Do chow dogs get arthritis?

Answer Any dog can get arthritis, including Chow Chow's. Of special concern to the Chow Chow breed is canine hip dysplasia, which leads to arthritis in the hips. The condition is known to be genetic for t... Read More »

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Chow Chow Dogs and Hip Dysplasia?

Chow chows are sturdy dogs that were originally bred in China as working dogs. They have long, fluffy hair and short faces that given them the ruffed appearance of a lion. Chow chows are dogs that ... Read More »

Is the Chow Chow the only dog to have blue and black tongue?

Chow Chows are not the only breed of dog to have blue and black tongues. Some mixed-breed dogs and purebreds, such as the Chinese shar pei, Akita, Alaskan malamute and Siberian husky, can have blue... Read More »

Old Dogs and Arthritis?

Arthritis is not limited to humans. Many dogs suffer from stiff joints and restricted movement as they grow older, due simply to general wear and tear. However, once diagnosed, there are a variety ... Read More »

How to Diagnose Arthritis in Dogs?

According to the Arthritis Foundation, one in five adult dogs are afflicted with arthritis in the United States. Arthritis can be caused by an injury or disease and causes chronic pain while limiti... Read More »