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Julie L's Blog – February 2010 Archive (1)

Countdown to a hip replacement

Just 6 more days and I'm not sure I'm ready. It still feels like an elective surgery and how do I look him in the eyes and communicate to him that this is in the long term going to make him more comfortable?

Marlin was one of my SFAS foster dogs I adopted 7 years ago when he was one. Soon I noticed he wasn't putting all his weight on one hind leg. The surgeon in ABQ told me he had a hip that wasn't in great shape, but his knee was worse. He got TPLO (knee) surgery so his ACL wouldn't… Continue

Added by Julie L on February 11, 2010 at 9:41pm — 5 Comments

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