About Rona Shapiro

Dr. Rona Shapiro has always deeply loved animals. She graduated from the University of Maryland with an Animal Science degree while working as an Assistant Herdsman at Wilson’s Dairy. While farming, she developed a fascination for medicine by working with the herd veterinarian. As a result, she decided to continue her studies performing research and publishing papers on cattle immunology. She became a Master of Science by doing interdepartmental research with the departments of Biochemistry and Dairy Science from the University of Maryland. She then became a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. For more than thirty years, her deep love of animals and the loving bonds that owners have with their pets continue to drive her to be the best veterinarian she can be. She owns the Diley Hill Animal Emergency Center, Easton Animal Hospital, and Groveport Canal Animal Hospital. Her current pet family includes a dog named Lily, two horses, Cowboy and Montana, and a cat named Nelly. Dr. Shapiro feels blessed to be part of the veterinary profession.

TTA for ACL Repair in Dogs

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) for Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Rupture in Dogs Written by: Rona Shapiro, M.S., D.V.M A torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) in the knee is the most common cause for an orthopedic procedure to be performed in dogs. Several different techniques for repair can be performed and each [...]

By |2019-12-24T10:09:13+00:00December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) for a Torn ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Written by Rona Shapiro, M.S., D.V.M

If your dog has been diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) you are probably considering surgery. Surgery is the best way to repair a torn ACL. While a few small breed dogs weighing less than 20 pounds may do okay without surgery (less than 15%), most small dogs and all dogs 20 pounds [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:07:56+00:00July 11th, 2019|Orthopedic|0 Comments
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