February 17, 2020
Patient Spotlight: Semper Fi-do, Marine K-9 Recovers from Injury During Training
When K-9 Frodo shattered his femur during a training exercise, his handler brought him to the NC State Veterinary Hospital's Orthopedic Service to help him walk again.
October 31, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Injured Stray Kitten Learns to Walk Again
A 6-week-old kitten named Frankenstein learns to walk again after orthopedic surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
June 30, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Modeling the Way with 3D Technology
Sharon King didn’t plan on bringing home a puppy anytime soon. Though her golden retriever, Bella, was getting older, King wasn’t seriously looking for a new addition to her family at the moment. Then she met Cayde. A breeder brought a litter of collie puppies into King’s Burlington, N.C., veterinary practice one day for a
April 18, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Daniel J. Duffy
Daniel J. Duffy is the new assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.
April 8, 2019
After shooting, K-9 Kilo Back Home Following Surgery at NC State
Kilo, a 2-year-old bloodhound, has returned home to South Carolina following his successful orthopedic surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
February 27, 2019
Patient Spotlight: A Joint Effort to Manage Hip Pain
Liesel stole the hearts of Ed and Ingrid Carney at 4 months old. The Carneys had planned to add a dog to their family in Cary, N.C., having previously rescued greyhounds and setters. They were ready to try something new and had a plan that did not include adopting a rescue or a German shepherd
February 4, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Andrea Tomas
Andrea Tomas is the new clinical veterinarian of orthopedic surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
July 9, 2012
Canine Hip Dysplasia Resolved with Total Hip Replacement
Canine hip dysplasia is a severe, inherited joint disease of dogs that reveals itself in a progressive lameness associated with arthritis and looseness of both hip joints that make running, walking, and even standing difficult. The disease is most common among large breed dogs such as German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, St. Bernards, and Newfoundlands.
February 24, 2012
NC State Study of Limb-sparing Implants to Fight Canine Osteosarcoma May Benefit Children
An orthopedic surgeon at the North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine who helped pioneer osseointegrated implants for dogs and cats missing a limb is conducting a study to determine the feasibility of a novel limb-sparing implant for treating canine osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma (OSA) is the most frequent bone tumor in dogs with the distal