Patient Feature: Colville

Meet Colville (aka CJ), a 2 year old rescued Pittie mix currently cared for by foster mom Jennifer of Black Dog Second Chance Rescue in New York. Colville was born with agenesis of his distal right forelimb, meaning that his toes and paw never fully formed. Colville...

Mini horse gets his groove back with special hoof

FORT COLLINS, CO — The James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at CSU gave a 3-year-old miniature horse a new lease on life by using a 3-D printer and prosthetics to replace a missing hoof. Shine was injured after a vicious dog attack left his left hind leg...

Patient Feature: Thebault

Meet Thebault, a nine year old Sheltie who has suffered from intermittent left front limb lameness since he was a puppy. As he got older, he started to struggle with routine things like walks, stairs, slippery surfaces and even standing up from a sitting position. He...

Patient Feature: McKayla

Meet McKayla, a 9 year old Pit Bull cross who works as a therapy dog. McKayla initially came to OrthoPets with a history of degenerative osteoarthritis, torn cranial cruciate ligaments, and possibly torn menisci in both knees. McKayla’s owner Angie wanted to explore...

Jack the Border Collie

Meet Jack an 11 year old Border Collie who just was fitted with his stifle orthosis at our partner clinic, Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Therapy for Pets. Over the next few months Jack will be participating in their rehab program so that he can learn how to use...

Pip hiking in her OrthoPets Stifle Device

Meet Pip, who lives in California and enjoys hiking with her family. She wears an OrthoPets stifle brace for cranial cruciate ligament instability and as you can see, her family reports it does not slow her down in the least! Go...