Q. My shitz Tzu had surgery for a torn acl in June and she is now lame again but the kneecap and everything is in place my Dr is going to put her on a li

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A. The end of your question has got cut off and I am not sure exactly what it is you are looking for advice on - please rephrase or request a consult to discuss further. I recommend you also seek a veterinary physiotherapist to develop an exercise routine to improve core strength and mobility to help compensate for her knee problems

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