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How does a dog’s gait change after hip dysplasia surgery?

29 Jul, 2020

Recently, a canine patient, that had undergone surgery for hip dysplasia approximately 5 months earlier, presented with a limp. This case prompted several questions – How does a dog’s gait change post-surgery for hip dysplasia? What effects does a change in gait post-surgery have on the dog’s entire musculoskeletal system? For how long do these effects last?

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Dog has trouble on stairs

Why does my dog have trouble walking up stairs?

22 Jul, 2020

Dogs may have trouble walking up and down stairs for a range of health related reasons including ageing, degenerative joint disease, hip dysplasia, neurological disorder or ….

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How does a dog breed's function affect their body shape and muscles?

16 Jun, 2020

Knowing the function for which a dog was originally bred informs their musculoskeletal structure and movement patterns so we, as dog carers, can

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