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Dysplasia


Elbow Dysplasia


Elbow Dysplasia.  Beardie Bulletin, Summer 1999, 29/2, p. 5-6, By Teri Fleming, BCCA Health Chair


OFA.  FAQ's about elbow dysplasia.


Current OFA Ranking for Bearded Collies


Hip Dysplasia


Hip Dysplasia, Elizabeth Coolidge-Stolz, MD


Incidence of Hip Dysplasia in Labrador Retrievers and Effects of Limited Food Consumption. Restricted feeding delayed or prevented development of radiographic signs of hip joint osteoarthritis. Lifetime maintenance of 25% diet restriction delayed onset and reduced severity of hip joint osteoarthritis, thus favorably affecting both duration and quality of life.


Hip Evaluations Around the World, Linda Aronson, DVM


OFA Rankings for Hip and Elbow.  Through December 2012.


Current Rankings (through Dec 2014)

         

PennHIP


Penn Hip Revisited. By Teri Fleming. Beardie Bulletin, Spring 2000, 30/1, p8-9


Penn Hip at University of Pennsylvania. A very good resource for understanding a different measure of evaluating hip integrity. As of March 2012, 56 Beardies have had the Penn-Hip evaluation; the mean laxity index is 0.55.  Breed specific statistics are not yet publicly available (Aug 2015).

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