• Dec 11, 2019

Bobtails are inclined to a number of diseases:
  • Dysplasia of a coxofemoral joint. Before buying a puppy of a bobtail, take an interest in results of tests of parents for a dysplasia (if these tests in general were carried out) – it will increase your chances to get the healthy kid.
  • Vobbler's Syndrome – instability of cervical vertebras.
  • Diseases of eyes (cataract, progressive atrophy of a retina, retina dysplasia, entropy). There is a version that these diseases are connected with the structure of nadbrovny arches of a bobtail and the wool which is constantly falling down on eyes.
  • the Cerebellar ataxy – a neurologic disease, which symptom – the broken coordination of movements.
  • Congenital deafness.
  • Gipoterioz – violation of functioning of a thyroid gland. Symptoms: block, slackness, obesity.
Bobtail Dog of a Photo
On a photo: dog of breed bobtail

If you noticed the guarding changes in behavior of a bobtail (loss of appetite, slackness, apathy, lameness, temperature increase, etc.), as soon as possible address the veterinarian. If to reveal a disease at an early stage, chances of a happy end increase.

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