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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2014, 06:05 PM Thread Starter
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Cow Hocks, growth phase or permanent?

My girl is now about 6 months old and is cow hocked. I am wondering if it is a growth phase or if this is going to be something permanent?

Both of her parents have straight hocks and tested hips. Her movement is not impeded at all. She can run very fast and never shows any signs of lameness or soreness. Is this something I should be worried about even if she doesn't grow out of it?

I have included some pictures from different angles of her hocks, a picture of her focused on another dog (free stack) as well as a picture of her movement. What do you guys think?
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