German Shepherd Dog Forums - View Single Post - Help! is this moderate or severe hip dysplasia?
View Single Post
post #6 of (permalink) Old 05-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Crowned Member
wolfstraum's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 10,673
They look pretty your vet an ortho specialist or has he suggested you see a surgeon? I know of dogs with hips just as bad who are still walking around at 12 years old without having any intervention but supplements and common sense management.

It depends on the dog and his tolerance and pain levels. Which, unfortunately, you have to guess about given he can't tell you....observe him, keep him lean, give supplements and take it day by day....


Csabre Sch1, Hexe Sch2, SG Bengal, Lynx, Komet, Kira HGH & Kougar v Wolfstraum ~ Ziberia IPO1 ~ ATB Basha, Kougar & Kyra, Fenja, Sch3s, Cito, Sch2, Danger RH & Alice Sch1s ~Kelsey

wolfstraum is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome