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Canine health
Hip dysplasia, and tibia and femur lengths in Newfoundland dogs
  1. Esther M. Denham
  1. Sunnylea, Laceys Lane, Niton, Ventnor, Isle Of Wight PO38 2DN

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I FIRST became interested in hip dysplasia (HD) in the early 1970s because of the incidence of the condition in old English sheepdogs. The breed became very popular because of the Dulux advertisement and was overbred. Many had really bad hips and it occurred to me that there was something wrong in the shape of the …

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