• Dec 17, 2019
of the Welsh Corgi live 12 – 14 years. At good leaving health of a Welsh Corgi quite strong, however is genetic diseases to which representatives of breed have predisposition.
Welsh Corgi of a Photo
On a photo: A Welsh Corgi at an exhibition
Quite often they suffer from
from eye diseases: cataracts, glaucomas, the progressing retina atrophy. These illnesses usually occur in elderly dogs.
At teenage age can diagnose crystalline lens dislocation. It is fraught with partial or total loss of sight.
can lead the Ulceration of a cornea of an eye of a Welsh Corgi to constant pain, dacryagogue, a photophobia and even loss of sight.
the Insufficient activity, unbalanced food and genetic predisposition can lead
to obesity of a Welsh Corgi. It is fraught with an overload of bodies and also deformation of joints.

From skin diseases of a Welsh Corgi are subject to eczema - it is injury of skin in the form of constantly itching or becoming wet center. The illness responds to treatment, but it is quite long. The disease is in the habit to return so it is even necessary to watch the recovered dog.

Injury of a spinal cord can pour out in a degenerative miyelopatiya – inability to control muscles of back extremities. As a rule, this state is shown at advanced age, but a trauma, excessive loadings or improper feeding can cause an illness and in a young dog.

One more danger – a dysplasia of coxofemoral joints. This hereditary disease capable to cause lameness and pain. X-ray and the subsequent consultation of the expert – the most well-tried remedy of diagnostics.

can develop arthritis With age.

Also epilepsy, difficulties at childbirth occurs in a Welsh Corgi, a disease of cervical disks (a degeneration or a malformation), a skin adynamy, a narcolepsy, Vellebrand's disease (the spontaneous bleedings connected with violation of coagulability), a tsistinuriya (violation of a conclusion from a protein organism), a disease of intervertebral disks (symptoms: problems with overcoming a ladder, unsteadiness, weakness and even paralysis), an open arterial channel with pulmonary hypertensia (it is found in puppies).

If you noticed the guarding symptoms, as soon as possible address the veterinarian.

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