Breed-related disease: German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany, Intelligent as it is versatile, this breed was originally developed in Germany to guard and herd a shepherd’s flocks. It has a double coat, which is comprised of a thick undercoat and a dense, slightly wavy or straight outer…

Breed-related disease: Siberian cat

The Siberian is a centuries-old landrace (natural variety) of domestic cat in Russia, and recently developed as a formal breed with standards promulgated the world over since the late 1980s. As befits a cat from northern Russia, the Siberian wears a magnificent fur coat that not only protects him from the elements but also gives…