Puppy worms, common in all dog breeds, are one of those things that people are reluctant to talk about, in polite company. Most puppies get worms sometime, so you will probably have to deal with de-worming your new Weimaraner puppy. Granted, worms are disgusting! It’s important to understand is that worms in dogs and puppies, […]
Puppy Health Issues
Puppy health issues sometimes arise with Weimaraner puppies, even though they are well bred and from healthy parents with good blood lines.
Some conditions are inherited, but puppies can suffer injuries and they also come into contact with contagious diseases and parasites.
Diarrhea in puppies is frustrating and frightening for a pet parent, especially because puppy diarrhea can lead to dangerous dehydration. In addition, canine diarrhea can also be a symptom of puppy worms. Weimaraners, generally known for their good health and pleasant personalities, are considered a very hardy breed that makes an excellent companion and hunting […]
Puppy vomiting can happen suddenly. You have read about puppies and thought you were prepared. But now you have a little Weimaraner puppy vomiting! What should you do? The good news is that most puppy vomiting is harmless and not an indication of a more serious disease. However, with puppies, you should not take chances. […]
Von Willebrand disease in dogs is a condition that closely resembles hemophilia in humans. The disease (abbreviation, vWD) is hereditary and is seen in a small number of dog breeds. Unfortunately, Weimaraners are one of the dog breeds who are born with hereditary canine von Willebrand Disease. What is von Willebrand Disease in Dogs? Von […]
Undescended Testicles in Dogs Cryptorchidism in dogs or undescended testicles, is a fairly common condition, and it is considered to be a birth defect. Occurring in almost 10% of male dogs, cryptorchidism in dogs is the failure of one or both testicles to descend into the scrotum, after birth. Undescended testicles in dogs is the […]