Tplo Complications in Dogs – Hammer

My Schutzhund competition dog had tplo surgery 6 months ago. His recovery was very slow. I did plenty of low impact therapy from month one, then put him back on Rimadyl when the surgeon advised that he should be able do everything he did prior to surgery. After some hard training work, he developed a…

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TPLO Repair Surgery on Second Leg – Tilly

This is Tilly’s second knee ligament repair. For her second ACL surgery we chose TPLO. Her left hind leg was done in 2006, and our Vet told us that her right leg had a predisposition to this type of injury, and she has the scars to prove it! This last surgery came about because we…

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Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs

Help!  My dog is limping – Could it be a torn ligament? This guide is a good starting place for anyone looking for more information on dog knee problems, specifically cruciate ligament injury in dogs.  This article will give an overview of dog knee injuries covering everything from symptoms to recovery. What is a Cruciate…

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TPLO ACL Surgery for Dogs – Jacob Sampson

Hello All! My Jake, a 6 year old lab, had the TPLO surgery after a lengthy search for an alternative. He was never overweight; kept him at 70 pounds, a little light, but was wanting to save his hips and knees. Time flies, but it was 2-3 years ago, and the information found on web…

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TPLO Ligament Surgery – Taylor

Our 3 1/2 year old yellow lab has had hind lameness after exercise for several months now. We tried rest and anti inflammatory meds for 3 weeks with no results, so finally had her examined and x-rayed. She was diagnosed with a torn CCL, with some arthritis in her affected knee. It was a very…

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TPLO, 2 Days Post Op – Potato

Injury Date: 04/14/10 Potato’s Story: Potato tore her knee muscle in winter. I had insurance, but because she was limping prior to a minor sprain, they didn’t cover it. I couldn’t stand seeing her limping around anymore so i paid the $3000 for the kind of surgery where they cut the bone so the leg…

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TPLO Surgery Dogs

TPLO surgery for your dog may be the best option for your pet after you have carefully weighed all of the other surgical and non-surgical options for canine cruciate ligament (CCL) repair available.  This article will provide you with a general overview of what the TPLO dog surgery entails, and how much you can expect…

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TTA Dog Knee Surgery, Timber’s Story

Timber’s TTA Surgery Timber is a 6 year old female shepard mix; she is my baby. In August 2006, Timber tore her left ACL and she underwent TPLO. She recovered beautifully from TPLO surgery. Nearly 4 years later, she developed an abscess over her TPLO scar. I took Tim to my local vet, and she…

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