Monthly Archives: August 2013

Radiograph Abnormality

August 28th, 2013 (3 Comments)

Can you identify the radiograph abnormality: What is your diagnosis? Radiograph abnormality answer: This dog has an abnormally short 7th lumbar vertebra.  Notice how much smaller the furthest vertebra on the right is when compared to it’s neighbours.  This is a genetic issue he was born with, and is more common in pugs, boston terriers, […]

How long does it take for a broken bone to heal?

August 13th, 2013 (14 Comments)

How long does it take for a broken bone to heal?   I’m frequently asked how long it takes for a broken bone to heal, especially by owners who are dreading the prospect of keeping their hyperactive dog on short leash walks. Bone healing time varies depending on several factors including the age of the […]