• The 6 Most Common Inherited Diseases In Dogs

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Whether your dog is purebred or a “Heinz 57” mixed breed, knowing which genetic conditions he or she is predisposed to can empower you to prepare for or even prevent a veterinary crisis.
    For example, dogs with elongated spines and short limbs, like Dachshunds and Corgis, are more likely to suffer from back injuries and disc problems. Restricting them from jumping can help avert disastrous injuries.
    The following five conditions are the most common inherited diseases that veterinarians diagnose in dogs.
    1. Hip Dysplasia
    Labradors, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Rottweilers, Bulldogs...
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