Daisy and her OrthoPets Stifle Device (Dog knee brace)

Daisy Ferguson is a 2-year-old, spayed female, Labrador Retriever Mix. She was diagnosed by her veterinarian in September 2019 with a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament in her right hind limb. Daisy is a young, vibrant girl who is otherwise healthy and is just looking...

Grizzly and his OrthoPets Stifle Device (Dog Knee Brace)

Grizzly is a 14-year-old, Labrador Retriever.  He presented to his veterinarian in November 2019 favoring his left hindlimb and skipping while running. Upon examination, an audible click was heard in the knee, radiographs were taken that showed moderate arthritic...

Kinley and her OrthoPets Stifle Device (Dog Knee ACL Brace)

Kinley is a 12-year-old lab that presents with chronic and severe degenerative changes of the right tarsus. Chronic ligament instability or a previous OCD lesion was ruled out. She has experienced progressive pain and weakness of the stifle and hip joints secondary to...

Sampson and his OrthoPets Stifle Device (Dog knee brace)

Sampson is a 3-year-old Rottweiler who presented to an OrthoPets Partner Clinic for right hind limb lameness. He was diagnosed with a right cranial cruciate ligament tear and severe hip dysplasia. When surgery isn’t an option due to age, health, financial, or...

Stifle Joint Orthoses

The stifle joint (dog knee) is less complex in that there are fewer bones and ligaments than the tarsus and carpus and only 2 true joints (femoropatellar and femorotibial). However, it is more complex because it is intended to function in more than 1 plane of motion...