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Re: legg-perthes operation

Posted by:  Jane McClay
Posted on:  November 18, 2001 at 20:29:16

In Reply to: legg-perthes operation
Posted by:  Adrien Desjardins
Posted on:  November 18, 2001 at 20:15:10


: My JRT has just been operated for legg-perthes.Can you tell me how long before I can expect her to to return to normal.Sh'e presently on pain-killers and will be starting physiotherapy in a few days.

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Hi, Adrien,

This is something you should really consult with your vet about. I wish we could help you, but every terrier is different, and some bounce back quicker than others. The vet who did the surgery will have a better idea of what you can expect.

Sorry I can't be of more help, but none of us are veterinarians here, and they're the best people to turn to for questions like this.

Good luck! And here's wishing your terrier a quick recovery!