Orthopedic issues are something that are really sad to see your dog go through. This is just one of those things that can happen and that will most likely need some type of treatment. Getting your dog to the vet is key in this situation. A vet will be able to walk your through the proper steps of what to do for recovery.
In one of my guest posts I wrote some tips on what cause this problem and what are some treatments that could help your pet out:
Orthopedic issues are a very common reason for dogs to visit their veterinarian. They relate to problems with the bones, muscles, joints and ligaments of his body. These problems can be as simple as a strained ligament, or as complicated as a fracture of the pelvis.
There are several causes of orthopedic problems in our dogs. Firstly, they may be congenital, where your dog is actually born with the condition. One example is patellar luxation, where his kneecap freely moves out of its groove in his thigh bone. If not treated appropriately, it leads to lameness and arthritis in your dog’s knee joint.
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