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Logan is a 4 year old Labrador Retriever who ruptured his right cranial cruciate ligament in May 2014.  He had a tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) surgery  to stabilise his stifle (knee) and started coming to Active Pet about 7 weeks later.   When Logan first arrived he was swinging his hindlimb out to the side when walking and was still a little lame on it.  There was also 4cm less muscle on the right hindlimb when compared to the left one. 

Logan has been steadily improving; the lameness has now resolved and he no longer swings his leg, but we are still having to remind him to sit square!  He has gained 2cm in muscle on the right leg and 0.5cm muscle on the left, normal hindlimb.  We are working with Logan to continue to build up the strength in his right  hindlimb and to prepare him for going off lead.
Click here to see a video of Logan having a splashing time!

Come at visit us at some upcoming events...

31.08.14 12pm - 3pm National Animal Welfare Trust Open Day & Dog Show, Watford
06.09.14 11am - 5:30pm Chalfont St Giles Show & Dog Show
21.09.14 11am - 4pm Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Gala Dog Show

What else is new?

Come to our acupuncture talk

Friday 5th September

Come and find out how acupuncture works and what conditions it can be used for in pets. 

Click here for more information or visit our website


Cruciate ligaments

Did you know?

People and pets have two cruciate ligaments in their knee, which help stabilise the joint.  Most people injure their ligament in an accident but with most dogs the ligament breaks due to degeneration.

Some dog breeds, such as Newfoundlands, are more prone to cranial cruciate ligament disease, whilst it is quite rare in cats.

Have you got an older pet?

With the colder weather coming soon...

If your dog lives in a centrally heated house and has arthritis or is getting older, you may find that they appreciate a coat to wear, even if they have a big shaggy one of their own. 

This is especially important if they don't run around much as it will help keep their muscles and joints, nice and warm.
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