Sunday, January 28, 2018

3347. A chihuahua jumps from the bed daily - r patellar luxation 2 days ago


Jan 29, 2018
Referral to Toa Payoh Vets for 2nd opinion 
Vet 1 did X-rays. Diagnosed Grade 3 patellar luxation.


8-year-old chihuahua
Jumps off bed daily - for past 8 years

Had been lame for a year
Overweight BCS 5/9

Advice
Grade 3. Dog can put RH paw on ground after putting patella in.
Heart and lungs OK. Abdomen OK. 
Apprehensive about anaesthesia.
To reduce weight for 4 weeks and see.



--------------------------better quality X-rays of another case



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