• Dec 11, 2019
Health of a biver-Yorkshire terrier requires attention from the owner. Though biver-Yorkshire terriers in general it is healthier, than their ancestors, Yorkshire terriers. However there is a number of genetic diseases to which they are predisposed more, than to others.
  • Giperurikozuriya – a disease which is characterized by accumulation of salts of uric acid and formation of stones in kidneys and urinary tract.
  • the Degenerative miyelopatiya – the serious progressing neurodegenerative illness capable to pour out in paralysis of back extremities. The first symptoms are most often shown at biver-Yorkshire terriers of 8 - 14 years and include almost imperceptible weakness of one or both hind legs. Then there is "shuffling" of claws on asphalt, it becomes difficult for dog to rise, the mobility of a tail is lost. As a rule, less than 3 years last to a zabolevaniyaa. Then there comes paralysis of back extremities, and then extends also to forepaws.
  • the Malignant hyperthermia – a syndrome which is shown at use of some medicines at anesthesia. Consequences: violation of a warm rhythm, sharp necrosis of cardiac muscles, renal failure and death. Therefore at the first signs use of "suspicious" medicine is stopped, apply the supporting therapy and cooling.
  • Primary dislocation of a crystalline lens (PLL) – crystalline lens shift from a vitreous bed. The dog at the same time can feel pain. If a disease not to treat, the pet grows blind. The trauma can lead to crystalline lens shift, besides hereditary factors.
  • the Progressing retina atrophy – a disease which is characterized by violations of a retina of an eye and which leads to a blindness. As a rule, signs are shown at the age of 1 – 5 years (it depends on specific features and breed).
When choosing a puppy of a biver-Yorkshire terrier is useful to take an interest whether parents have results of genetic tests for these diseases.
also that biver-Yorkshire terriers often badly transfer an anesthesia.

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