Ticket April 2, 2013

Posted by on April 2, 2013 at 4:24 pm

I don’t even know where to count from anymore.  It’s been 21 weeks since Ticket’s first surgery on her right knee, 8 weeks since the second.  She’s doing GREAT!  Working really hard on the underwater treadmill and at home, and responding the way we want.  Today, we measured her thigh muscles to see where we’re […]

Ticket update — 6.5 weeks and counting

Posted by on March 22, 2013 at 2:19 pm

It’s been about 6.5 weeks since Ticket’s second surgery, and I’m very happy with her progress.  She still has a limp, but it’s subtle most of the time.  It can get worse with exercise, but is back to “normal” the next day, so nothing persists.  Xrays show good healing.  I’m finally feeling like she’s making […]

TPLO Redux–4 weeks

Posted by on March 5, 2013 at 10:08 pm

Ticket is actually showing some improvement now, 4 weeks after surgery #2. She is walking better, with less of a limp, though it certainly increases with muscle fatigue. However, she also seems to have better exercise tolerance. So, even after working very hard on the underwater treadmill, she is only slightly more lame, and it […]