Canine Health Topics

 

 

AMSC HEALTH COMMITTEE is available to provide additional information and may be reached via email – amschealthgroup@yahoogroups.com
This email address is monitored daily.

 

 

Good breeders work to avoid potential health issues by using health histories, health screening, or even genetic testing.

 Cataracts – a hereditary cloudiness of the lens in the eye – Click here for more information

 

 

Hyperlipidemia – the inability to process fats properly – Click here for more information

 

 

MAC or Mycobacterium Avium Complex- Click here for more information

 

 

Pancreatitis – inflammation of the pancreas – Click here for more information

 

 

Portosystemic Shunts (PSS) or liver shunts – Click here for more information

 

 

 

Urolithiasis, or “stones” somewhere in the urinary tract – Click here for more information

 

 

 Resource Links

Bladder Stones and Related Articles – University of Minnesota Stone Center website

 

Toxicology Database

 

Veterinary Information Network —–excellent website!

 

American Veterinary Medical Association

 

Association of American Veterinary Colleges

 

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

 

American College of Veterinary Nutrition

 

Veterinary Merck Manual

 

American Association of Holistic Veterinarians WEB LINKS

 

 

American Kennel Club

 

 

 

 

NOTE: These Webpages are provided as information only and do NOT represent Veterinary medical advice. Owners should discuss their pet’s needs with their Veterinarian who will be up to date on current protocols and advances in Veterinary Medicine.