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.

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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.