Display results as :

Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» didnt i tell her...i know youre reading this..
Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:41 pm by SusanG

» had fun at the show this weekend...
Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:48 pm by SusanG

» picture peds
Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:20 pm by poppabill

» Vader at Discovery Green...
Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:25 am by GIL

» hello guys all is good thanks to all
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:10 am by SusanG

» Phat Girl...
Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:32 pm by GIL

» Hey J, you ok...
Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:25 pm by SusanG

» took mojo for a walk in the city...
Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:12 pm by GIL

» My prayers to all on this storm
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:43 pm by JSAN_911

» I'm proud of my boy... Ch Mojo Jojo IDWP2 IDTT
Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:33 am by GIL

» reputable dog transporter
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:50 pm by JSAN_911

» susan new look
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:35 pm by GIL


free forum


Go down


Post by JSAN_911 on Mon May 28, 2012 9:16 pm

In short canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is a developmental abnormality of the hip joint. CHD is the most common orthopedic disease is dogs and is a polygenic (influenced by a number of genes) inherited trait. The radiographic changes observed with CHD include luxation or subluxation of the hip and osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease). It is generally accepted and now scientifically proven that hip joint laxity (hip looseness) plays a major role in the development of osteoarthritis. Because osteoarthritis commonly causes pain and discomfort in the affected joints, the dog with CHD often has impaired mobility and a diminished quality of life. Remarkable Hip Dysplasia where there is actual hip dislocation. Therefore, any method that objectively measures hip joint laxity may be helpful in evaluating a dog’s risk for developing osteoarthritis and CHD. This information would assist the dog owner or breeder in deciding which animals not to breed as well as in selecting the best individual animals for breeding. Before we go further in this discussion of PennHIP, there are a few terms that are important to know. Take a look at the

Join date : 2010-06-28
Location : im in balls deep

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum