Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2010
Volume: 9
Issue: 11
Page No. 1614 - 1616

Elbow Dysplasia in German Shepherd in Turkey

Authors : Ali Said Durmus and Mehmet Cengiz Han

Abstract: Clinical and radiographic diagnostic methods and incidence of elbow dysplasia in German shepherds has been discussed in this study. About 284 elbow joints of 142 German shepherd dogs (different age and sex) consisted the material of the study. After radiological examinations types and the degrees of the dysplasia were identified. Out of 142 dogs, 29 dogs (20.42%) were found to be dysplasied. The results of the present study show that elbow dysplasia is a significant problem in German shepherd dogs in Turkey.

How to cite this article:

Ali Said Durmus and Mehmet Cengiz Han, 2010. Elbow Dysplasia in German Shepherd in Turkey. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 9: 1614-1616.

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