HIP DYSPLASIA | North American Coton Association | UKC National Breed Club

HIP DYSPLASIA | North American Coton Association | UKC National Breed Club
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HIP DYSPLASIA
 

Hip Dysplasia is a genetic disease that hurts and cripples our canine friends.

 
Cornell Develops Genetic Test for HD
  Breakthrough discovery leads to powerful genetic test

 
The challenge was posed nearly forty years ago; the trail has been hot for the last two. Long-standing partnerships have resulted in advances in diagnosing and understanding hip dysplasia in dogs, a disease that occurs when a specific combination of genes exists and results in hip osteoarthritis and disability.

Read more about this powerful discovery here: 
Baker Institute/Cornell University Research

The following URL's explain hip dysplasia, the grades we are given and how they are analyzed and used by and for the breeders.
 

 
 
HIP DYSPLASIA
 

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