Tag Archives: TPLO

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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Orthopedic Disorders – Knee Disorders

*The following was originally printed in the Metropolitan Dog Club’s 2010 Blue Book. Charlie, a 5 year old mixed breed was Sharon’s best pal and exercise buddy. Together the two would jog a couple of miles a day and on weekends hike the nearby hills. But recently, Charlie was not as enthusiastic about their workouts

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