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Orthopedic issues in dogs can be very challenging, but they don't need to be so difficult.

How can I identify lameness more confidently?

How can I improve my orthopedic exam skills?

What are causes of lameness?  

What treatments are available?

This site was developed as a resource for veterinarians and other veterinary professionals to provide information regarding identification and treatment of dogs with lameness. It is our intent that pain and disability be eliminated or greatly reduced in dogs with orthopedic problems.  

For those that are not veterinary professionals, please visit our sister website,

Awareness is key.

Knowledge is powerful.

Treatment is essential!

Learn more about causes of lameness, including:


  • Hip Dysplasia

  • Legg Calve Perthes Disease

  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease

  • Luxating Patella

  • Sporting Injuries

    • Medial Shoulder Instability​

    • Biceps Tenosynovitis

    • Supraspinatus Tendinopathy

    • Infraspinatus Muscle Contracture

  • Osteochondrititis Dissecans​

  • Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process

  • Ununited Anconeal Process

  • Osteosarcoma

  • Fractures

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