Very common in toy breed dogs, but occurring ever more frequently in large breeds such as Labs, is a condition called patellar luxation, also known as a kneecap dislocation. Listen as Karen Pastor, DVM, DACVS, explains why patella luxation occurs, how it's diagnosed, and how to treat it, both surgically and conservatively. Have you ever noticed your dog "skip" when walking? This is a tell-tell sign of a luxating patella and something that should not be dismissed. Don't skip what you kneed to know!
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