Opals_mom Posted April 5, 2016 Share Posted April 5, 2016 I adopted a little 12 lb mix and she has since had a front leg amputated due to an injury she had when she was pulled from the shelter - not due to cancer. She is still VERY active but she's young and in thinking long-term I'm wondering if she should be wearing a brace or something to keep her remaining front limb in good condition. I take her to the chiro every-so-often since she now sits weird now that she's down a limb and I'm guessing we'll be looking at arthritis developing in her good leg at some point. I have been told multiple times that it's tough on their bodies when a front leg is taken so I just want to make sure that we're doing everything we can at this point to keep her in good health as long as we can. Is there anything I should be looking into? She is about 3.5 years old and about 6 months out from the amputation. Quote Missing my bridge greys Opal and Eden and cat Bailey. Mom to Missy the Super Mutt and recent foster failure of Miley to mini-mutt. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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