Amos and His OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Brace)

Amos is a 5-year-old, NM, Rat Terrier who presented to Dr. Bevan at Central Texas Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Hospital with acute onset right hind limb lameness and plantigrade stance after running in the yard. Amos was diagnosed with a complete Achilles...

Kuno (UK Ministry of Defense) His OrthoPets Devices

You may recently have seen an article or two about Kuno, a 3 year old Belgian Malinois military working dog from the UK, who will be receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal for his service during a night raid in Afghanistan. During the raid, Kuno charged in, tackled the enemy...

Jessie and Her OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Brace)

Jessie’s original device and impression. Jessie, an eight year and eleven month old, Labrador Retriever, had a tarsal arthrodesis (ankle surgery) in April of 2018 following a diagnosis of Degenerative Joint Disease in her right tarsus (dog ankle). A year later,...

Lucy and Her OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Brace)

Lucy is a 2 year old Korean Jindo mix rescue dog who works with our fabulous Bay Area Partner Clinic, Dr. Strubel at A Well Adjusted Pet. Lucy injured her right tarsus (ankle) initially while playing hard in March 2019 and following that she went through a chronic...

Oakley and her OrthoPets Tarsus Devices (Dog ankle braces)

Oakley is a 5 ½  year-old, spayed female, Labrador Retriever that was diagnosed with bilateral gastrocnemius tears (Type 2c). She loves to go on walks and play ball and she is also a hunting dog. Her owners reported that she came up acutely lame in the left...

Zeke and his OrthoPets Tarsus Brace (Dog Back Leg- Ankle Brace)

Zeke is a 3-year-old, MN, Australian Cattle Dog that presented to his veterinarian in July of this year with a chronic calcaneal tendon rupture of the left pelvic limb. Zeke had been limping for about 10 months before being diagnosed. He had a dropped tarsus and his...