Top 8 Common Irish Wolfhound Health Problems

Hip Dysplasia

Irish Wolfhounds are prone to heart disease, particularly dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Heart Disease

Irish Wolfhounds are prone to heart disease, particularly dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Bloat

Bloat is a serious condition where the stomach fills with gas and twists.

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Cancer

Cancer, especially bone cancer, is a significant health concern for this breed.

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Elbow Dysplasia

Elbow dysplasia can cause lameness and arthritis in Irish Wolfhounds.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism leads to a slow metabolism and various health issues.

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Progressive Retinal Atrophy

This eye disease can lead to blindness in Irish Wolfhounds.

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Von Willebrand's Disease

A blood clotting disorder that can cause excessive bleeding.

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