Pomeranian Puppy Lameness (Juvenile Patella Luxation)

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Young animals and children can experience growth spurts that may cause lameness and temporary unsoundness. When it comes to Pomeranians, the general age for them to experience this is between 5-18 months. This won’t happen to all Poms, but it’s far from being a strange occurrence. The time period in which this spontaneous limp may … Read more…

Health Testing Pomeranians

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Health testing for the following:  Eye Examination by a Ophthalmologist. Cardiac Evaluation Advanced Cardiac Exam – OR Congenital Cardiac Exam – Recommend followup evaluation between 3 and 5 years of age.   Patellar Luxation Hip Dysplasia (Optional) Legg-Calve-Perthes   Hypothyroidism Results should be recorded on the Canine Health Information Center, also known as CHIC database. … Read more…

Liver Shunts Can Occur In Pomeranians

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While the puppy develops inside his mother, there is an extremely small chance of a shunt occurring. While a dog is a foetus, he needs assistance from the mother’s liver to help detoxify his systems. Embryos don’t have a functioning liver until near the end of the gestational period. At the start of gestation, a … Read more…

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