Comparison of four commercial devices to measure limb circumference in dogs.

@article{Baker2010ComparisonOF,
  title={Comparison of four commercial devices to measure limb circumference in dogs.},
  author={Steve G. Baker and James R. Roush and Marcos D Unis and T Wodiske},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={
          406-10
        }
}
We evaluated four measurement devices for obtaining circumferential measurements at four locations on the canine hindlimb and forelimb. We hypothesised that these devices would be consistent and precise in the hands of veterinary professionals with varying experience levels. Circumferential measurements were made in five dogs with no history or clinical evidence of orthopaedic disease. Measurements were obtained in triplicate by three observers at mid-thigh, tibial tuberosity, hock and carpus… CONTINUE READING
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