Articles with lameness

TightRope® CCL Fixation System: Dorie’s Knee Surgery

TightRope® CCL Fixation System: Dorie’s Knee Surgery

The TightRope surgery was developed as an upgrade to the lateral suture stabilization (LSS) for cruciate injuries in dogs. Is it a better technique with better results? Both techniques have their risks to reward ratio. While stronger than surgical suture, the perception is that the patented braided TightRope material is the main reason for potential complications. It has, however, worked…

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Limping Dog Causes: Blossom Becomes Lame

Limping Dog Causes: Blossom Becomes Lame

What do you think is the most common cause of limping in dogs? What do you think would be the most likely reason for your dog’s lameness? Yes, there are causes of lameness that are more common than others. Does that mean that is the case with your dog? Don’t fall into the assumption trap. Blossom’s story Blossom was a…

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