Westie Health Issues

Several health issues are seen with Westies. Issues like skin infections, seasonal allergies, Westie Lung Disease, White Shaker Dog Syndrome, and much more. We field many questions regarding “My Westie is itching, loosing fur, and smells. What can I do?” All questions point to Malassezia dermatitis a VERY common issue with small white dogs like Westies. Greasy skin, strong odder, scabs, dog has the itches?

More info and links below.

Westie Rescue CA – compiled health list
Westie Health Issues

Westie MedWestie Health Issues

Westie Foundation of America – Information on Westie Health Issues

American Veterinary Medical Association – First Aid Tips for Pet Owners

American Animal Hospital Association – Pet First Aid – First Aid and Emergency Care

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What happens to Westies when they die?  

The reason for the delay in getting this page completed. Our “EDITOR in CHIEF” said he would get right on it. Who knew he meant ….ZZZZzzzz…….