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Health Concerns

While the goal for preservation breeders is to create all around wonderful puppies, there are still health issues that can crop up.  It is important as a Newfoundland owner to be aware of the following topics and how they can affect longevity and quality of life.  With some illnesses, like bloat or pyometra, the ability to identify signs and symptoms quickly can be the difference between life and death.

  • subvalvular aortic stenosis

  • hip and/or elbow dysplasia

  • cystinuria

  • cruciate injuries

  • cataracts

  • skin problems

  • ear infections

  • bloat

  • allergies

  • pyometra 

  • obesity
     

Talk to your vet or visit https://www.newfdoghealth.org/ to learn more.

Learn More About Common Health Issues

These health concerns have years of dedicated research behind them, provided by the Newfoundland Club of America.