Signs of ruptured cranial cruciate ligament
In this interview at the Fetch dvm360® conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT, outlines signs of a ruptured CCL to bear in mind.
During this dvm360® interview, Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT, owner/medical director at Essex Animal Hospital Canine Rehab and Fitness, shared common signs dogs display with a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament so you can more easily diagnose these patients.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT: When dogs rupture their cranial cruciate ligament, what most people see is that they are quite lame and they may be toe touching or they may hold their leg up, you know entirely. They might be painful at their pelvis.