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Patellar Luxation Handout

Patellar Luxation Handout

What do I need to know about patellar luxation?

The patella is the bone we know as the knee cap. Your dog's thigh bone (femur) has a groove in which the patella slides up and down as the knee joint is bent back and forth. This If your dog is born with a shallow groove or the groove becomes shallower with age and wear it may allow the patella to luxate, or "pop" out of place.


Download our Patellar Luxation Handout for an in-depth look at this pet health condition and how you can partner with your veterinarian to prevent against it.