Curvy arm bones?
I am the loving owner of Snowy, a pure bred Coton...I want to ask: has anyone noticed that the bones of the forearms of a Coton are a bit curving to the front, a little like those of a dachshund? Mine walks, runs and plays perfectly and is always so energetic. He never had lameness or any other problem. He even won a couple of international shows!!! but by chance I had his arms xrayed and we saw curvy bones... I started going around seeing vets; one surgeon told me he is a Chondrodystrophic Coton, so this is a genetic mutation! Another said it is a short Ulna syndrom and wanted to operate only on one arm and he explained that the curviness will still be there in both arms afterwards (I am sure he only wanted the money)... but could it be the Short Ulna and in both arms equally?!
I got him from a well known breeder and he had a pedigree... she said she never had this problem in her dogs..
Please could anyone tell me if their coton has curvy arm bones? Maybe these vets have never seen the skeletal structure of a Coton before..
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