth the price I paid for. I keep recommending WUHD to all of my friends!

Purchase Process Details the interactions between the customer/reviewer and the maker of the item with regard to the buying process.

Initial Contact

Super easy to contact. WUHD posted for submissions on Twitter. I filled out a form on their website and when they accepted they contacted me right away via email.

They listed out exactly what I had requested including the special request for longer wrists.

Maker Response Time

Extremely satisfied! They either responded same day or the next day at the latest. I was never waiting for an answer to a question. Always polite, kind, and wonderful when responding!

Maker Professionalism

Extremely satisfied. The quick responses made everything go super smooth. They were professional and friendly. They do an amazing job of making you really feel special during the process and well cared for!

Project Completion Time

I asked for one deadline for Anthrocon 2018 (At the time was about 5 months away) and they blew that deadline out of the water and finished it in ONE MONTH! The project was done so fast! Once the paws were finished they were shipped very soon after paying the invoice.


FursuitReview scores by having the reviewer answer the following question:
"Would you recommend this maker to another?"

This review has been marked with a positive rating.
This means the reviewer would recommend What's Up Hot Dog.

Final Comments

Seriously. You will not be happier after working with them. WUHD is a wonderful person and makes wonderful products. I cannot say this enough!

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