Albuterol Poisoning in a Dog: Clarke Chews Up an Asthma Inhaler

Albuterol Poisoning in a Dog: Clarke Chews Up an Asthma Inhaler

When your dog chews on and punctures an asthma inhaler, they can suffer severe, acute poisoning. Asthma inhalers contain one of two substances: drugs that expand the lungs (such as albuterol) steroids One inhaler can contain up to 200 doses of medication. If your dog gets that in their system, the poisoning is severe. Potential effects include: agitation hyperactivity vomiting…

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Tibial Tuberosity Advancement: My Two Cents on the TTA Repair

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement: My Two Cents on the TTA Repair

The tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) was one of the first modern surgical options to address cranial cruciate ligament tears in dogs. The TTA neutralizes the abnormal forces in the joint that result from a CCL rupture differently. Even though it also involves cutting a bone, it uses the strength of the patellar tendon to stabilize the knee. This technique underwent…

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