Amputation of Dog Leg? Really?? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Is amputating a dog’s leg REALLY necessary if they have a bone cancer diagnosis? Can they recover?

Sue’s little terrier has bone cancer, and the vet wants to amputate his leg. And Sue wants to know: is amputation REALLY necessary? It’s a super-common question that any dog lover facing osteosarcoma or another bone cancer will have to face. Dr. Dressler answers with some ideas about how to reassure yourself before you make the decision for your dog.

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