Why Is My Dog Limping On The Front Leg

There is never a dull moment in my life. I recently had the displeasure of answering the question, “Why is my dog limping on the front leg.” Fireworks is the exact answer, but a soft tissue injury was the official diagnosis. You’ve likely arrived at this article because your dog is limping on one or both of his front paws, his front leg is being held in the air, and/or he is … [Read more...]

Dog Limping Reasons No One Talks About

One of the most common reasons pet parents take their dog to the veterinarian is to answer the question, “Why is my dog limping?” The fine folks at petMD list some common causes for dog limping, but what about the off-the-beaten bath dog limping reasons no one talks about? Like people, dogs can tear, break, strain, or damage any number of structures of the body and a limp … [Read more...]

The Everything Guide to Dog ACL Injuries

We call this the everything guide to dog ACL injuries because what you are about to read, see, and links included represent years of actual experience with this issue times two and a variety of treatment modalities with eventual surgeries. I know all too well about canine knee injuries: In the past two years, my dog has ruptured both ACLs (anterior cruciate ligaments) in his … [Read more...]