Joint Care & Mobility

Help! My Dog Has Hip Dysplasia

Dr. Wooten: Hip dysplasia. Those two little words can strike fear into any dog owner, but I’m here to...
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Why “Slowing Down” Is Actually A Danger Sign Your…

Dr. Wooten: Hi there, I’m Dr. Sarah Wooten. I am here with Dr. Robin Downing, and we are here...

“Should My Dog Have Hip Surgery?”

Dr. Wooten: Hi everybody! I am Dr. Sarah Wooten, and I am here with Dr. Dycus, and he is...
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New Breakthroughs In Treating Hip Dysplasia

Dr. Wooten: Hi, everybody. I am here today with Dr. Matt Brunke, and he is here today to talk...
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12 min read

Can Dogs Outgrow Hip Dysplasia?

 That is a tricky question, so not necessarily. Once a hip joint has formed abnormally it’s always going to be abnormal. However, sometimes...

Can Hip Dysplasia Cause Incontinence?

 Hip dysplasia does not cause urinary incontinence. Hip dysplasia is an abnormal forming of the hip joint, so the ball and socket joint....
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Can Hip Dysplasia In Dogs Come Suddenly?

 Hip dysplasia is usually present from birth, but oftentimes, we don’t see the signs until later, in that case, it can seem that...
Dr. Sarah Wooten 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...

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...

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...