Blog Posts - Hip Dysplasia



Corgi - The Cardigan and the Pembroke see the differences

There are two breeds of Welsh corgis, the Cardigan and the Pembroke, each named for the county in Wales where it originated. The two breeds were recognized as one breed until 1934 when the Kennel Club recognized them as Pembroke and Cardigan. The dif...
by The PetNet on Nov 4, 2015

Hip Hip Hooray Woombie-a-Day Giveaway

June is Hip Dysplasia/Healthy Hips Awareness Month and using the right swaddle is crucial for healthy hip development in babies. With the Woombie, babies are securely swaddled without being totally restricted. The patented 4-way stretch fabric allows...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Jun 23, 2015

Is Traumeel safe for dogs?

In the previous post I wrote about the homeopathic remedy called "Arnica Montana" (used as a pain relief in sprains, hip dysplasia, arthritis, bruising, after surgeries).Now I am going to cover the "Traumeel" topic. Please be informed that I NEVER ga...

Homeopathic remedies for hip dysplasia in dogs

OK, today I am going to write about homeopathic remedy in treatment of hip dysplasia, which we actually tested. Well, I will also mention ligament injuries in the elbows.Arnica Montana 30X in tablet form.We used the brand called "Hyland's". You can g...

Risk factors for hip dysplasia

My daughter is a single parent of a new baby boy. She (our daughter) was born with a hip condition called hip dysplasia. Should we make sure the new baby is also checked for this problem? How do we do that? This test may have already been done on you...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Sep 3, 2013

What are hip socket cysts and how do you get rid of them?

When I was a child the doctor diagnosed me with hip dysplasia. Now that I’m older (53 years old), arthritis has set in. The X-rays show quite a few cysts in the hip socket. What causes these and how do I get rid of them? Bone cysts of this type...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on May 30, 2013

Cleaning Your Desktop

Did you know you can in fact eliminate all of the symbols from your computer? Your icons are moved all by you to the.. if a new folder is created by you in the center of the desktop then. Oh, the desktop. It is just as important to keep so that you m...
by Article Technology on May 6, 2013

What is hip dysplasia and how will it affect me?

I just came back from the doctor’s where I found out I have hip dysplasia. My hip started hurting about six months ago and the X-rays showed this deformity. How often does this happen, and what does it mean in the long-run? Developmental hip dy...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 24, 2013

Can my left hip dysplasia spread to the right hip?

I’ve always known I have a hip problem called dysplasia. Just the left hip was affected but now I’m starting to have right hip pain. Is this just because I tend to favor that left hip? There’s no way to know what’s causing the...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 22, 2013

Hip Dysplasia: Treatment part 1

This post is not going to be an easy one to write. I could literally write the whole book dedicated to the alternative ways for treating hip dysplasia. Well, anyway, I will try to be brief and give you information that hopefully will be of some use.T...

Kiwis and oranges for dogs - excellent treats

All the dogs in our household love kiwis and oranges. These can be fed either as treats or sliced, diced but best minced and mixed together with their raw foods.I always buy organic fruit for my dogs and for us humans in the grocery stores. Organic i...

It's a twisted world

        Hip dysplasia is a congenital disorder characterized by abnormal position of the bones at hip joint. Unfortunately, the exact causes of hip dysplasia are not known so it can not be prevented. May be unilateral, especially...
by The Seaman Mom on Jul 12, 2012

Doberman Health: Hips and Elbows

In my "Picking a Breeder" page (you'll see it up top there), I state that you want to look for a breeder who has gone through either OFA or Penn Hip for their dogs. Hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia are crippling and painful conditions...
by The Elka Almanac on Jul 12, 2012

How To Rescue A German Shepherd Dog

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by Yorkie Housetraining on Jul 11, 2012

Hip Dysplasia: Prevention & Treatment part 2

I read some stories of dog owners sharing their opinion and beliefs on hip dysplasia. I do not blame these people for knowing the whole truth about this illness because I was there myself! I used to think that bad hips and elbows were resul...

Hip Dysplasia: Prevention & Treatment part 1

A topic on hip dysplasia is probably one of the longest to cover. I will start with the basics.Hip dysplasia can affect dogs of all breeds. It is a crippling condition and in worst cases leaves owners no choice but to put their cherished dog to sleep...

Coconut oil for dogs - a very promising remedy

It is virtually impossible for me to express how satisfied I am when it comes to coconut oil! Not only me and my human family benefit from it, but Zella and other dogs too.Organic extra virgin coconut oil is a wonderful natural remedy for dogs. It he...

Wheat Germ Oil - natural vitamin E for dogs

Many people are well informed about the benefits of antioxidants for ourselves and our canine companions. Wheat Germ oil is very rich in natural vitamin E which is a very powerful antioxidant. It helps dogs improve their coat and skin condition,...

Correct food/nutrition for your dog

In this post I'd like to cover some basics of why to feed your precious dog with real raw food instead of a 'homemade cooked diet' or a commercial dry kibble.From what I've seen on the market today real raw foods are either freeze-dried/dehydrated or...

What dog food is good for your dog?

I have been reading lots of dog forum posts where dog owners as well as breeders discuss various brands of dog food. The funny thing is when people say: 'Oh this brand has worked great for us. We are very satisfied' (speaking of a dry processed kibbl...


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