Osteoarthritis: Predisposed Breeds

August 22, 2017

Bryan Torres, DVM, assistant professor of small animal orthopedic surgery and director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the University of Missouri, explains what breeds of dogs and cats are more likely to develop osteoarthritis.

Bryan Torres, DVM, assistant professor of small animal orthopedic surgery and director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the University of Missouri, explains what breeds of dogs and cats are more likely to develop osteoarthritis.

Cats can get osteoarthritis, but veterinarians and pet owners just aren't recognizing it enough because the clinical signs are different in felines than canines. Osteoarthritis is a very common condition, though, just like it is in humans.