It is a not rare condition, usually unilateral, in:
The same illness also exists in human medicine.
In cattle, it occurs mainly craniodorsally or caudoventrally, but other directions are possible. A typical stance is seen in craniodorsal luxations, with a shortened limb, and a protrusion of greater trochanter (Imådje:Disclonaedje.jpg).
Dogs with hip dysplasia and unilateral dislocation can live if the other leg is not too severely hit. Then there is a severe muscular atrophy of the thigh. Compensation occurs with musculation of the shoulders.
Wipo Publishes Patent of Adler Ortho, Patrizio Cremascoli, Aldo Toni for "Arthroprosthesis with Facilitated Implantation, Particularly for Biomechanical Reconstruction of the Coxofemoral Joint" (Italian Inventors)
Nov 23, 2012; GENEVA, Nov. 23 -- Publication No. WO/2012/152464 was published on Nov. 15. Title of the invention: "ARTHROPROSTHESIS WITH...