Tag: hip dysplasia in dogs

New Study Finds Environmental Factors Can Affect The Incidence of Hip Dysplasia

New Study Finds Environmental Factors Can Affect The Incidence of Hip Dysplasia Claudia Bensimoun A study by Norwegian researcher Dr. Randy Krontveit at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science indicates that conditions in early puppyhood can affect the appearance or severity of hip dysplasia in genetically predisposed dogs.     Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun  …

Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Environmental factors can affect the incidence of hip dysplasia in dogs!

  New Study Finds Environmental Factors Can Affect The Incidence of Hip Dysplasia.   Studies show that puppies walking on stairs from birth to three months of age had an increased risk of developing hip dysplasia. The factors associated with a decreased risk of developing HD included off-leash exercise from birth to three months of…

Why Do New Canine Behaviors Suddenly Appear?

Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun     Unexpected and Suddenly Bad Behaviors It may just suddenly happen! Your dog exhibits bad behavior-or is it really bad behavior? Many times your dog may have an underlying medical condition and needs to see the veterinarian. New Behavioral Problems Growling and snapping when anyone touches him. This could be…