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Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in Dogs

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease in dogs is an extremely painful, debilitating hip disease. Find out the symptoms so you'll know when to take your dog to the veterinarian.

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IVDD: Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs

Most cases of dog vomiting are mild and self-limiting. But when is it time to worry? What signs should you watch for, and when should you call the vet?

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Arthritis in Dogs

Information on what cause arthritis in dogs and how to prevent and treat it.

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Osteochondritis Dessicans of the Humeral Condyle (OCD)

Learn more about Osteochondritis Dessicans (OCD) of the elbow. If your young, large breed puppy has a front leg limp, this could be why.

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Panosteitis in Dogs: Growing Pains

Panosteitis (growing pains) in puppies is a painful cause of lameness and most common in German Shepherds. Find out about panosteitis diagnosis, panosteitis treatment, and panosteitis prognosis in this informative article.

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Ununited Anconeal Process

Find out more about one of the three types of elbow dysplasia. Ununited anconeal process is most often diagnosed in puppies less than a year of age.

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Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs

Young, large breed dogs that are limping on a front leg may have elbow dysplasia. Find out more about one form, Medial Fragmented Coronoid Process, here.

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Medial Fragmented Coronoid Process

Young, large breed dogs that are limping on a front leg may have elbow dysplasia. Find out more about one form, Medial Fragmented Coronoid Process, here.

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Causes of Lameness in Dogs: An Overview

Why is my dog limping? Explore the common causes of lameness in dogs.

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Luxating Patella in Dogs

Luxating patella in dogs is an extremely common cause of rear leg lameness. Read about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of luxating patella in dogs.

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury in Dogs

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a very common orthopedic problem in dogs. Sooner or later, most dog owners will encounter this issue. A torn cruciate can be a painful and debilitating injury for dogs and humans alike. Learn more about anterior cruciate ligament injuries in dogs.

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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Learn more about hip dysplasia, a common joint disease in dogs.

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