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Thread: Thoughts / Opinions on Hips

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    This is our first time ever getting DNA tests and x-rays done on one of our dogs. Odd that once you have it done there is a certain degree of anxiety waiting to hear results. I know many of you dislike such posts and questions, but for us with less or no experience we depend upon input from those with experience to help educate us along the way. What are your observations of the hip images, and what would you expect to hear from OFA?

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    ttt

    No opinions?

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    How old is the dog???

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    Go to the offa website & find the section on hip grades. U can then compare ur x-ray to their's to come up w/ some nonofficial conclusions of ur own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Shafer View Post
    How old is the dog???
    He turned two on 11/20/2012. Week before x-rays.

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    Positioning leaves a lot to be desired.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wheelhorse View Post
    Positioning leaves a lot to be desired.
    My thought too, plus I've been taught that it's good to have the knees shown as to provide anOther indicator of proper positioning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FOM View Post
    My thought too, plus I've been taught that it's good to have the knees shown as to provide anOther indicator of proper positioning.
    Sorry. I cropped a close-up of the original. Here is the entire image.

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    Still don't like the positioning...was these taken with or without sedation? He looks ever so slightly "twisted" too me.
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