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Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 10 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue.
What do you mean when you say that she "won't tolerate much PT"? Is she trying to bite you when you try to do PT with her? Or does she just sit down and refuse to stand?
Was it a TPLO surgery, or the more common MRIT surgery? (Did they put a bone plate in or not)
Did they put a bone plate in, or just suture material around the knee?
Yes, that clarifies it. Hold on a second while I consult with a surgeon.
Okay. The surgeon said that not bearing weight on the leg is not uncommon at this point after the surgery because some dogs are more sensitive. I recommend the following:
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