Looking to discover more about Total Hip Replacement (THR)?
You are in the right place! Whatever stage you’re at, we’ve got the information you need to support you and your pet on your THR journey.

What is total hip replacement?

Total hip replacement (THR) is an advanced surgical procedure often recommended for animals with osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia, arthritis and other conditions.
Watch our video to find out more:
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What does Total Hip Replacement surgery involve?

Specialist Surgeon Stuart Cooke explains how they care for dogs undergoing THR at Swift Referrals.
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How to care for you dog after their THR operation

After a short stay in hospital, your pet will be able to come home. It is important that you care for your dog in the right way to ensure they make the best possible progress. Rest is key to their recovery, and there are some important dos and don’ts when it comes to exercise.
Watch our video diary to find out more.
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A pet owner tells their THR story

Deciding on Total Hip Replacement can seem daunting and a big commitment. You are not alone. Teddy’s owner discusses his reasons for choosing THR and how they got on.
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