Sydney and Her Bilateral OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Braces)

Sydney is an 8 ½ year old, Australian Cattle Dog, who presented to Dr. DeTora at Colorado Canine Orthopedics & Rehab in November of 2019 with bilateral (both sides) Achilles tendon ruptures. Sydney loves to go on frequent walks and always has a lot to say when she...

Cowboy and His OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Brace)

Cowboy is an Australian Cattle Dog, who presented to Dr. Gilmore at Karnes City Veterinary Hospital in Texas early last year with a left tarsal (ankle) luxation. Cowboy suffered from acute worsening of an intermittent lameness in his left pelvic limb, and radiographs...

Lucy and Her OrthoPets Tarsus Device (Dog Ankle Brace)

Lucy and her best friend Murphy Lucy is an approximately 10-year-old, spayed female Beagle, who presented to Dr. Michelotti at Centre Animal Hospital with a gastrocnemius rupture at the musculotendinous junction. Dr Michelotti prescribed a custom OrthoPets tarsal...

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,...