Canine and Feline Hip Dysplasia: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

July 16, 2018

Canine hip dysplasia and osteoarthritis

One of the most common diagnoses that creates great cause for alarm among many pet owners is hip dysplasia.

 
Fortunately, having your dog or cat diagnosed with the condition does not mean a death sentence.  Instead, owners of hip dysplasia-affected pets should consider the option for surgical correction and must implement a series of lifestyle modifications in attempt to reduce stress on the hips that inevitably causes joint surface damage, pain, compromised mobility, and other health issues that negatively affect overall quality of life.
 
Want to learn more about hip dysplasia?  Check out this article Canine and Feline Hip Dysplasia: Causes, Treatment and Prevention
 
 
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