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August 4th 06, 11:40 PM
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> That's interesting. Hip dysplasia is a vitamin C deficit:


WRONG= any 10th grade biology student will tell you that primates
(humans) and guinea pigs are the only animals on the face of the earth
that need Vitamin C.

All other animals, including canis familaris (dogs), can make their
own Vitamin C..

"scurvy" is a disease that affects collagen in people who don't have
adeqaute Vit C.
It was discovered that British sailors who never had fresh fruit got
it. They gave them limes and it got better...hence british saliors=
limey's

TJ PALVINO