Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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20 March 2017
25 April 2007
Hi there! Sorry to hear she’s having issues. Front-wrist (carpal) injuries are common and with the right kind of exercise and PT usually resolve themselves. Has she seen a rehab therapist yet? If not I’d say it would be a good place to go after an orthopedic vet reviews her symptoms.
Your’e in a great area for care, here are a few that look good to us:
For canine rehab, you want a center that practices multiple modalities (not just one, like water therapy), and also has a veterinarian on-staff. Here are two that look good to us:
Hope this helps! Keep us posted in another forum, like Hopping Around. We’re here to help!
12 May 2018