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Updated: 31-January-2014

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Bernese Mountain Dog
Health 
Information Links

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Unfortunately, Bernese Mountain Dogs are susceptible to certain health problems.  Although many of these conditions are known to be hereditary, nutrition and other environmental factors may influence the development of some diseases.  Responsible breeders screen their dogs for the more common genetically transmitted disorders; however, none of the currently available tests are absolutely foolproof, and even cleared parents may produce an affected offspring.

The following links connect to web pages that contain information on canine health issues that may confront owners and breeders of Bernese Mountain Dogs.

(For more information on hereditary diseases in Bernese Mountain Dogs see Canine Genetic Disorders Known to Affect Bernese Mountains Dogs located on this web site.)


- List of Subjects 
click on a subject to go to a list of links on that topic

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AGING & GERIATRICS

ASEPTIC MENINGITIS & NECROTIZING VASCULITIS

ALLERGIES & SKIN PROBLEMS
Skin Problems
Hot Spots
Lumps and Bumps
Sebaceous adenitis

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

BLADDER STONES

BLOAT/GASTRIC TORSION

BREEDING
Cryptochidism
Genetics
Infertility and Reproductive Failure
Pregnancy Loss

Prostate Problems
Pyometra
Reproductive Diseases and Infections
Whelping and Raising Puppies
Umbilical Hernias

CANCER
BMD Cancer Research
Fibrosarcoma
Hemangiosarcoma
Histiocytosis
Lymphoma
Mast Cell Tumor
Osteosarcoma


CANINE FIRST AID

CLEFT PALATE

CUSHING'S DISEASE

DEGENERATIVE MYELOPATHY

DOG FOOD INFORMATION

DRUG INFORMATION

ENDOCRINE DISEASES
Cushing's Disease
Hypothyroidism


EAR PROBLEMS
Ear Hematoma


EUTHANASIA, PET LOSS & GRIEF


EYE PROBLEMS
Cataracts
Ectropion/Entropion
Persistent Pupillary Membranes (PPM)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

 

EPILEPSY & SEIZURES

Fibrocartilaginous Embolism

GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS
Bloat/Gastric Torsion

Cleft Palate
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
Megaesophagus
Obstructions

Herpes ViruS (CANINE CHV1)

HYPERTROPHIC OSTEODYSTROPHY (HOD)

HYPOTHYROIDISM

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

KIDNEY DISEASE

LABORATORY TESTS & DRUG INFO

LIVER SHUNT

Lymphangiectasia

MEGAESOPHAGUS

Myasthenia Gravis

ORTHOPEDIC PROBLEMS
Canine Hip Dysplasia
Cruciate Ligament Rupture
Elbow Dysplasia

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy (HOD)

Osteochondritis Dissecans
Panosteitis

Patellar Luxation

PARASITE DISEASES
Babesiosis
Coccidia
Ehrlichoisis
Giardia
Lyme Disease
Mange

REGISTRIES & DATABASES

REPRODUCTIVE DISEASES (See Breeding)

SPAY & NEUTER

SUB-AORTIC STENOSIS

SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

VON WILLEBRAND'S DISEASE (vWD)

Wobbler's Syndrome

Disclaimer: Canine health information found through these links should be considered for educational purposes only and should NOT be used to replace professional veterinary consultation and care for your dog. Decisions on which type of medical care or treatment would be best for your dog should be made with the advise of a canine veterinary doctor/specialist.

Copyright Advisory: I have spent hundreds of hours searching the web in order to compile and create these health information links pages.  I hope you found them helpful and easy to use. Please note that these pages are copyrighted.  Do not copy, transfer, or download the content of these pages onto another webpage/website. If you wish to link to the BMD Health Info Links site, please let me know so that I can advise you if/when the site address changes in the future. Feedback and comments are always welcome.

- thank you for your co-operation -
Robin Camken

originator and webmaster

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Copyright 1999-2014 Robin Camken
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