• Health,  Legg Calves Perthes,  Lumbar Transitional Vertebrae

    Legg Calves Perthes & Lumbar Transitional Vertebrae

    While these disorders are not necessarily common in Pyrenean Shepherds, they have occurred in the breed. RESEARCH & ARTICLES What is Legg Calves Perthes Disease? Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCP) is a disorder of hip joint conformation occurring in both humans and dogs. In dogs, it is most often seen in the miniature and toy breeds between the ages of 4 months to a year. The Genetic Background of Lumbosacral Transitional Vertebrae in Dogs (Hannes T. Lohi, PhD; The Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics)