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  1. Sad dog owner

    Attention All New Members
    I was a forum member back when this forum had a different name - can't remember what it was, or what my username was. But I was a brand new dog owner, and this forum helped me grow with my chesapeake bay retriever puppy for the first year of his life. The result of all of the help and advice...
  2. Post X-Rays after ACL surgery?

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog recovered very well from her ACL surgery. No limping, no soreness, no pain.. as if it nothing happened. The post surgery x-rays were recommended by the vet and it is not included in the surgery fee, so I have to pay about $200 for them. Is it medically necessary? If something is wrong...
  3. Advice needed

    General Dog Forum
    I have a mastiff who is only 5 months and an absolute sweetheart, and who loves to play. Recently she tore her ACL and until we can afford the surgery which could be a couple months she is to remain mostly on bed rest and is not allowed to run or jump at all. Short walks are allowed. I have been...
  4. Help with Orson's ACL Surgery?

    General Dog Forum
    Donate for Orson's Surgery Our poor dog Orson just tore his ACL and we're very short of cash to fix him up. If you feel the urge, you can donate towards his surgery costs. $2, $5, $10, etc... every bit helps! Send via PayPal to mgmt01 atsymbol myprecious.us, or click below to visit our...
  5. Heavy Knee Swelling 5 Days After ACL Surgery

    Dog Health Questions
    Shakespeare our 4 year old Lab had ACL Extracapsular Surgery surgery 1 week ago and all was going really well, he was starting to move tentatively around the house on the operated leg by Sunday. Then on Sunday afternoon he gave a short yelp and afterwards seems to have taken a massive step back...
  6. ACL Surgery - Tightrope CCL

    Dog Health Questions
    Just wanted to pose this question to anyone who has had any experience with the matter. My dog Val is 1 1/2 and has torn his ACL! He hobbles around holding his back leg up. We really are interested in the Tightrope CCL procedure and have found a clinic a couple of hours away that can do it...