If your pooch is suffering from a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL/ACL) your Southeast Memphis vet may recommend surgery to repair the damaged knee and get your dog up and running again. Here are 3 common surgeries for treating this knee injury in dogs.
Our Southeast Memphis veterinarians at Southwind Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.
The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our Memphis vets explain the three main ACL surgeries for dogs.
Many people are familiar with ACL injuries in athletes but did you know your dog can also tear their ACL? Read on to find out more from our Memphis vets on what the differences are between ACL injuries in dogs and people, and how ACL injuries are treated in dogs.
Growing up with dogs can teach kids compassion and responsibility, as well as providing moments of great joy and companionship. If you are looking for the perfect small dog breed for your family, here are a few suggestions from our Southeast Memphis vets.