Patellar Luxation in Dogs Medical Diagram

PetMD Editorial
Updated: November 25, 2020
Published: March 09, 2016
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Patellar luxation occurs when the dog's kneecap (patella) is dislocated from its normal position. This is one of the most prevalent knee joint abnormalities in dogs. The illustration below will familiarize you with key components of patellar luxation in dogs.