Keeshond


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Keeshond

a medium-sized, compact dog with very thick, medium length, ash gray haircoat that forms a characteristic ruff around the neck and is profuse on a tail that curls tightly over the back. The ears are small and erect and the face is fox-like. The breed is predisposed to atopy, epilepsy and heart defects.
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Some of the least common breeds in Honolulu include the Brittany, the Keeshond and the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier.
And for a disease that most frequently occurs in the keeshond breed, primary hyperparathyroidism (or PHPT), not only has a gene been found, but a genetic screening test for PHPT is now available.
Rainey's results showed "some" Border Collie; however, she showed distant traces of Briard, Cairn Terrier, Great Dane, and Keeshond.
Now a 10-year-old Californian, Kylie was an upstate New Yorker, too, when the magnificent keeshond won Best-in-Breed at Westminster.
Keeshonds, Pulis, Cairn Terriers, Miniature Pinschers, Poodles, Samoyeds, Australian Terriers, Schnauzers, Spitz, Fox Terriers, Bichon Frise, and Siberian Huskies may be at higher risk.
Uroliths can develop in any breed, but the greatest number of calcium oxalate stones presented for analysis have come from Miniature Schnauzers, Bichon Frises, Standard Schnauzers, Lhasa Apsos, Shih Tzus, Yorkshire Terriers, Miniature Poodles, Pomeranians, Parson Russell Terriers, Papillons, Keeshonds, Samoyeds, Chihuahuas, Cairn Terriers, Maltese, Toy Poodles, West Highland White Terriers, Dachshunds, and mixed breeds.