Lameness in Dogs Why is your dog limping? Lameness in dogs is a symptom of illness or injury, not a specific disease. If you see your Weimaraner dog limping or hesitating to put her full weight on one or more legs, you need to pay attention. Of course there are different degrees of lameness, and […]
Weimaraner Health Problems
Weimaraner health problems are not common in adult dogs, but there are a few health issues that are sometimes found in this breed.
Regular trips to the vet for check-ups should help you stay on top of this.
The symptoms of a dog heat stroke develop quickly when there is hot weather, high humidity and poor air circulation. Active dogs on the run and hunting dogs are especially vulnerable to heat strokes. Keep your dog cool and make sure he has plenty of water to drink, to cut the risks of a stroke. […]
A canine urinary tract infection can leave your dog feeling down in the dumps. And Weimaraners are among the dogs who sometimes have to battle persistent urinary tract infections. Some dogs are more likely to get UTIs (urinary tract infections) than others. For example, if your dog has diabetes, Cushing’s disease, or if she has […]
Canine ear infections are common in some dog breeds, especially breeds like the Weimaraner. If your dog has floppy ears with limited air circulation in the ear canal, she could get an ear infection. The moist, dark environment of your dog’s ears is the perfect breeding ground for bacteria, fungus or yeast—which is why it […]
Hypothyroidism in dogs is one of the most over diagnosed diseases in dogs, mostly because it has symptoms that are common in other hormonal imbalance disorders like Cushing’s, Addison’s, or diabetes mellitus. The simple definition of canine hypothyroidism is that your dog’s body has lower levels of thyroid hormones than your dog needs to thrive. […]
A natural treatment for Cushings certainly starts with your dog’s diet. But it does not stop there. There are also some relatively inexpensive and effective supplements that can help you control your dog’s Cushing’s disease. Cortisol – Good or Bad for Your Dog? Every dog has cortisol in his body. In normal dogs, it helps […]