Could my dog ​​have “Westie Lung”?

Most pedigree dog breeds have certain health complaints they are prone to. Cavalier King Charles suffer from heart problems, Dachshunds have back problems, and Labradors have hip dysplasia. West Highland White Terriers (‘Westies’) suffer from skin complaints commonly but also a condition known as ‘westie lung disease’. We’ll explore what westie lung is and what you can do to help your dog if you think they might have it.

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