An orthopaedic condition is a problem with bones or joints, often causes pain and limits mobility.
It's heart-breaking to see a cat or dog with an orthopaedic condition, as they're often such curious creatures with boundless energy. They can be caused by accidents or congenital/hereditary conditions.
Here are some common orthopaedic conditions for cats and dogs:
- Hip dysplasia
- Elbow dysplasia
- Cruciate ligament rupture
- Kneecap dislocation