Hip Dysplasia: The Short Course

When to choose lifestyle management. When to choose hip replacement surgery.

Hip dysplasia is one of the most frequently occurring musculoskeletal diseases to befall dogs. A genetic disorder that usually manifests itself during puppyhood, it’s a misalignment of the bones of the hip, which is a ball-and-socket affair. The ball is the roundish top of the long-stemmed thighbone, or femur. The socket is the bony pelvis. […]
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