What is puppy carpal hyperextension?
What is the signalment?
What is the treatment?
What is the prognosis?
Is there pain?
- is usually seen in large breed dogs, usually a little later in life (4-5 months) than the flexural deformity is
- Sometimes it is accompanied by tarsal hyperflexion
- This also usually gets better with time, controlled diet and good footing, although it does not always completely go away:
- some laxity may remain for life. It does not seem to be associated with pain