Sadly, hip problems, from osteoarthritis to hip dysplasia, plague many different dog breeds. Although the dog will find it difficult and painful to jump, run, walk, and even stand still, this joint condition doesn’t have to ruin their everyday life.
Fortunately, affected dogs can keep enjoying their favorite activities if provided with the right treatment and management. But first, you need to examine and calculate your dog’s risk because it could be an injury and not a hip issue at its core.
However, it’s important to consider hip problems as a possibility regardless of your dog’s activity level or age.
The truth is, some dog breeds are more susceptible to hip issues than others. Keep reading to meet the pups that are (sadly) most at risk of developing hips problems.