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Fractures in Dogs and Cats

Pets, like people, can break bones from time to time.  There are different types of fractures. They can be a result of motor vehicle trauma, falling or jumping from heights or being accidentally stepped on by humans.  Occasionally, pathological fractures can occur due to poor health of the bone with conditions such as osteoporosis or bone cancer; however, this type of fracture will not be discussed here. read more