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tracheal collapse in dogs

Tracheal Collapse In Toy Breed Dogs


Toy breed dogs, particularly Chihuahuas, Toy Poodles, Pomeranians and Yorkies are especially prone to collapse of the trachea. ┬áThe condition usually appears in dogs age six or older, with those overweight dogs at very high risk. Tracheal collapse occurs because the rings of the trachea, which should be C-shaped, don’t have normal rigidity. ┬áBecause of […]

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  July 30, 2012   No comments