Rheumatoid arthritis in dogs is a form of arthritis where a dog’s immune system turns against him. Your dog’s body becomes his enemy. His immune system actually attacks his joints. Just like rheumatoid arthritis in people, rheumatoid arthritis in dogs affects a dog’s joints. It inflames the joints and causes heat, redness, swelling, pain and […]
Senior Dog Health Problems
Senior dog health problems in Weimaraners are often more serious and require extra time and attention from dog owners as a dog ages.
Some geriatric health issues are specific to Weimaraners, while others are common in all dog breeds.
Kidney failure in dogs, due to an injury, severe infection, trauma or ingesting a toxin, can occur at any age. And canine kidney disease is often the first indication of a problem. Canine kidney disease affects up to 10% of dogs, and we start to see it when dogs reach the age of 5 or […]
Canine skin cancer, with tumors that affect the skin or the tissues under the skin, is the most common kind of cancer seen in dogs. If your dog has anything new on her skin, you need to pay attention to it. Skin cancer in dogs is really hard to distinguish from other lumps and bumps […]
Even though dog cancer treatment has made great strides in recent years, we still do not have a single and complete cure for cancer in dogs and cats. With no single best treatment for the varied kinds of canine cancer, your vet may use a variety of approaches to get the best result. Whether your […]
Dog cancer in Weimaraners, is an illness that we most frequently see in dogs that are over 7 years old. If cancer is treated early, we see better results. However, canine cancer can be tricky to detect. There are more than 100 types of canine cancer, and cancer can affect almost any tissue in your […]
You can help your dog with arthritis, even though there is no cure. Treatment can include surgery, diet, exercise, weight management, medications, supplements and making physical adjustments to your pet’s surroundings. While each of these is important to helping your pet stay healthy and active, perhaps the most critical issues for Weimaraners are weight management […]