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About Spinone


On the whole, Spinoni are generally a healthy breed. However, there are health conditions that occur with some frequency in this breed. The relatively small gene pool from which Spinoni are descended demands that careful consideration must be made before breeding.

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Basic Health

  • Spinone Health Survey
  • Care of the Spinone puppy
  • Care of the senior Spinone
  • Diet

Health Concerns

  • Allergies
  • Bloat>
  • Cancer
  • Cataracts
  • Cerebellar Ataxia (CA)
  • Dermatitis (skin and ear disease)
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Hypothyroidism

Health Information

CHIC (Canine Health Information Center)

Health Articles