Schnoodle, Doodle, Poodle Hybrid Chat Forum
Age for hip xrays
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:45pm

Hi there. Our dog, Shelby, was from the May 25,2006 litter and still going strong, despite her rather advanced years. Strangely, despit seeing the trouble she had getting into our car or truck, it hadnít occurred to us to have her hips checked. It was only when she was xrayed 2 years ago for a leg injury that the vet said she has hip dysplasia. Now Iím wondering, when we get another dog someday, at what age should we check the hips?

    • Re: Age for hip xraysInventingJoy, Mon Dec 31 2:08am
      Hi Barb, You should get the parents, grandparents siblings of all xray'd. There is no guaranteed but that is the best way to prevent your puppy from having hip dispasia. A good breeder will have all... more
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