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  1. conservative mgt for 'possible' CCL injury

    Dog Health Questions
    My very active 4 year old collie mix returned from a hike with my husband last week almost 3-legged lame, holding up his right hind leg most of the evening, weight bearing occasionally and only a little. He also had a cut we think from ice or a branch about an inch below his hock on the same leg...
  2. Torn ACL advice.

    Dog Health Questions
    Has anyone had a dog who tore a ligament in their leg (ACL)? My pittie managed to tear a ligament, it might the the ACL or possibly the much more rare type of tear (the PCL i think it was called), but she is still trotting around like a happy dog so Im trying to avoid giving her surgery. I took...
  3. 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...
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