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Gracilis myopathy GSD

Gracilis Myopathy

Definition Gracilis Myopathy – The Gracilis – a muscle in the hind leg. Myopathy – disease or abnormality. The condition, Gracilis Myopathy also known as Contracture, can be difficult to confirm due to the symptoms being close to that of other more common conditions of the hind limb. Some breeds, for example German Shepherds, are […]

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Show dog issues, gait irregularities, improved movement

How Show Dogs SHOW they have Muscular pain

Showing can be an enjoyable and fulfilling hobby for both you and your dog. The judge is looking to ensure that your dog fits the breed standard, has the correct breed conformation, is healthy, in good condition, has the correct temperament and character for the specific breed, and that the gait/movement is fluid with plenty […]

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