Canine Legg-Perthes Disease Information

Legg-Perthes Disease Description:

Legg-Perthes Disease that which causes lameness of the hip joint. Usually seen in young, small breeds.

Dog Breeds Prone to Legg-Perthes Disease:


Australian TerrierBichon Frise
Chinese CrestedHavanese
Italian GreyhoundLakeland Terrier
Manchester Terrier - StandardManchester Terrier - Toy
Miniature PinscherMiniature Poodle
Parson Russell TerrierPug
SchipperkeShetland Sheepdog
Silky TerrierSmooth Fox Terrier
Standard PoodleToy Poodle
West Highland White TerrierWire Fox Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier