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 point to Malassezia dermatitis. More info and links below.

Westie Rescue CA – compiled health list
Some Westie Health Issues

Westie Med
Westie 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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