Tag Archives: Surgery

4 Examples of Fracture Repair in Pandemic Puppies

A dog with a cast on its leg

Pandemic puppies have been our new reality at the Animal Medical Center these past months. And with puppies come more pediatric medical and surgical infirmities. One such injury requiring the expertise of AMC’s board-certified surgical specialists is a bumper crop of broken legs in young dogs. Causes of Puppy Broken Legs While I suspect vehicular

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Having a Heart to Heart Talk with Yourself About Your Pet’s Cancer Diagnosis

Cure Pet Cancer

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. One in every four dogs and one in every five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime and @amcny is doing its part to raise pet cancer awareness by tweeting to #CurePetCancer to raise awareness. Since cancer diagnoses are common in pets, many of my readers will face

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What Gives a Dog a Pain in the Neck?

A yorkie sits on a tile floor

Here, you see my cute Yorkie patient, Amort, looking good, but the past week has been anything but a good one for him. He lost his appetite and at first, we thought it was his chronic pancreatitis, but his family figured out he would eat if his food was held up off the floor, making us

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Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease in Dogs: What You Need to Know

A dog favoring its back leg

In response to a common search term on the Animal Medical Center website, this blog is devoted to cranial cruciate ligament disease (CCLD). The cranial cruciate ligament may not be familiar to many folks, but this ligament is analogous to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the human knee. Pretty much all of us know

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