Hip Dysplasia In Dogs

An improperly formed hip bone is a result of a condition known as Hip Dysplasia. The ball and socket joint of the hip do not properly meet each other which in other terms is malformed, which results in causing painful wear and tear as the joint rubs and grinds instead of sliding smoothly. Sadly, hip dysplasia is the most common …

What Causes Hip Dysplasia in Dogs?

Did you know that hip dysplasia is the main cause of rear leg lameness in dogs? If your dog is suffering from lameness or other unusual change in activity he may be experiencing hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia can end up limiting your dog’s activity or causing pain if not properly treated. To understand and recognize the symptoms of this condition, …

Neutering and Hip Dysplasia – Ask the Expert

Neutering and Hip Dysplasia What is the link between these two? It turns out many studies have been done which suggest a direct link between neutering and hip dysplasia.   What is the reason? The link might very well be the lack of testosterone being produced in dogs who are neutered (especially if they were neutered earlier). This lack of …