Dog Knee Infected After CCL Knee Surgery – Infection Caused by Surgical Hardware

The following story and questions came from reader Nina through our Contact Page. I haven't had any experience with these problems, so I'm hoping that some of our readers can help answer some of Nina's questions. My Boxer mix had tight rope surgery on his knee April 2010. I did all the slow rehabilitation like the vet requested. His knee still gave him problems and after … [Read more...]

The Best Supplements for Dogs with Knee & Hip Problems

Dog Diet Supplements

Treating dogs that have knee and hip problems can be very costly. Prescription medications aren't always available for our pets due to cost, trouble getting a prescription written by a vet, and many times we don't even know that particular prescription medications are available unless our veterinarian specifically recommends them. As humans, we use supplements all the time to … [Read more...]

The Use of Supplements for Conservative Management Rather Than Medications

Dog knee injuries are a tough issue to deal with, as we all want the best for our dog, but when it comes to dog knee surgery, not everyone can afford it. We all want the best for our pets, however the truth of the matter is that dog knee surgery is very expensive, and unless you have the money or a way to finance it, the surgical route will not always be an option. One of … [Read more...]