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Hip Dysplasia



Hip Dysplasia
<div>Dog genetic diseases are a common cause of worry and hassle for a lot of dog owners. There are some diseases, which your dog is bound to develop because of his or her genes. This is similar to the genetic diseases and conditions which we humans also tend to develop as a result of our genetic code, no amount of preventive measures can stop your dog from developing a dog genetic disease.</div><div><b><i><br></i></b></div><b><i>The hip dysplasia is characterized by the abnormal formation of the ball and socket joint which is present at the hip. In its worst form, it can be so painful as to cause your dog to become a cripple.</i></b> Symptoms of this painful condition include soreness and stiffness after a period of rest, peculiar gait, a marked reluctance to stand on the hind legs and an unwillingness to jump. Treatment involves the administering of Carprofen, Meloxicon, a glucosamine based diet supplement and Zubrin. If the case is serious, then surgery might be needed to replace the hip socket.


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