Just like any other creature, dogs can get sick too. There are some dog breeds that can suffer from certain genetic diseases, while others are more likely to catch various viruses and bacteria that adversely affect their overall health. However, how their body reacts when it comes to a specific disease depends on certain internal and external factors, such as their lifestyle, breed, family history and other living conditions.
When you become a pet parent, you have a lot of responsibilities, especially because, unlike other animals, dogs are similar to kids which means that they need special care, attention, time, regular vet check ups (although don’t take your kids to the vets), quality food and daily walk. Of course, they can’t be left alone for too long. That being said, it’s your responsibility to pay more attention to your dog’s behavior, to recognize the signs and symptoms of a possible illness and to seek the veterinary help for diagnosis and treatment.
So, to help you better understand your dog’s behavior and health condition, here are some of the most common dog diseases that you have to look out for. Read on for more info!