Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is a highly prevalent, genetic, osteoarthritic disease that causes variable degrees of pain and disability throughout a dog's life.
Not Just a Pain in the Neck... and Back... and Joints 11 July 2015
by Leslie Crane Rugg
The mechanics of arthritis are no mystery. Ongoing wear and tear causes cartilage to deteriorate, and lubricating fluid to dry up, leaving hones to rub (in mild cases) or grind (in severe cases).
Questions and Answers about PennHIP 24 July 2015
by Information provided by ICG, International Canine Genetics, Inc
Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) is the most common, heritable orthopedic problem seen in dogs. It affects virtually all breeds of dogs but is especially problematic in large and giant breeds
Recent Research in Hip Dysplasia 24 July 2015
by Information provided by The Orthopedic Foundation For Animals, Inc.
Today is November 19, 2017
On this day in 1916:
The first unofficial standard of the breed is published by the "Bazaar" of Killarney.