Chancey, April, 2000
Chancey is a young yellow Lab in southern California. Somehow she found herself in a shelter,
and her time was up. Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue was there to bring her into rescue.
Her initial evaluation showed her great Labby temperament and seemingly good health. Unfortunately she started to bunny hop, and she was soon diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia.
Other than her hip dysplasia, Chancey was in great shape. Her weight was appropriate for her size, and this proved to benefit her during her recovery. There are several options to correct hip
dysplasia. Chancey's best course of treatment was determined to be a bilateral femoral head osteotomy (FHO). For more information, visit
http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/petsvets/hd/fho.html. Her prognosis was good, and raising money was the next step. SCLRR hosted three garage sales and raised most of the money. LABMED was contacted to
help with the balance of the bill.
With LABMED's help, Chancey's FHO procedure was a success! This great girl wakes up each morning pain free and tail wagging. This is a great gift, and LABMED is proud to have been able to lend a
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