The rupture of the cruciate ligament in the stifle (equivalent to our knee joint) is one of the most common orthopaedic problems needing surgery in dogs. It causes a lot of anxiety in many dog owners who naturally have many questions about it. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of these. The answers have been accumulated by Paul over the 30 years (and a bit more!) in which he has been helping these patients and their owners.