Siberian Huskies are prevalent dogs. Most people would love to have them The dog is not only gorgeous but is also husky with piercing blue eyes that you can look at the whole day. It has very nice looking fur and the eyes that give a wolf like look. Other than looking nice it also has very welcoming temperaments. The dog is loyal to the master and kind to strangers. For those who know the dog, it becomes tough to cope with it when it is sick. To imagine that you will not have its company can also make you sick. The bond that exists between the master is so strong such that when you think of it being sick you feel like you are being crushed. That is why it is important to know the common sicknesses that attack your friend and how to cope with the situation.
Despite the dog being one of the healthy breeds commonly found, it also has its share of problems. The best weapon to deal with any problem is to have enough knowledge about it. With the knowledge you will know how to help your pet, the Siberian Huskie. The common problem with most Siberian Huskies is the Cornea problem. It is a problem that is inherited and therefore there is no known cure for it. The dog grows some white spots in the cornea and with time may affect the vision of the dog. The only comfort is that the spots are not painful.
Another common condition with this type of breed is the progressive retinal Atrophy. t is a common condition with the aged dogs which is a slow disintegration of the retina. The disease in commonly inherited. The best way to tackle it is to have your pet screened at an early age. You are in a better position to tackle the problem is you discover it early. There may be no appropriate treatment available today, but you can handle the condition if you notice it early with the advice of the vet of your dog.
There is another condition known as hip Dysplasia. It is a condition you will find with most large dogs. It is a condition where the hip seems not to fit together properly with the other bones. It becomes more severe with age. The best thing you can do is to be cautious when are purchasing your pet. You need to find out from the breeder whether the parents have been screened for hip dysplasia. Since the condition is hereditary, if the parents of the puppy had been diagnosed with the condition, the most likely thing is that your dog will also suffer from the same disease.