TPLO Surgery Blog
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Your dog could limp when you least expect it. Determining the cause of your pet’s limp is challenging, making the situation scary and alarming. That’s why we’ve put this guide together to help you understand canine lameness and how to treat it. What is Lameness in Dogs? Lameness or limping happens when your dog can’t […]
It’s challenging to see your once energetic dog become bedridden for a few weeks, but this period is crucial for recovery. In no time, you will start witnessing your pet regain strength and mobility. Also, TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) surgery repairs ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) with an almost […]
Although ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear in dogs can be caused by physical trauma, breeds also play an important role in determining whether your pet is at risk for ACL injury. Recent studies found out that some dogs are prone to ACL and CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) injuries due to their breeds. Don’t worry; there […]
ACL injuries in dogs are one of the most common orthopedic problems. Large breeds of dogs or obese pets that overexert themselves during exercise tend to be at a higher risk for a torn ACL. Some symptoms of the condition include knee swelling and lameness in one leg. Fixing torn ACLs requires TPLO surgery. Going […]
You've noticed your dog has been favoring her hind leg, so you take her to see your regular veterinarian. After running a few tests and taking X-rays, your vet tells you your pet likely has a cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR).
When you’re aware of the TPLO recovery timeline for your dog, you’ll be able to better understand the phases your pet is going through. Here’s what to expect.
A torn ACL in dogs is more common than many dog owners think. Read here for the most common reasons why dogs rupture their ACL and how to prevent it.
If your dog has an ACL tear and you need to look into ACL surgery option, here’s how to maintain your dog’s joint health.