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At what level is a dog considered dysplastic?

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by luvmydogs, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. luvmydogs

    luvmydogs PetForums VIP

    Dec 30, 2009
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    Is there a score at which you can definitely say this dog has HD? :confused:
  2. PoisonGirl

    PoisonGirl Banned

    Oct 24, 2008
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    I think it would depend on the breed?
  3. Sled dog hotel

    Sled dog hotel PetForums VIP

    Aug 11, 2010
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    I suppose it depends on what you have to "work with" in the first place in the way of the particular breeds mean score was.
    Clumber spaniels have a mean score of think 43 total both hips, so that being the average, I suppose you would be looking at preferably, as much below that as you could possibly get.
    Sibes have around a total score of 7, so in a sibe a score of 43 would probably be considered really bad so you of course probably wouldnt use a sibe like that for breeding. Dont know for sure as I dont breed, but logically thinking I should imagine how its done.
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