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The splint bone would heal on its own. But her hock most likely would not heal with out being pinned. I discussed all the options with the surgeon. If I decided to do the surgery it would be months of stall rest and she is most likely gonna get arthritis which is just gonna put her in pain. Believe me i wish I could just put her in stall rest for 6 weeks and it woul be healed but unfortunately that's not the case.
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