The Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) in dogs is one of the major ligaments that connect the upper leg bone to the lower leg bone. It allows the dog’s knee to bend properly. Typically, tears happen when there is continued stress on the ligament from walking or running, a burst of sudden force on the ligament or degradation due to age.

In the following infographic from The Pet Hospitals, learn how vets treat Cruciate Ligament tears in man’s best friend.

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How a Vet Treats Cruciate Ligament Tears in Dogs

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Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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