Pet Angular Limb Deformities

Angular limb deformities are orthopedic conditions primarily affecting dogs, and a wide variety of these deformities can occur. The class of angular limb deformities covers bone growth disturbances that develop when the growth plate of a growing bone is damaged, making this a problem that affects young, growing animals. The lower limbs (Radius/Ulna, Tibia/Fibula) are most often affected. At West Suburban Animal Hospital, our Board Certified Veterinarian, Dr. Gary Thompson, is highly skilled in the procedures used to correct these issues.

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Pet Angular Limb Deformities in Toledo, OH


Surgery to correct angular limb deformities involves cutting the bone to realign segments, and placement of a bone plate to help facilitate healing.


Have you been referred to West Suburban Animal Hospital for a consultation on your pet’s angular limb deformity? Please don’t forget to read the Referral Policy and bring these important things with you to your visit:

  • Any recent radiographs or blood work from your family veterinarian
  • Any current medications your pet is taking
  • A completed Referral Form

Need to set up your consultation? Call us at 419-841-4745 for more information.