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May 2, 2024
Cruciate Ligament Repair Surgery at The Avenue Veterinary Clinic

Cruciate ligament (ACL/cranial cruciate ligament) ruptures are a common cause of hind leg lameness in dogs, this condition can be quite painful and exacerbate the symptoms of osteoarthritis in affected joints. There are three different surgical repair techniques commonly used today. Extra capsular repair This involves a placement of strong suture materials around the joint […]

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November 12, 2023
Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS)

Commonly affected breeds:Pug / French Bull Dog/ English Bull dog/ Boxers/ Pekingese/ Boston terrier Symptoms: increased huffing and puffing (noisy breathing), some dogs will retch and gags – these symptoms get worse with exercise and hot weather. Exercise intolerance, cyanosis (blue gums due to lack of oxygen) and occasional collapse. Problems: Other conditions such as […]

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