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Canine joint diseases, such as osteoarthritis and cruciate ligament failure will feature prominently in the University of Liverpool's clinical CPD offering at this year's BVA Congress. John Innes explains.
APPROXIMATELY one million UK dogs suffer from osteoarthritis, and data from the USA suggest that there is a similar number of cases of cruciate rupture in America each year, costing over $1.3 billion. For the companion animal sector, these are staggering sums and they illustrate the importance of these conditions in dogs.
The comparative musculoskeletal sciences …