Wolfdog Health Info

General  Health info of  Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs

HD (Heupdysplasie) is a longstanding problem that also occurs in this breed. Therefore, certainly all breeding dogs has to have official X-rays results. Most of the breeding clubs in Europe also have requirements regarding HD for possible combinations of breeding dogs.

ED (elbow dysplasie) also exists in the breed. Some clubs have requirements regarding ED for possible combinations of breeding dogs.

DM (Degenerative myolopathy) is a genetic disease in the breed (just like in all kind of other breeds). There is a genetic test available. Some clubs have requirements regarding DM for possible combinations of breeding dogs.

Pituitary Dwarfism is a genetic disease in the breed (the same gene mutation like in German shepherd and Saarlooswolfdog) There is a genetic test available. Several clubs has requirements regarding Pituitary Dwarfism for possible combinations of breeding dogs.

Also owners reported following healthproblems
(based on declaration of veterinarian)

  • Eye problems (PRA, cataract, lens Luxation)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epi (Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency)
  • Various forms of organ cancer (bladder, spleen, liver)
  • Leukemia