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Q. My dog has hip dysplasia I was wondering if she would be able to have puppys or is it best to have her spade

A. It's best to have her spayed, the stress of pregnancy on the body can aggravate her hip dysplasia. After she is spayed it's important to keep her on a strict diet so she doesn't gain weight as hip dysplasia will get worse if she gains too much weight as well.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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