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by blackbear219
Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Beau's torn CCL
Replies: 31
Views: 2438

Dropped Beau off for the surgery on my way to work this morning. He has to stay the night there and I am scheduled to pick him up at 4pm tomorrow afternoon when they will show me how to do the rehab exercises, etc. They're obviously going to call me later this afternoon once he is out of surgery to ...
by blackbear219
Fri Feb 01, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Beau's torn CCL
Replies: 31
Views: 2438

Beau's torn CCL

Hello all, For my original post with more back story, check out this link: http://www.pitbullforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=85799 So Beau spent the day at the vets yesterday for a bunch of stuff. Regular yearly checkup, distemper, rabies, heartworm tests, etc...all the stuff he was due for anyways. And t...
by blackbear219
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, ACL/CCL/TPLO
Replies: 11
Views: 773

Thanks again, appreciate it. I'm in Maine too, by the way.

Live in Old Town, work in Bangor.
by blackbear219
Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, ACL/CCL/TPLO
Replies: 11
Views: 773

He goes in tomorrow for the whole day for a prep visit. He needs some regular shots, has a baby canine that never came out that needs to be pulled, etc. He also has Addison's disease so they need to do some tests to make sure he will be fine with the surgery. Then he officially goes under the knife ...
by blackbear219
Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, ACL/CCL/TPLO
Replies: 11
Views: 773

I got a call back from my original vet on my lunch break. It was good to hear from her. She said that if it was a small dog, then you have a pretty good chance of recovery with non-surgical remedies since the dog does not much put weight on the joint. With Beau being 65 lbs, however, that's too much...
by blackbear219
Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, ACL/CCL/TPLO
Replies: 11
Views: 773

Hello, ACL/CCL/TPLO

Hello all, I know this is supposed to be an intro post but I'm pressed for time and I am just going to put everything right in here. Beau is a 4 year old Pit bull/Lab mix. I went on a week long business trip the week before last and he stayed with my mom and her 2 year old black lab. They did a lot ...

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