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I have a 7 yr old Westie who has had 2 surgeries on L Rear

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I have a 7 yr old Westie who has had 2 surgeries on L Rear knee--ACL and Patella. My vet now tells me she has an abnormal knee--where it should be straight up and down it is slanted inward. He has put her on Deramaxx for 3 weeks. Says knee cap is moving and surgery would not help. Also, her Patella broke, did not stretch, after her ACL surgery.
I need to know if this is fixable, by medicine or surgery.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Alleyne replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** and I am a licensed veterinarian with over 9 years of experience. I am hoping to help you with your pet Aggie today. Since I can’t physically exam your pet, I may need to respond with several follow up questions so I can best help you. Remember there is no limit on how many questions you can ask to in order to clarify any information I have provided regarding your pet. I just have a few initial questions to ask to gather some more information if you don’t mind? Did a board certified surgeon do the surgeries on Aggie? When was the last surgery performed?

Expert:  Dr. Alleyne replied 1 year ago.

Are you able to respond to this message?

Expert:  Dr. Alleyne replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if you are getting any of my messages