Dr. Sarah Wooten

  http://www.drsarahwooten.com/ A lifelong dog lover, Dr. Wooten is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with 16 years experience in small animal general practice.


Dr. Sarah Wooten

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Can You Prevent Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

 There are several things that you can do to try and prevent hip dysplasia in your dog, or any dog that you are...
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Does Hip Dysplasia In Dogs Affect Their Front Legs?

 Hip dysplasia does not necessarily cause any disease in front legs, so it does not cause any developmental problems in the formation of...
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How Does Hip Dysplasia Affect Dogs?

 Hip dysplasia is tricky, it doesn’t like to follow rules. Hip dysplasia can affect dogs very severely and cause them to be lame,...
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How Is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs Diagnosed?

 Hip dysplasia is diagnosed typically by an x-ray. The medical term for that is radiograph. So, in order to get good x-rays, a...
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My Dog Has Hip Dysplasia… What Should I Do?

 Well, the first thing is don’t panic. Because your dog has been diagnosed with hip dysplasia does not necessarily mean that your dog...
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What Should I Do If My Dog With Hip Dysplasia Can’t Get Up?

 If your dog doesn’t want to walk or get up, your dog is really in pain a lot. The first thing you need...
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Will Hip Dysplasia Kill A Dog?

 Hip dysplasia in itself is not a fatal disease. Hip dysplasia simply refers to abnormal development of the hip joint that leads to...
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What Are Some Good Exercises For A Dog With Hip Dysplasia?

 In physical therapy, we know that motion is lotion, and the more a joint can move around, the more the synovial joint fluid...
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How To Treat Hip Dysplasia In Dogs Without Surgery?

 If your dog has been diagnosed with hip dysplasia, surgery is the only way to cure your dog of the disease. Some dogs...
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What Is The Ortolani Test For Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

 The Ortolani Test is an orthopedic maneuver that a veterinarian can use to determine whether a young dog, very young dog, puppies has...
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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Hip Dysplasia Injections For Dogs?

 One of the therapies available is to get injections of medications straight into the hip joint to help reduce pain and inflammation and...
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What Should I Do If My Dog Has Hip Dysplasia But I Can’t Afford Surgery?

 Surgery to correct hip dysplasia can be a big investment of money in your pet’s health. Depending on how old your pet is...
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