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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Yesterday I came home to him completely lame in his left

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Yesterday I came home to him completely lame in his left hind leg. A torn ccl I am sure, just not sure how bad. I need to get him comfortable
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: yes there is no visable sign of any injuries
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Cain he is 5, a 130lb mastiff
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cain?
Customer: he torn his right ccl last year. other than that he is healthy
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

I agree with you. Cain's history supports another CCL. Which antiinflammatory or analgesic drugs do you have at home? A combination of a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) such as carprofen or meloxicam and a narcotic such as tramadol would be ideal at this time.

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