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My 2 yr old Terrier/lab mix had TPLO and meniscus surgery
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My 10.5 year old pure bred Golden Retriever has had ACL
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She is 5 yr old chocolate lab who had ACL surgery in June,
She is 5 yr old chocolate lab who had ACL surgery in June, 2017. She started limping again on the same leg about a month ago. On and off...not every day and not the same limp. She will toe touch some … read more
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My dog had TPLO surgery on one knee in April and the other
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While playing ball this morning his right back foot hit the
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My dog had tplo surgery and recovered beautifully until the 12th week with no limping. Then he had a day of too much play and has limped for the last six weeks. We have done two X-rays in this time an… read more
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I have a nine year old male Akita who had patellar luxation
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Doctoral Degree
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My Golden Retriever was diagnosed with a torn ACL...he is scheduled
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My chihuahua is 3 human years old. About 2 months ago he suffered
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Doctoral Degree
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Our 6 year old Bouvier Des Flandres has been limping and lifting
Our 6 year old Bouvier Des Flandres has been limping and lifting his left rear leg after excersize and also after jumping out of the pool and hitting his left leg. We have taken him to the vet's offic… read more
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