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It sounds like you are referring to an hock (ankle) dislocation or luxation rather than a luxating patella (knee) which happens quite often. Hock instability and luxation is often due to injury such as being stepped on or having the paw
caught in a fence, stair or other small area. Surgical correction can help this situation. Read more on this here:
is when the knee pops in and out of joint. The more often it pops out, the easier it will pop out in the future. The following explains this:
The following site goes over the surgery to correct this.
There are braces available for both the hock and knee joint that can be used to help stabilize them. You can see these braces on the following pages.
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