As a dog owner, you know your dog’s normal behavior and activity levels and are likely to notice any changes that indicate they might be in pain or experiencing discomfort. Watching for these changes can help you know when to talk to your veterinarian about possible treatment options, including surgery.
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Many dog owners aren’t sure what to expect before, during, or after a total hip replacement surgery in dogs. This blog post will provide important information for pet owners who may have a friend or family member that is considering getting this procedure done on their dog.
What is Total Hip Replacement Surgery?
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Medial patellar luxation (MPL) surgery helps correct knee cap dislocation (patellar luxation) in dogs.
We cover the common causes, diagnosis, and surgical experience in our MPL surgery for dogs blog post here.
In this blog we dive deeper into the recovery timeline after a pet needs MPL surgery, including what to... Read More
Medications for your pet after surgery
Following orthopedic surgery, there are two things to monitor that will help your pet have the best possible recovery and long-term outcomes: their discomfort and keeping their activity restricted while they heal.
Upon discharge, your pet will likely be sent home with several... Read More
In most cases if your pet needs orthopedic surgery, there will be an extended post-op recovery period afterwards. Keeping your pet safe in the short term and mobile in the long term is an important aspect of any recovery plan.
In this blog, we cover the ideal steps all pet-owners should strive to adhere to following... Read More