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Bunny hoping in puppy

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I noticed when my 2 months old puppy running, it sort of looks like a bunny hop. When he walks, he seems normal.. but when he walks faster, sometimes he kinda walk sideways.. sort of like cars with alignment job needed. Is this normal for a puppy?
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I wouldn't worry in a puppy, if they are still doing it @ an older age, then perhaps...I would take a peek @ the hips. I don't feel gait or clicking of the hips can accurately DX hip dysplasia, as there can be many reasons for how the dog is put together...straight front, exaggerated rear... etc etc...If they are not balanced in structure they are not going to move smoothly. I was once told that any dog that frog dogged was dysplastic...My Boston and almost every puppy out of him does this :p: go figure!
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