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I don't think the problem is the hips. I just saw this on a rescue site. The problem was the ligaments in the hocks were weak and so couldn't support the legs. I'm not saying that's definitely what's wrong with your dog, but I'd get a second opinion from an orthopedic vet. I mean, west German show line GSDs are severely angulated, but that's beyond just the line.

The rescue dog was given surgery that fixed the problem. It was Noah's Ark rescue in SC. I don't remember the name of the dog, but look under Abused Dogs, it was a GSD. (seriously graphic stuff there, just so you know.)

Anyway, I personally would not have that dog in sports until that's dealt with. Please do let us know what happens. I do wonder about all these dogs. I hope they're okay, but hardly anybody ever updates.
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