Articles with CCL injuries

Dog Knee Injuries: Roxie Broke Her Bone at TPLO Plate

The thing about Pitties is that they are loving, big, and energetic. The younger, the more energy they have. Though with Cookie, who is a Rottie and coming up on 7, there hasn’t been much slowing down. Roxie is 2.5 years old; you can just imagine how much energy she has. She’s not too heavy–90 pounds. She runs and plays…

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Nigel’s TPLO Complications

Modern veterinary medicine is incredibly advanced and offers treatments nobody even dreamt of not so long ago. Veterinary surgery is an ever-growing field offering exciting treatments. Most of the surgeries are mostly safe with amazing results. That, unfortunately, doesn’t mean that things cannot go wrong. Nigel is an active dog, full of life and a drive for adventure. When he tore…

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Bennett’s TPLO Surgery

Bennett was only 6-months-old when one evening he started limping on his hind leg. Bennett’s parents were hoping his leg has just fallen asleep and he would walk out of it. But he did not. Perhaps he just sprained something? To make sure that whatever happened it gets taken care of properly, Bennett’s parents saw a vet right the next…

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Dog Knee Injuries: My Two Cents on Cora-based Leveling Osteotomy (CBLO) Repair

If your dog injures their cruciate ligament, you have some serious homework to do. There are many treatment options out there, and the number continues to grow. You can explore everything from conservative management, holistic therapies, regenerative therapies, to surgical repairs. Surgical solutions themselves include eight different techniques I know of at the time I’m writing this. That tells you something–there…

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