Symptoms, causes, treatments and how to prevent hip dysplasia in dogs

What is canine hip dysplasia?

Canine hip dysplasia is a skeletal disease. The skeletal system gives the body its basic framework, providing structure, protection, and movement. Hip dysplasia in dogs is one of the most common skeletal diseases in dogs and affects millions of dogs worldwide.

Hip dysplasia is when the ball of the femur does not fit properly in the hip socket, see the photo above. Read more >