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Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases
in the Dog

Osteochondroses, Hip Dysplasia, Elbow Dysplasia
by Joe P. Morgan

Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog is an unprecedented source of unique content that goes far beyond a description of bone and joint disorders. 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.

Describes:

  • clinical signs
  • physical examination
  • radiographic diagnosis
  • medical and surgical treatment
  • prognosis

Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog 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 animal's discomfort.

Contents

  1. Superficial Morphology
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Digestive System
  5. Urogenital System
  6. Cardiovascular System
  7. Lymphoreticular System
  8. Peripheral Nervous System

Index

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Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog
Osteochondroses, Hip Dysplasia, Elbow Dysplasia
by Joe P. Morgan

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