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I am so sorry to hear your GSD is showing these signs. Has your veterinarian taken x-rays to determine the severity of the dysplasia? This would absolutely be my first step because there are some that physical therapy can help with at this age to strengthen the hip joint whereas others will require surgery to improve quality of life.Doing hip x-rays which includes one on her back with her legs extended as well as with an orthopedist called Penn Hip x-rays will help gauge her level of dysplasia but also give you a plan of action and how best to help her