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ACL Tears in Labrador Retrievers: Prevalence and Prevention

1 month ago   |   By Bark Post

For Pups With Short Attention Spans... “ACL ,” or cranial cruciate ligament , tears is a common injury seen in an athletic breed like Labrador retrievers. Although genetics plays some role in this frequency, joint health, frequency of exercise, types of exercise, and weight are other significant contributing factors. It is important for Lab owners to monitor their dogs health, exercise, and weight, to prevent any undue strain on their dog's ACL.
If you have a Labrador, you've likely heard they are at increased risk for “ACL” tears. So what exactly does that mean? You may have heard of pro...
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