PennHIP

PennHIP testing is accurate in puppies as young as 16 weeks of age. It gives an estimate of the risk for painful osteoarthritis (OA) of canine hip dysplasia (CHD) later in life. With this information, preventive and palliative strategies can be recommended by the PennHIP-trained veterinarian.

The research-based hip-screening procedure known as PennHIP has proven to be the most accurate and precise method to measure hip laxity.