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My Dog Has Completely Torn His Achilles Tendon. What Should I Do?

My Dog Has Completely Torn His Achilles Tendon. What Should I Do?

Treatment for Achilles Tendon injuries in dogs will depend on the severity of the injury. In some cases, conservative management may be all that is needed. This involves rest, restricted activity, pain medication, and the use of a splint or brace to help support the leg and joint.

In more severe cases, such as if your dog has been diagnosed with a complete Achilles tear, they will likely need surgery to repair the damage. The Achilles tendon is a complex structure, however, so surgery is not always straightforward or successful. Surgery aims to repair or reconstruct the damaged tendon and restore function and stability. More recently, work has been done with a synthetic ligament, which can be used to help improve surgical outcomes.

Read more about Dog Achilles Tendon Surgery - What Happens, Is It Successful, What I Should Know? 

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What is an Achilles Tendon Injury?

Achilles Tendon injuries occur in your dog’s back legs and can make your dog limp, unable to weight-bear or completely change the angle of your dog’s back leg

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