Hip Dysplasia in Great Danes

Hip dysplasia is a debilitating disease that affects the hip joints in dogs. It is commonly found among large breed dogs but also can occur in medium and small size breeds. Certain breeds like Great Danes are more susceptible to hip dysplasia, and the disease is more common in pure-bred dogs than in mixed breeds. […]

Hip Dysplasia in German Shepherds

Hip dysplasia in German Shepherds is, sadly, a pretty common health issue. According to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, approximately 15 percent of all German Shepherds born between 2000 and 2002 were diagnosed as suffering from hip dysplasia. What hip dysplasia in German Shepherds means To better understand what it means when your veterinarian diagnoses […]

Hip Dysplasia in Labradors

Hip dysplasia in Labradors is a genetic disease that can cause crippling, lameness and severe arthritic pain in a dog’s joints. For Labradors that are genetically prone to hip dysplasia, symptoms can occur in puppies that are just a few months old or they can strike later in a dog’s life. Causes & symptoms of […]

Hip Dysplasia in Golden Retrievers

Hip dysplasia in Golden Retrievers is a genetic disorder, an inherited instability of the dog’s joints which is common in the breed. Golden Retrievers The Golden Retriever was first developed in Scotland, the original breeding being a cross between a male yellow-colored Retriever with a Tweed Water Spaniel female dog. Some variations exist between the […]

Hip Dysplasia in Large and Older Dogs

Hip dysplasia in large and older dogs -medically referred to as Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD)- is a common disease in large breeds. But it can also affect dogs of medium-sized breeds, although it’s rarer in small breeds. Hip dysplasia is genetically transmitted from a dog’s parents or grandparents, but because multiple genes are involved, scientists […]

Arthritis, Dogs and Dinosaurs

Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind. Surprisingly, science has shown that dinosaurs also had arthritis and there is evidence that early humans had the same chronic aches and pains. So it’s understandable that dogs can develop arthritis also. In fact, arthritis is a common disease affecting man’s best friend. Did you […]

Can Hip Dysplasia be Prevented? (Hip Dysplasia In Dogs – Part 4)

This is the fourth part of our 4-part series “Hip Dysplasia in Dogs”. In this last part we’ll focus on how to prevent hip dysplasia. Can hip dysplasia be prevented? ⇒ Part 1: ‘What Is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs – Causes & Symptoms‘ ⇒ Part 2: ‘Diagnosis And Treatment Of Hip Dysplasia‘ ⇒ Part 3: […]

Wotan Plunders the Petco Store

Yesterday I took Wotan with me because he enjoys riding in the car and he especially loves shopping with me, sniffing everything in the stores, from the products to the customers. I figured we’d both have a good time wandering the aisles of Petco but I had no idea of what was in store for […]

Hip Dysplasia And Your Dog’s Weight (Hip Dysplasia In Dogs – Part 3)

This is the third part of our 4-part series “Hip Dysplasia in Dogs”.   How important is your dog’s weight if your pet is suffering from hip dysplasia?  ⇒ Part 1: ‘What Is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs – Causes & Symptoms‘ ⇒ Part 2: ‘Diagnosis And Treatment Of Hip Dysplasia‘. The degree of pain and […]

Diagnosis And Treatment Of Hip Dysplasia (Hip Dysplasia In Dogs – Part 2)

This is the second part of our 4-part series “Hip Dysplasia in Dogs”. In this part we’ll focus on the diagnosis and treatment of hip dysplasia. How is the disease diagnosed? How to treat it? What options are there? Read the first part, ‘What Is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs – Causes & Symptoms‘, if you […]

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