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Dog Health Problems

By Chutipawn Mahapawnprajak Every dog owner wishes his pet a long and vibrant existence, but it seems that health issues are an inevitable fact of life. The appearance of sudden health conditions is sometimes associated with specific breeds of dog. Age, diet, and lifestyle can also have an effect on a dog&39;s health. Not all dog health problems are life-threatening. Some of the most common issues are listed below. Deafness: A puppy can carry genes that cause deafness or this condition can arise later in life. Hereditary deafness is caused by the degeneration of nerves inside the ear. Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, English Setters, Shetland Sheepdogs, and Dalmatians are breeds susceptible to hereditary deafness. Teaching a dog to obey hand signals, as opposed to verbal commands is the most effective way around deafness in a dog. Arthritis: An inflammation of the joints is what causes arthritis. This inflammation can be …

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