The health and the welfare of our dogs is of great concern. Breeders and puppy buyers need to be aware of the inherited diseases that can occur in our beloved breed. The health pages cover the most common health issues encountered in the breed that are considered to be inherited or the result of a genetic predisposition.

 The information provided includes a description of the disease, diagnosis, modes of inheritance and how the chances of getting these problems may be minimised by careful breeding.