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Can dogs have scoliosis? This is a question that many dog owners ask themselves when their furry friend starts to show signs of an abnormal gait. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes and diagnosis of canine scoliosis, as well as treatment methods for this condition. The causes of canine scoliosis are not fully understood, but it is believed that this condition may be a hereditary disorder. The following breeds have been found to develop the symptoms more often: German Shepherds, Bernese Mountain Dogs, and Golden Retrievers. In order for your veterinarian to diagnose canine scoliosis they will need an x-ray or MRI scan. This type of diagnosis can come with some complications because dogs cannot speak and reveal their pain without signs being noticed by owners first. These types of scans can also sometimes miss abnormalities in younger patients due to cartilage softening as the animal grows older. If these tests do reveal abnormal spinal curvature then you may discuss treatment options with your vet depending on the

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