• Jan 8, 2020

Long-haired collies are hardy and, as a rule, do not complain of health. However some hereditary diseases can occur in them.

photo: a long-haired collie On a photo: the long-haired collie

is an anomaly of development of eyes, the progressing retina atrophy (it is fraught with a blindness), a dysplasia of coxofemoral joints (symptoms: pain, lameness), a degenerative miyelopatiya (it is not treated, leads to violation of the movement of back extremities up to paralysis), vitiligo, an ektopiya of mochetochnik, заворот centuries, дистихиаз (additional eyelashes), dermatitis, dermakoza, an allergy, epilepsy, congenital deafness.

Should not neglect measures of prevention of diseases to which all dogs irrespective of breed are subject.

One of dangerous illnesses – a piroplasmosis which is transmitted through stings of pincers. Symptoms: slackness, refusal of food, dark shade of urine. If suspected wrong – urgently run to the veterinarian. It is simpler to warn this disease, than to treat therefore during a season of activity of pincers do not forget to process a dog special medicines.

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