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Dog Health. Healthy Dog Is A Happy Dog

Dogs are susceptible to various diseases similarly to humans. They can suffer from illnesses such as epilepsy, cancer, diabetes, or arthritis.

However, it would be true to say dogs have suffered more because of their connection with humans.

The dog has been our companion and friend. It has worked side by side with us. We have bred dogs to look, act and perform for us.

All these things have caused an effect for certain breeds of dog. In consequence they have health problems that will affect them though out their life time.

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Genetic disorders also affect dogs, often due to breeder's doing selective breeding to produce individual dog breeds. This can all add to poor health and an unhappy pet.

Here are some dog health problems to consider.

Babesiosis, Canine Distemper, Canine Coronavirus (Corona), Canine Parvovirus (CPV), Diabetes, Diarrhoea, Ehrlichiosis, Epilepsy, Fleas, Heartworm, Hypothyroidism, Incontinence, Kennel Cough (canine infectious tracheobronchitis), Leishmaniasis, Leptospirosis, Obesity, Rabies, Skin Conditions, Ticks, Travelling Diseases, Vomiting, Worms.

Because of the use of commercial and homemade dog foods, nutrition has also become a well studied area for the health of a dog.

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