Adventures with Rottweilers

Lymphoma in Rottweilers #Rottweilers

Hearing that your dog has cancer is never good news. Some dogs, like Rottweilers, are more susceptible to certain diseases than others. One such disease is lymphoma. Canine Lymphoma What is lymphoma? The most common cancer in dogs, accounting for 10-20% of all cancers in dogs, lymphoma can affect any dog breed at any age, …

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Adventures with Rottweilers

Humungous Fungus #Rottweilers

OR the Myth about the Ringworm: It’s NOT a Worm. As per usual, Caitlin has come up with something new for me to write about. I dose my rotties with Milbemax so they won’t get Spiro like Jazz did, and are protected against all worms. Turns out having “worm” in the name doesn’t make it …

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DCM in Dogs – Signs and Symptoms

In July/August last year, I learned about an awful disease Rottweilers can get: DCM (Dilated Cardiomyopathy). Tony suffered from it, along with Addison’s Disease (I will talk about this in a later post), and died from it. What is DCM? According to the sources cited below as further reading, DCM is a disease of the …

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