Preventive Medicine

Veterinarians certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine (ACVPM) have completed a two year residency program to gain specialized training in veterinary public health practice. These doctors have a minimum of four years’ experience as a veterinarian prior to seeking certification in Preventative Medicine.

TightRope for Cranial Cruciate Ruptures

A relatively new technique for repair of a Cranial Cruciate Rupture in dogs is the TightRope.  It essentially positions a double band of ultra strong FiberTape across the lateral stifle at isometric points on the femur and tibia via the use of bone tunnels.  This technique does not require cutting bone like the TPLO or TTA procedures.  Instead it uses small drill holes in the femur and tibia to pass a Read more about TightRope for Cranial Cruciate Ruptures