Debbie LaChusa

Dogs

Stories about my dogs, the pet therapy work they do, and anything else dog-related that inspires me to write

I Decided Against Surgery for My Dog’s Torn CCL

My golden retriever Faith, sporting her pretty purple custom Posh Dog Knee Brace for her torn CCL

Why I didn’t follow the “gold standard of treatment”–TPLO surgery–for my dog’s torn CCL, and how she’s doing despite going against the vet’s recommendations. “Uh-oh,” my husband said, as Faith came in from her morning potty break. “What?” I replied. “She’s limping, again,” he said. We’d only been home one week from a trip to

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