Originally Posted by Cassidy's Mom
I would do the x-rays now, preliminary x-rays can be submitted to the OFA as early as 4 months of age. You can't get an official rating until 24 months old, but the reliability of the results for a dog in the 7-12 month old range is 93.8%. Orthopedic Foundation for Animals: Hip Dysplasia
Would the x-rays show if he had DM as well? His symptoms certainly lean more towards DM than Dysplasia. . .