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I've been told my Dachshund has sickle hocks, will he be OK…

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Second opinion] I've been told...
Second opinion] I've been told my Dachshund has sickle hocks, will he be OK ,as he is our family pet?
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog
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I just need to know if he is able to have a healthy life as just a family pet ?
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Good morning, JACustomer. I apologize for the wait in hearing back from us.

Can you tell me more about your companion? How long have you owned him? Who said that he has sickle hocks? Can you share a few pictures or video of his gait? Are you intending to do any type of sporting with him (even for fun) or is he just a companion in your home? Is he suffering any concerns at this moment such as pain? Have any diagnostics such as x-rays been performed on your companion? How old is he?

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