7 Month Old HD Diagnosed. Just gathering some info/ opinions - German Shepherd Dog Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-09-2019, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2019
Posts: 24
7 Month Old HD Diagnosed. Just gathering some info/ opinions

Hello there,

So I have poured over every thread I could find about young pups with hip dysplasia as I had a feeling I was going to get bad news.

My beautiful, sweet rescue puppy of 7 months that I have only had for 2 months was diagnosed with HD today in both hips.

I found out because I could feel a clicking in his right hip when he sat or walked and a very loud pop sound sometimes when he sat He once slipped and cried out while playing tug and could not rise for a few seconds. I was about to rush to the emergency vet when he got up and carried on playing like normal. Looking back I believe his hip dislocated This is the only time he has EVER expressed any pain vocally.

He does not bunny hop (as far as I can tell) runs, plays, jumps, is energetic, doesn't seem to be in any pain at all. He even loves to roll in the grass and stretch his back legs out super far for tummy tickles in the sunshine. You would swear nothing was wrong, except he won't sit straight and he pops. I am so scared he is in pain and just is not showing it.

I have some decisions to make and wanted to post his xrays from today to see what people think. Last shot was the best I am just posting all 3 from the session. I will go the surgical route if it will give him the best life. I am going to see an ortho vet as soon as I can for a consultation.

Thanks for your time.
Attached Images
   
Moonshayde is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-09-2019, 11:31 PM
Junior Member
 
deedeearmstrong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 32
I hope the Ortho vet can give you some good news, please keep us posted🙏🐶
deedeearmstrong is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
5 month old, 50 lb pup diagnosed with pano...any tips TheNoob Health Issues 10 07-19-2012 09:24 PM
Critique my 15 month old male all opinions Welcome mharrisonjr26 Critique My Dog 6 02-28-2012 11:45 PM
Differences between a 2 month and 3 month puppy? marshies General Puppy Stuff 32 11-11-2011 11:06 PM
My 12 month Dog plan -help! Kap01 General Puppy Stuff 13 10-05-2011 04:29 PM
Info, opinions and experiences wanted Twyla Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) 11 09-25-2011 02:14 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

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