Articles with dog knee issues

Simitri Stable in Stride: Islay’s Knee Injury and Repair

Simitri Stable in Stride: Islay’s Knee Injury and Repair

Islay’s mom, Judith Brown, shares their experience with Simitri Stable in Stride to repair a ruptured cruciate ligament. Islay is a 7-year-old Gordon Setter female, she is the fifth generation of my own breeding program. I have been breeding GordonSetters under the Sassenach Prefix for 35 years. Islay is an extremely active athletic dog, she’s my competition girl. I’ve not…

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PRP for CCL Injuries: Cookie’s PRP Treatment for Partial Cruciate (CCL/ACL) Tear Update and Considering the Future

PRP for CCL Injuries: Cookie’s PRP Treatment for Partial Cruciate (CCL/ACL) Tear Update and Considering the Future

Can regenerative therapy treat canine partial cruciate injuries? When I have an option to chose between surgery or regenerative therapy, I am always willing to consider regenerative therapy first. Platelet-rich plasma treatment is what we decided to try to treat Cookie’s partial CCL tears. Our experience A long time has passed since Cookie’s treatment. It is time to review how…

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Canine Total Knee Replacement: Veterinary Highlights

Canine Total Knee Replacement: Veterinary Highlights

A total knee replacement is an invasive surgery that comes with serious risks. It can, however, be a life-saving procedure for dogs with a bad knee that doesn’t respond to other treatments. Do keep in mind there is the potential for serious complications including: ligament damage joint dislocation prostheses issues implant infections Further information: Total Knee Replacement Surgery It is…

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