Joint issues

Canine Hip Dysplasia: Indy’s Struggle with Sore Hips

Canine Hip Dysplasia: Indy’s Struggle with Sore Hips

You might think of hip dysplasia as sore, arthritic hips. While it is true that arthritis inevitably develops, hip dysplasia means an unstable hip joint. You can learn more about hip dysplasia and how to prevent it here. Thank you, Angie Falcsik, for sharing Indy’s story. Indy’s story Indy’s story began about four years ago when Indy was just six…

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Canine TPLO Post-Op: Coco’s Diary

Canine TPLO Post-Op: Coco’s Diary

  Obtaining and carefully following post-surgery instructions from your veterinarian/surgeon is essential for a positive outcome. Make sure you ask for a detailed, day-by-day recovery plan. You’d be surprised how often surgeons allow dog parents to go home without them. You can see an example of a cruciate ligament (ACL/CCL surgery post-op care plan looks like here. There are some…

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CCL Surgery Post-Op Care: Example Plan for Your Dog’s Recovery after Cruciate Ligament Surgery

CCL Surgery Post-Op Care: Example Plan for Your Dog’s Recovery after Cruciate Ligament Surgery

What happens after surgery is as important to a successful outcome as the surgery itself. Don’t ever walk out of your surgeon’s office without detailed instructions on how to manage your dog’s post-op recovery. To make sure you never leave a veterinary hospital without the information you need, grab your FREE Veterinary Visit Checklists. Introduction The best treatment for a…

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