FHO surgery is performed on dogs who suffer from hip issues or conditions. Our Long Island vets are here to tell you all about your dog's hips, what conditions can occur, and what to expect from FHO surgery including recovery.
Healthy Pet Tips
It doesn't matter if you live in a hot climate year-round, or just enjoy it for a few months, every dog owner should know about the risks of heatstroke. Our emergency vets in Long Island are here to let you know about the danger heatstroke poses to your dog, and what to do if it happens.
Sometimes your pet's medical needs go beyond the care of a standard veterinarian. Knowing when your pet needs to be seen by a specialist is difficult to determine especially with heart conditions so our Long Island vets are here to give you some helpful tips and advice.
As any sports fan knows all too well, ACL tears are a common injury among athletes. What you might not know, is that while there is no ACL in dogs, the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is essentially the same thing--with some key differences that make torn ACL style injuries even more common in dogs than they are in people!
Your dog's cranial cruciate ligament is comparable to a human's ACL and helps their knee function correctly. Today our Long Island vets discuss the details of TPLO surgery, dogs who need it, and what to do if your dog jumped before they were fully recovered.