Digestive upsets can have a number of different causes and their treatments should be considered accordingly. What works for one may not work for another. (i.e., simple stress induced colitis may be treated with a few days of feeding rice and ground beef whereas a dog with serious IBD shouldn’t [...]
Aortic stenosis(AS) had been reported to be the third most prevalent congenital cardiac disorder in the dog, but researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (Dr. Michael O'Grady Dip-ACVIM Cardiology and staff) have found it to be the most common congenital cardiac disorder in dogs they have examined. It is reported [...]
Elbow dysplasia (ED) is a potentially crippling disease of dogs leading to the development of irreversible and progressive arthritis in the elbow joint. Even with early surgical intervention many dogs have chronic pain and lameness. For many veterinarians and breeders, elbow dysplasia is disease that is not only difficult to [...]
Heartworms have been common in the south eastern coastal states for more than 50 years. During the last 20 they have become a real threat to our Rottweilers. They have slowly spread inland from the East coast and now few states, if any, are free from heartworms. Hundreds of dogs [...]
CERF is the Canine Eye Registration Foundation, located at Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine, in West Lafayette, Indiana. It was founded by a group of concerned breeder/owners with the stated goal of "eliminating heritable eye diseases in purebred dogs through registration, research, and education". CERF cooperates with the American [...]
The Rottweiler Club of Canada supports many worthy causes including: the fight again Breed Specific Legislation, Rottweiler Rescue, the Rottweiler Health Foundation and you can support your National Sieger Show or National Specialty Show. Please email the RCC Ttreasurer and let us know which cause you wish to support with your donation.