Category Archives: FHO in Dogs

Hydrotherapy: A Healing Wave for FHO in Dogs

For dogs facing the challenges of hip problems, Femoral Head Ostectomy (FHO) is a surgical procedure that offers hope for a pain-free life. FHO involves the removal of the femoral head, the rounded top of the thigh bone, and is commonly used to treat conditions like hip dysplasia, fractures, or osteoarthritis. While the surgery can…

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Canine Hydrotherapy for Health

Benefits of Hydrotherapy Swimming by itself is beneficial for most dogs! It can improve their heart and circulatory health, as well as many other things. It is also a great aerobic exercise, providing very low impact to the joints and bones, causing no pain or damage overtime. And for a lot of dogs, it’s also…

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FHO In Dogs

What is Femoral Head Osteotomy (FHO) Surgery? A femoral head osteotomy also referred to as a femoral head osteotomy or FHO, is the surgical removal of the head and neck of the femur. In simpler terms, it is the removal of the “ball” part of the ball-and-socket that makes up the hip joint. This way,…

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