TPLO Recovery Week 8 & 11

8 weeks

Sigh – 8 weeks since surgery.

With both Cheoah and Natasha in their rehabilitation phases of TPLO recovery, we don’t have a lot of new news. Both are getting walks multiple times of days to strengthen the leg muscles around the injured knee, but also are still spending a lot of crate time in Hu-dad’s study.

back to the yard

Really, I am ready to go back to the yard with everyone else full-time.

Neither are allowed free-time with the other dogs where a fun wrestling match could end in a not so fun re-injury of the knee.

don't feel the knee pain

But I don’t even feel the knee pain any more.

Natasha is handling her walks without any issues at all and is chafing to get back out in the yard. On the good front, Kiska often joins Natasha for her rehabilitation walks. We are hoping for some supervised off-leash time after her next x-ray in two weeks.

I wanna face

Come on, Hu-dad, I will give you my best “I wanna” face.

Cheoah, however, still has several weeks to go before she can expect off-leash time.  All signs still point to a full recovery for both dogs.


  1. Sarah on December 8, 2014 at 2:55 am

    Poor kids! My (half)husky just cleared week 12 of TPLO recovery herself and is very excited to have gotten the okay for supervised time free in the back yard. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, Cheoah and Natasha!

  2. Jenna,Mark “HuskyCrazed” Drady on December 3, 2014 at 9:00 am

    It is a long process, but I am very glad to hear it has been going well xx
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  3. Mom 'n Ice on December 2, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Mom ‘n Ice both say: Just a wee bit longer, ‘Tasha and Cheoah, I know it’s hard, but your time will soon be here again!

  4. Paula Mitchell on December 2, 2014 at 8:01 am

    How can you resist those faces? So happy they are both expecting a full recovery!!

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