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Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog: Osteochondroses, Hip Dysplasia, Elbow Dysplasia [Hardcover]

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Announcing an unprecedented new source of unique content that goes far beyond a description of bone and joint disorders alone. Every chapter provides information on the history, pathogenesis, diagnosis (physical and radiographic), therapy and prognosis of a particular canine skeletal diseases as well as what the diseases will mean to the dog's life.

Expert authors with years of professional experience detail basic and advanced information. Text covers all clinically relevant physical regions in the dog, eg, shoulder, elbow, hip, stifle and tarsus, and presents a group of actual, clinical osteochondrosis cases involving different anatomical locations.

This book addresses the importance of selection of dogs for breeding, including changes in breed appearance and disease predilection and the effect of high-energy diets in fast-growing animals. Discussion includes the impact of a lifetime of pain for the affected dog and the treatment expense for clients, yet provides steps that help the owner curb the progressive aspects of bone or joint diseases and manage the anima's discomfort.

As a small animal clinician, client questions about skeletal disorders are routine in your practice day. This remarkable, instructional text will give your answers, incidence figures, advice about surgery and timing , and honest analyses of treatment failures and successes. Here is a fresh look at the way we treat OCD, dysplasiias and other bone diseases. With realistic assessments and positives directives for pet care and client support.

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Pages   328
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.75"
Weight:   3.2 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 8, 2003
Publisher   Schlutersche
ISBN  3877065481  
ISBN13  9783877065488  

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Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog  Oct 23, 2000
This book is written for dog owners, breeders, and veterinarians. Topics include common skeleton lesions that affect the growth of many large breeds of dogs: osteochondroses, elbow dysplasia and hip dysplasia. The text is easily understandable and there are many x-rays to illustrate both normal and affected. Also discusssed are the genetic aspects of these diseases as well as the contributing nutritional and enviromental factors. Reference is made through out the text to the fact that breeding for increased size, increased early growth, along with nutrition and exercise absolutely impacts the development of these bone and joint diseases. The authors are responsible for the Wind/Morgan Program for Labradors at UC Davis: genetic screening of breeding stock with submission to the open database of The Institute of Genetic Disease Control in Animals (GDC). This book belongs in the library of anyone who undertakes the breeding of dogs.

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