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Orthopaedic condition

An orthopaedic condition is a problem with bones or joints, often causes pain and limits mobility.

Why it matters:

It's heart-breaking to see a cat or dog with an orthopaedic condition, as they're often such curious creatures with boundless energy. They can be caused by accidents or congenital/hereditary conditions.

Here are some common orthopaedic conditions for cats and dogs:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Cruciate ligament rupture
  • Kneecap dislocation
  • Arthritis