Posts Tagged ‘ACL in dogs’

Watch This Video Before Your Dog has a TPLO

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

If your dog has torn his cranial cruciate ligament (CCL), chances are he’ll be getting a TPLO to repair it (especially if he’s a big dog).  But did you know dogs may heal more quickly and more effectively from that surgery if they have physical rehabilitation therapy during their recovery?
Check out Scout’s House’s latest Before & After video to see just what a difference rehab can make in your dog’s TPLO recovery.  And for more information, read this abstract of a study done on TPLO recoveries with rehab and without.

Conservative Management: An Alternative to Surgery for Your Pet

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Does your dog or cat need surgery but isn’t a good surgical candidate because of age or health issues?  Or would you just prefer not to do put your pet through another surgery?  Join us tomorrow at 1pm Pacific when Scout’s House Director of Rehab Therapy Krista Niebaum, MPT, CCRT, talks with us about conservative management, what it is, and how it might keep your pet from going under the knife.  That’s at http://specialpetsspecialneeds.com on PDX.FM.