Ruby has healed up very well since her knee surgery. She still has to strengthen her muscles over the next few months but she has the green light for fun stuff like swimming. She was so excited when she saw the water and jumped right… Read More
….enjoying the day while I work on the back garden
Our Newf Ruby went back to the clinic today for a checkup 2 weeks after the surgery on her right knee. The incision is fine and she seems to be healing well. Both hind legs are stable, but she’s favouring the right side. Next step… Read More
Thanks to the fantastic folks at West Toronto Veterinary Surgery for sending along recovery photos of our Ruby.
Our younger Newf Ruby had her second TPLO surgery this morning, this time to repair her right knee, and she is recovering fine. I should be able to bring her home tomorrow afternoon. TPLO = tibial-plateau-leveling-osteotomy. It’s a procedure in which they cut a portion… Read More
It’s time for our young Newf Ruby to get her second knee surgery to fix the torn ligament on her right hind leg. Her left leg continues to get strong after that knee was repaired. She’s scheduled to get it done next Tuesday, March 10,… Read More
For those who don’t know what this is about, our Newf Ruby had surgery to correct a torn cruciate ligament on her hind left leg about 3 weeks ago. She’s continuing to get stronger and we’re gradually lengthening her walks. The ligament on her hind… Read More
Ruby is resting quietly today. I’ve taken the Elizabethan collar off as long as I’m here to supervise and make sure she doesn’t lick or scratch her incision. I put it back on anytime I have to leave her or can’t watch her. She’s taking… Read More