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Rottweiler Health Resources2023-03-20T00:24:08+00:00

Aortic Stenosis

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 [...]

March 25, 2012|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding Elbow Displaysia

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 [...]

March 9, 2012|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources|0 Comments


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 [...]

April 9, 2011|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Certification

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 [...]

April 9, 2011|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources|0 Comments

New Vaccination Protocol

As suggested by Dr. Dodd for years, the revised Vaccination Protocol for ALL 27 Vet hospitals will apparently be changing their programs. This is welcome news and should be taken with you to your vet should you need reinforcement against over-vaccination. Vaccination Newsflash: I would like to make you aware [...]

April 9, 2009|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources|0 Comments

PennHIP: A New Scientific Method of Early Diagnosis of Canine Hip Dysplasia

As most of you know, canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is the most common, heritable orthopaedic problem seen in dogs. A previous article in this series discussed CHD and the orthopaedic Foundation for Animals (OFA), however as the University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program (PennHIP) method of CHD evaluation is becoming [...]

April 9, 2004|Categories: Rottweiler Health Resources|0 Comments
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