ACL Testing?

Discussion in 'Labrador breeding & genetics' started by Ski-Patroller, Jul 19, 2020.

  1. Ski-Patroller

    Ski-Patroller Cooper, Terminally Cute

    Feb 8, 2016
    Portland, Oregon & Mt Hood Oregon
    We always talk about Hip and Elbow scores, but I wondered if there are any ways of checking or scoring ACL issues with dogs. I have actually known more dogs with ruptured ACLs than with serious Hip or Elbow issues. I suspect there is no way to test for susceptibility to ACL injuries, but it would be good to know. FWIW both dogs with ACL injuries were Sammies. One with both ACLs and one with only one. I don't believe they were from the same line.

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