Maya (almost 1 yr old) goes into the orthopedic specialist next Monday for a consultation on her knee. Our vet diagnosed as Luxating Patella (we don't know the grade) and referred us there. We were told to prepare for surgery as it can often be done the same day if deemed necessary. We're pretty sure its necessary as a day doesn't go by when she doesn't have problems with it.
Has anyone else had experience with the surgery? I know there are different ways the surgery is done but I'm mostly concerned with the aftercare. Will Maya be 'bedridden'? How long? We have lots of stairs, will she be able to go up and down? Is there any physical therapy involved? How long does it take to heal? Any info provided is appreciated.
I know a lot of these questions will be answered next week but I'm just anxious.
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