Knee Injuries and Considerations for Dog Owners

This article goes on to describe some common knee injuries and weighs the pros and cons of having surgery to repair ruptured ligaments. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, because the pet breaks down both knees under a lot of weight. Other times the dog is young and deserves healthy legs and knees for it’s long life. But what about the 10+ year old with partial tears?

Knees and Whether To Do Surgery or Not.

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.