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My dog has had a cruiate ligament op 12weeks ago she is a Great Dane and I have come home from work tonight and it looks like she has done the same thing same leg is this possible

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

She is 3 a rescue and her name is magic

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Magic?

Yes she has developed what the vets think is ulcers from the pain men's she seems to have a very sensitive stomach

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Athough it is possible depending on the type of repair that was done it is also possible she has damaged the repair process. For example if this was a TPLO then the plate might have moved or broken with her size or there can be infection at the plate site. If this was a wire extra capsular repair the wire can break.

Having her seen by the veterinarian who did the surgery will help determine what is going on, likely repeat x-rays will be performed to differentiate a strain from being too active 12 weeks out from surgery versus surgery failure

I hope this makes sense but please let me know how else I can assist you both today

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I am glad to see you were able to view my responses earlier

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both, I am online another hour this evening (in the states)

If the information I have provided was helpful I would be grateful if you would rate our chat with the stars at the top of the screen so I am compensated for my time. Thank you and best of luck to you both, truly!

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