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Horses get that.. It is called a capped hock. It is a hygroma type situation usually from repetitive trauma. Not uncommon in big dogs like Danes. My Emmie had the same thing on an elbow as a pup. In theory, making sure the dog lays on soft things, helps, ha! With Emmie, it was just a matter of time...
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Last edited by Sally's Mom; 11-29-2012 at 08:29 PM.