15 dog breeds that have Veterinarians worried

03 Sep 2015 | by | Posted in: Breeds

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It was a crazy day today. My little one has been a little unwell but today she just did not eat the entire morning. I had to rush her to the veterinarian and he said it might be an upset stomach. She is on meds now and slowly coming back to her cheerful self, thank god for good veterinarians!

A lot of dog breeds have got veterinarians all over the world real worried. Health issues are the primary reason and one of real concern. Here are 15 dog breeds that need extra care and love to keep them healthy and fit

German Shepherd


  • Hip Dysplasia & bone problems
  • Vision problems
  • Bloat & digestive problems

Golden Retrievers / Labrador Retrievers


  • Hip Dysplasia & bone problems
  • Cancer
  • Bloat

Bull Dogs

bull dogs

  • Flatulence
  • Breathing or respiratory problems
  • Digestive issues
  • Skin problems



  • Hip & bone problems
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Bloat
  • Hereditary deafness



  • Skin cancer
  • Hip & bone problems
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Hyperthyrodism
  • Hereditary deafness

Basset Hounds


  • Glaucoma
  • Bloat
  • Skin problems
  • Ear infections

Doberman Pinscher


  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Hip & bone problems
  • Skin cancer



  • Cancer
  • Skin infections
  • Bloat
  • Cardio myopathy
  • Hip & bone problems

Cocker Spaniel

cocker spaniel

  • Progressive retinal atrophy
  • Hypothyroidism
  • EPilepsey

Great Dane


  • Cardio myopathy
  • Heart problems
  • Hip dysplasia



  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Heart problems



  • Skin problems
  • Breathing & respiratory problems
  • Eye problems
  • Heart problems
  • Epilepsey



  • Hip dysplasia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Bloat

Shar Pei


  • Hip Dysplasia & bone problems
  • Bacterial & fungal skin infections
  • Swollen Hock fever

St Bernard

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  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Bloat
  • Hip & joint problems

If you are a proud parent of either of these breeds, please speak to your veterinarian about how to take care of your pup. Care may include carefully selected diet, exercise schedules and introduction of supplements. But more than anything, lots of love, big hugs, snuggles and of course more love and care will keep your pups happy, healthy and give them a long life.

Image source: Vetstreet / Wikipedia

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