• The “patella” is the kneecap; it is located at the front of the stifle joint; the “stifle” is the knee joint of the dog or cat—it is the joint between the large upper thigh bone (the femur) and the two lower leg bones (tibia and fibula)
• “Luxation” is the medical term for dislocation
Charles P. Beall, D.V.M.
Dr. Beall graduated from Oklahoma State School of Veterinary Medicine in June of 1979. He practiced in a mixed animal practice in Harrah, Oklahoma for 3 years. Read More…