Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Freqüência de displasia coxofemoral em cães da raça Labrador Retriever no Estado de Minas Gerais

Tôrres, R.C.S.Rocha, B.D.Silva, E.F.

Ninety three X-ray of Labrador Retriever dogs, males and females, obtained from February 1995 to March 2001, were studied with the purpose of establishing the frequency of hip dysplasia. X-rays were taken with the animal in the ventrodorsal position, with the limbs parallels and the pelves in symmetry. The study indicated that 74.2% of the animals had hip dysplasia of different grades.

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