Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD)

Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) is a developmental condition of the hip joints. Any breed can develop this condition; however, large breeds are the most commonly affected. Male and female dogs are affected with equal frequency. It is one of the most common skeletal diseases seen by veterinarians although the actual incidence of canine hip dysplasia is unknown. Hip dysplasia is a disorder of the hip that begins with joint laxity and progresses to arthritis over a period of several months to years. Read more about Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD)