Cold Therapy Tips and Tricks for Dog TPLO Surgery

Best Cold Therapy Practices for Dog TPLO-surgery

Let me guess, your dog recently underwent TPLO surgery, and you’re doing your best to ensure your sweet four-legged family member has the best chance at full recovery, right? And it’s likely you’re also thinking about cold therapy as a recovery method so long as it doesn’t harm said family member too, right? Well, look no further. Cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, is a widely used method for reducing pain and inflammation after TPLO …

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Pain Post TPLO Surgery

Ways to reduce and soothe pain after TPLO Surgery

TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) surgery is a common procedure used to treat cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injuries in dogs. This type of injury is similar to a human ACL tear and can cause significant pain and lameness in dogs. While TPLO surgery is a highly effective treatment option, it can also be a painful and uncomfortable recovery process for dogs. Fortunately, there are several ways to reduce and soothe pain after TPLO surgery and …

How to tell the difference between dog hip dysplasia and dog knee injuries

Dog owner questions about dog hip dysplasia and dog knee injury

My wife and I originally thought our beloved litter-mate boxers to have suffered from hip dysplasia. After all, the boxer breed is known for its high energy, running, and jumping. They resemble every bit of the word rambunctious. Nonetheless, close to 7 years of ownership, my wife noticed our female having trouble standing from a sitting position.  She also struggled to sit, sitting to one side and limping for 1-2 days afterward. I knew nothing …

Best 3 Pet Health Insurance Providers Covering TPLO Surgery for Dogs

Best 3 Pet Health Insurance Providers Cover TPLO Surgery for Dogs

Are you in search of pet health insurance that covers TPLO surgery for your dog’s knee injury? Pets deserve our attention and optimal care for as loyal and sincere as each can be from cradle to grave. It’s our duty to provide optimal quality of life and reducing, if not eliminating, common factors that lead to sustaining injuries. One way to provide optimal quality of life is carrying a pet health insurance policy.  Pet health …

Helpful Insight Into Understanding Your Dog’s CCL Injury

Helpful Insight to Understanding Your Dog’s CCL Injury

You’ve likely heard of someone painfully injuring, possibly tearing or rupturing, their ACL, also known as anterior cruciate ligament.  This type of injury is mostly common to athletes, especially female athletes. But did you know that a dog too can sustain an ACL injury? Instead of being referred to as a dog ACL injury, this same injury is formerly known as a cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injury. Why do dogs need their CCL? You may …