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Dogbert

I'm the king of- the wooorld!
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 4:36am PST 
Hello
Do any other of you have bad hips? I do. Hip joint dysplasi its called where I live. One year ago I felt really bad. Now I have little pieces of gold in my body, and Im fresh like a pup.

But I wonder if this is something that happens to us beagles in general or if its just my bad luck. Do you know?

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Keeva

I Love My Snoop- Family
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 4:37am PST 
I do think it's a common ailment in beaglies, also in larger breeds. I'm glad you are a golden pup and have relief from your pain.
TJ

I worry enough- for all of us!- :-(
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 4:49am PST 
wave hi Dogbert - you sure are a cutie patootie. No hip dysplasia here, but we're very glad that you're doing so much better! way to go

Eddie Essig- * Snoop- Angel

Snoops- are the- Poop!
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 4:54am PST 
Hip Dysplasia (CHD) has many predisposed breeds that are prone to it. They are:

Predisposed breeds

* American Bulldog
* American Staffordshire Terrier
* Beagle
* Bernese Mountain Dog
* Bloodhound
* Bouvier des flandres
* Boykin Spaniel
* Briard
* Brittany
* Bulldog
* Bullmastiff
* Chesapeake Bay Retriever
* Chow Chow
* Clumber Spaniel
* Coonhound (Black and Tan)
* Coton de Tulèar
* Curly Coated Retriever
* English Setter
* English Springer Spaniel
* German Shepherd
* Giant Schnauzer
* Golden Retriever
* Gordon Setter
* Irish Water Spaniel
* Kuvasz
* Neapolitan Mastiff
* Newfoundland
* Norwegian Elkhound
* Old English Sheepdog
* Otterhund
* Polish Lowland Sheepdog
* Portuguese Water Dog
* Pudel Pointer
* Pug
* Rottweiler
* Shih Tzu
* Spanish Water Dog
* St. Bernard
* Staffordshire Terrier
* Sussex Spaniel
* Welsh Corgi
* Welsh Springer Spaniel

None of us beagles here have it, yet, but my brudder Earnie has had it for years. Mom fills him full of flax oil, Glucosamine and chondroitin.

What do you mean by "Now I have little pieces of gold in my body"?

Edited by author Thu Sep 20, '07 4:57am PST

♥Loui- s- James&hearts- ;

I'm a- cute- Beagle
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 5:07am PST 
Gold???
Mike

Hopalong
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 5:09am PST 
Pwas crossed, none here now. Glad you are feeling a million times better.
Trudy

No Snoop Left- Behind
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 5:20am PST 
Dogbert, we are really glad you are feeling better. Pretty much any breed is prone to hip dysplasia but I didn't think it was as common in beagles. Someone mentioned it being found more in larger breed dogs...that's what I heard too.

I think hip dysplasia is hereditary right?
Buddy

There's No Place- Like The SS NTB!
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 6:03am PST 
I have hip dysplasia and arthritis in my hips, but it isn't bad as long as I am taking my Cosequin and get regular exercise.

I was not wanting to go on walks, and I was not lifting my leg to urinate. That's how we discovered it, several months ago.
Dolly

I'm spoiled but- not rotten!
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 1:58pm PST 
Mom gerts worried bout me but so far so good.
Wally Snoop- Angel- 7/15/07

Mom says I'm- Special!
 
 
Barked: Thu Sep 20, '07 5:58pm PST 
Oooh, mom doesn't know what the gold is either but she's thinking it's interesting and wants some of that for her. Mom says she has hip displaysia too and it's caused by chasing a certain beaglie around and having those big dogs pull her all over the place that she worked with for all that time. That and having to lift Angus up onto the bed and the truck and anywhere else his big behind can't get up - BOL!

Angus has hip problems but he is a huge black and tan mix - he does the glucosomine/choindroitin and we all get flaxseed oil anyway 'cause it's so darn good for us!
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