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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...

What Should I Do If My Dog With Hip…

 If your dog doesn’t want to walk or get up, your dog is really in pain a lot. The first thing you need...

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…

 In physical therapy, we know that motion is lotion, and the more a joint can move around, the more the synovial joint fluid...

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...

What Is The Ortolani Test For Hip Dysplasia In…

 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…

 One of the therapies available is to get injections of medications straight into the hip joint to help reduce pain and inflammation and...

What Should I Do If My Dog Has Hip…

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

Does Glucosamine Help Dogs With Hip Dysplasia?

 Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance in your dog’s body, in your body as well. And the highest concentration of glucosamine is found...
Dr. Sarah Wooten Dr. Sarah Wooten
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Can A Dog With Hip Dysplasia Run?

 A dog with hip dysplasia can definitely run. It just depends again on how severe the disease is. Sometimes a dog will want...
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The Explosives Detection Dog Who Has a Soft Spot…

Deputy Sheriff Michael Klinger is a 20-year veteran of the Dauphin County, PA police. His partner, Tika, is an explosives detection dog. Deputy Klinger...
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