Can you solve this puzzle?

Test your knowledge with our October Brain Teaser!

Image courtesy Kendra Freeman


Two-year-old female spayed Shih Tzu presents for hind limb lameness and non-reducible patella luxation.

1) What grade of patella luxation is this?

a) I/IV

b) II/IV


d) IV/IV


2) The grade of luxation may have been reduced with surgical intervention as a young, growing puppy.

a) True

b) False


3) What is the surgical treatment of choice for this dog?

a) Sulcoplasty

b) Soft tissue imbrication

c) Corrective osteotomies

d) All of the above

Check your answers on page 2.

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