Canine Hip Dysplasia Information

Hip dysplasia Description:

Hip dysplasia is abnormal development of hips where head of femur does not fit snugly into pelvic socket.

Typical Treatment and Expenses*:

Treatment requires surgery costing about $7,800.

Dog Breeds Prone to Hip dysplasia:


Afghan HoundAiredale Terrier
AkitaAlaskan Malamute
American Eskimo DogAmerican Staffordshire Terrier
American Water SpanielAnatolian Shepherd
Australian Cattle DogAustralian Shepherd
Basset HoundBeagle
Bearded CollieBeauceron
Belgian MalinoisBelgian Sheepdog
Belgian TervurenBernese Mountain Dog
Bichon FriseBlack and Tan Coonhound
Black Russian TerrierBloodhound
Border CollieBorder Terrier
Bouvier des FlandresBoxer
BriardBrittany
Brussels GriffonBulldog
BullmastiffCardigan Welsh Corgi
Chesapeake Bay RetrieverChinese Shar-Pei
Chow ChowCollie
Curly-Coated RetrieverDalmatian
Doberman PinscherEnglish Cocker Spaniel
English FoxhoundEnglish Setter
English Springer SpanielField Spaniel
Finnish SpitzFlat-coated Retriever
French BulldogGerman Shepherd
German Shorthaired PointerGerman Wirehaired Pointer
Giant SchnauzerGlen of Imaal Terrier
Golden RetrieverGreat Dane
Great PyreneesGreater Swiss Mountain Dog
HarrierIrish Setter
Irish Water SpanielIrish Wolfhound
KeeshondKerry Blue Terrier
KomondorKuvasz
Labrador RetrieverLhasa Apso
MastiffNeapolitan Mastiff
NewfoundlandNorwegian Elkhound
Norwich TerrierNova Scotia Duck Tolling Rtvr.
Old English SheepdogOtterhounds
Pembroke Welsh CorgiPetit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Plott HoundPointer
Portuguese Water DogPug
PuliRhodesian Ridgeback
RottweilerSaint Bernard
SamoyedSchipperke
Shetland SheepdogShiba Inu
Shih TzuSiberian Husky
Soft Coated Wheaten TerrierSpinone Italiani
Staffordshire Bull TerrierStandard Schnauzer
Sussex SpanielTibetan Mastiff
Tibetan TerrierVizsla
WeimaranerWelsh Springer Spaniel
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon