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  1. Update on limping puppy

    General Dog Discussion
    Just wanted to post an update on a thread I started a little over two months ago. Our puppy was limping and holding one paw up in the rear. We took him to one vet who immediately suggested surgery (cruciate ligament). We took him to another vet and he told us leash walks only and lots of rest...
  2. Here I am again - Cruciate Issues... HELP!

    Dog Health
    My dog Zoey will be 10 yrs. old in April (sometime after tomorrow) ... She has had two surgeries on her back right knee, due to torn cruciate. July 2012 and then again: January 2013. The 2nd surgeon seemed to be more skilled and used a multi-filament line, rather than a mono-filament line...
  3. Two Failed Cruciate Surgeries, What should I do?

    Dog Health
    I own a mixed breed female dog who will be 9 yrs. old this Spring. I have had her since she was 6 months old and she was a rescue dog. I love her dearly. She has not been a perfect dog, but has mellowed some with age. However, she gets very excited when the mailman comes, or runs at high...
  4. Advice? Dog limps but not convinced of ligament tear.

    Dog Health
    Our 4 year old terrier mix came in from running around in the back yard with a limp in his right back leg. He didn't seem to be in pain but avoided using the leg. After a few days without improvement, we took him to the vet. She manipulated the leg and said it looked like a cruciate injury...