She risks losing the use of the leg if she does not properly heal.
A second bone plate is used to help knit up the fresh fracture.
After she heals, Sandy is out and running around like nothing ever happened.
Gigi was the subject of the first video we ever produced.
It truly did not look good, but instead of amputating the leg, doctors at Columbus Small Animal Hospital opted to give Gus a chance with surgery.
Blue the Blue Heeler is a cattle-herding dog who was injured in the line of duty. He has a severe leg fracture.
Two years after fracturing both front legs and surgery to repair them, Rigby the tiny Yorkie is doing great.
Maverik the Yorkie weighs only 2.7 pounds, so repairing the fracture to his leg is difficult and delicate. Soon after the surgery, Maverik is off and running like a rabbit, as if he never had a problem.
Olaf the white Golden Doodle has a comminuted fracture (bone broken into more than two pieces). He gets the help he needs at Columbus Small Animal Hospital.