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Puppy Growth And Development

I have been told that feeding "puppy chow" to an Aussie past 20 weeks of age may cause hip displasia due to rapid growth. Is there any truth to this?

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Puppy Growth & Development
by: Anne

I have not had 1st hand knowledge of this. It sounds like an ole wives tale.
Ask your Vet to be sure.
Hip dysplasia is an inherited issue, not sure if nutrition plays a part... its possible.
Do the puppies' parents have their hips clear? CORNEA

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