Centretown Veterinary Hospital

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Medicine: Musculoskeletal

[Dog in a very large leg cast]
Boo (Age 7) in her cast after having jumped from a three story cliff (she thought the ocean was right there!) She had two screws placed and the bone fragments looped with wire. She then had complications with her cast and had to have this bandage type called a “Robert Jones” to prevent movement of the leg but allow drainage of the skin infection that crept up. When done properly it should sound like a watermelon when tapped. Boo thought it felt like a watermelon! She is now 15 years old and still running 5 km’s three times a week!!

This is the medicine of the bones and muscles and how well they are working. Common conditions include broken bones, muscles strains and joint injury.