The bone in front of a stifle.
- The hock bone is strong and together with the stifle bone should form a firm hock joint.
- The stifle bones join the thigh bone and should be distinctly angled at the stifle joint.
- Her stifle bone is slipping - it's not the best diagnosis I could've got, but at least it's fixable.
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