06.30.2011 VSC is Growing! We would like to express our warmest welcome to newest additions. Read more....

05.12.2011 Holistic Veterinary Care Grand Opening:  Congratulations to all our friends. Read more....

VSCD’s approach is unique. Our High Tech, High Touch methodology sets us apart from others. Click here for more info!
 

VSCD profiles interesting and instructive cases and use of techniques as they present.

Technique:
Osteochondral Autograft Transfer (OAT)
Name:
Treatment for Cartilage defects
Breed:
Any Canine, particular large/giant breeds
Condition:
Developmental or Acquired cartilage lesions

Osteochondrosis (OC) is a developmental disease of articular cartilage most commonly affecting young, rapidly growing, large-to-giant breed dogs. Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Mastiffs, Great Danes, and German Shepherds are breeds reported to have greater risk for the disease. The cause and pathogenesis of OC is not completely understood but appears Read more...
 

VSCD has an archive of news articles, past and present newsletters and brochures in our library. Please select from the following categories.

Brochures:

Download our brochures that outline our approach for specific ‘surgical disease conditions’ and our innovative surgical solutions. Click here!

Newsletter & Featured Patient Archive:

Download archived seasonal VSCD newsletters you may have missed.  This archive is a great research tool. Click here!

VSCD Newsroom:  Articles & Announcements:

Download current & archived articles, announcements and news ‘bullets’ relating to the care of pets, advancement, industry news and more! Click here!

 

There are many questions that pet owners have.  VSCD has put together a list of the most commonly asked questions.

1. Will my pet have to stay overnight?

2. Can I visit my pet after surgery?

3. What kind of care will my pet need when I bring him/her home?

4. How long will the surgery take?

5. What does restricted exercise mean?

To view a comprehensive list of all the Commonly Asked Questions please Click here!

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