Just a Slip: Luxating Patella in Dogs

Dog luxating patella surgery.

Dogs and humans share many of the same body parts, and the knee is no exception. Because canines are quadrupeds, though, their knee (or more properly, stifle) tends to experience a few more issues.

Luxating patella in dogs is a more common issue affecting the knee that our veterinarians at Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care diagnose regularly. Learn what it is, when to worry, and what you can do.