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Old 07-12-2005, 11:46 PM
rudysplfd rudysplfd is offline
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Default Acl Surgery

I have a question. My dog Rudy had surgery last year, ACL. Then this year he had meniscus surgery about 3 months ago. The vet said to take him swimming so we went to the lake this past weekend and now he is limping again a bit and I am nervous. I hope that he heals ok. Has anyone been through this before? I fear that he will never completely recover.
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Old 07-13-2005, 04:02 PM
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Is Rudy limping on the same leg as the ACL surgery? Also, was the meniscus surgery on that same leg?

My dog had ACL surgery over 3 years ago and is doing well. We've had her on glucosamine/chondroitin since the surgery to build cartiledge and help with arthritis. This has made a difference.

Do you give Rudy any supplements?

I would say to give Rudy a rest from the swimming and start going slowly with him so he doesn't injure the area more.
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