What Do I Do if My Dog Has a Torn ACL?

You and your dog are playing Frisbee in the back yard and he athletically leaps ups, catches it, and comes down wrong on his back leg. Now he is limping, holding his leg up, and barely touches it down. Likely, he has torn his ACL (anterior crucial ligament). Often pet owners just notice their dog is suddenly limping if they did not witness the injury.  A torn ACL occurs after a hyper-extension injury to the knee joint where the ligament in the center of the knee that attaches the back of the femur (the bone above the knee) to the
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Being a Responsible (and Loving) Pet Owner

Showing your pet how much you love them is not as easy as it sounds. You give them medication and take them to the vet because you love them, but they probably don’t see it that way! February is known as the month of love, but it’s also National Responsible Pet Owners Month. While seemingly unrelated, the two are deeply intertwined because by being a responsible pet owner and taking care of their overall health, you’re showing them deep love – although, not in a way they can understand. That’s why we’re here to help you be an even more
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