We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and energetic small animal vet to join our expanding independent mixed practice. Our goal is to provide a friendly and caring professional service. If these are also your goals, then please get in touch.
One of the most common orthopaedic problems we treat at the Oak is ‘cruciate disease’ (rupture or sprain of the cranial cruciate ligament – CCL) of the dog’s stifle. The dog’s stifle is very similar in anatomy to the human knee, but the mechanics are quite different as dogs spent most of their time with their stifle held in ‘flexion’ (ie slightly bent), whereas us humans tend to stand with our knee straight.