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From the perspective of someone who has a dog diagnosed with dysplasia AFTER the growth plates had closed, I will never again have a puppy that does not get OFA prelims at 4-6 months.

Our treatment options are severely limited at this stage of the game to keeping the dog lean,fit , and flexible and hoping that it does not progress to the point of deciding whether or not to do a hip replacement.

The stats on their page indicate a pretty good predictive value of dysplasia at 2 (though I know even good at 2 may not mean much if there is laxity) and as I understand they typically get better as the dog matures as opposed to worse.
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