Myth 20: My dog is too old for surgery

mia old malamute

mia and friendThis is Mia. We’ve known each other since she came bounding in to the clinic twelve years ago and started stealing our soft toys. To see a cute picture of her from those puppy preschool days, go to the Facebook reviews page at https://www.facebook.com/DrAndrewSpanner?sk=reviews where she’s left us a nice comment or two.

These days she still has a go but though she’s a puppy at heart, she’s old and has significant arthritis. However, her quality of life is good. A few weeks ago, her owner noticed Mia being a bit unsteady and wondered if it could be the arthritis treatment. We thought that was unlikely and so did a home visit to check on her. Continue reading “Myth 20: My dog is too old for surgery”