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Breed Health for Dogs

There's more to each breed than just personality

Breed Health for Dogs is an app that informs users of the various types of health issues that may arise with specific breeds

Breed Health for Dogs

by Henler, Inc.
Breed Health for Dogs
Breed Health for Dogs
Breed Health for Dogs
FREE in the App Store

Breed Health for Dogs is an app that informs users of the various types of health issues that may arise with specific breeds.

What is it about?

Of course, when it comes to dog breeds, there is much more to it than just personality and traits. You're also going to have to understand the different types of health issues that may be prominent to certain breeds. Breed Health for Dogs is an app that tells you of potential health issues that may come up during your dog's life span. This information is valuable because you can prepare for it ahead of time and make sure that your dog still has an enjoyable life despite common health issues among the breed. It's a must for any dog owner.

Breed Health for Dogs

For those who...

  • Want to make sure that they are prepared for any health issues that are common with their type of dog
  • Want to research before getting a dog so they are ready

Not for those who...

  • Already know the medical issues that may arise from specific dog breeds
  • Aren't planning on owning dogs

Why we love it

Breed Health for Dogs is very informative when it comes to the various health issues that may pop up more prominently in certain dog breeds. It's important to know this information and this app makes it accessible to everyone.

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App Details

Reference Health & Fitness
Last updated
April 24, 2018
Release date
November 3, 2010
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App Store Description


A one-of-a kind app to inform you of the potential inherited diseases in your dog, and steps you can take for early diagnosis.
* What every dog owner should know in order to safeguard the health of his or her dog.
* Looking for a dog? What you should know before you buy.
* The most popular dog breeds and their inherited predispositions.
* Descriptions of possible genetic diseases and steps for prevention. Never again will you be told by your veterinarian that you should have come in sooner, when preventive treatment could have been started.
* Recommended testing and timelines for testing.
* Be informed before you see your vet.
* Includes information on over 300 genetically linked diseases. Prevent bladder and kidney stones, blindness from glaucoma, strokes from high blood pressure and more.
* Genetic breed information that will help you select a pet health insurance company that will best cover your dog’s genetic risks. Avoid claims from being declined due to disease exclusions.
* A handy in-your-pocket guide, to protect your " best friend" from potentially serious health problems - valuable information condensed into one resource.

Written by a veterinarian with easy-to-understand explanations. Find out why veterinarians are using this information for client education in their offices.

Craig Mohnacky DVM, Vista California: "Great product - long overdue!   Our clients are very receptive to it.”

Miranda Bourque DVM, Calgary Canada: “This information is so important for our pet owners…in such an easy to read format….I am excited to add this breed information to all of my new puppy packs.”

Breeds Included:
Airedale Terrier
Alaskan Malamute
American Bulldog
American Cocker Spaniel
American Staffordshire Terrier
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Basset Hound
Belgian Malinois
Bernese Mountain Dog
Bichon Frises
Border Collie
Border Terrier
Boston Terrier
Bouvier de Flanders
Brittany Spaniel
Brussels Griffon
Bull Terrier
Cairn Terrier
Cane Corso
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Chespeake Bay Retriever
Chinese Crested
Chinese Shar Pei
Chow Chow
Doberman Pinscher
Dogue de Bordeaux
English Bulldogs
English Cocker Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
Flat Coated Retriever
French Bulldog
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Golden Retriever
Great Dane
Great Pyranese
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Irish Setter
Irish Wolfhound
Italian Greyhound
Jack Russell Terrier
Japanese Chin
Labrador Retriever
Lhasa Apso
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Norwegian Elkhound
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Old English Sheepdog
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Pit Bull Terrier
Poodle –Miniature
Poodle –Standard
Poodle -Toy
Portuguese Water Dog
Rat Terrier
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Scottish Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Shih Tzu
Siberian Husky
Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier
St. Bernard
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
West Highland White Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier

Our users said:

“I am so grateful for this information. When looking at the predispositions for Chihuahuas, I noticed that they are prone to glaucoma. I feel lucky that this was detected before she became blind.”

Author: Craig Dixon DVM - a practicing veterinarian for 45 years and author of two published books: First Aide for Pets and Breed Risk Prevention in Dogs, a veterinary reference book.

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