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Orginally published in
TERVUREN NEWS TALES
(Dec/Jan 1999)

Total number of Tervuren reported in this survey: 2,157

CANCER (189)

Hemangiosarcoma 30
Lymphosarcoma 43
Mast cell tumors 12
Melanoma 2
Osteosarcoma 28
Squamous Cell tumors 5
Other 69

CARDIOVASCULAR (45)

Cardiomyopathy 22
Congenital Defects
Patent ductus arteriosis 2
Unidentified 7
Tetralogy of fallot 0
Ventricular septal defects 1
Pulmonary stenosis 0
Subaortic stenosis 0
Valve dysfunction 3
Other 10

DERMATOLOGY (273)

Allergies 158
Autoimmune 28
Demodex 46
Pigment abnormalities 29
Seborrhea 3
Other 9

ENDOCRINOLOGY (136)

Diabetes mellitus 2
Thyroiditis 16
Hypothyroid 105
Addisons Disease 3
Cushings Disease 1
Pancreatic insufficiency 7
Other 2

GASTROENTEROLOGY (60)

Bloat 12
Pancreatitis 14
Irritable bowel syndrome 19
Large bowel disease 1
Small bowel disease 1
Other 13

HEMATOLOGY (9)

Hemophilia A 0
Hemophilia B 0
Inherited hemolytic anemias 0
Non-regenerative anemia 0
Platelet anormalities 2 (Ehrlichiosis)
Platelet dysfunction 0
Other 7

NEPHROLOGY (66)

Bladder disease
UTI 20
Calculi 10
Familial renal disease 3
Hepatic disease 6
Urinary tract disorder 21
Other 6

NEUROLOGY (269)

Central nervous system 4
IV Disk disease
Cervical 18
Thoracic 2
Lumbar 4
Head tilt 15
Nerve degeneration 16
Paralysis 2
Seizures 191
Tremors 15
Other 2

OPHTHALMOLOGY (163)

Cataracts 74
Progressive retinal atrophy 7
Persistent Pupillary Membranes 44
Retinal disease 3
Retinal dysplasia 4
Other 31

ORTHOPEDIC (296)

Arthritis 131
Elbow dysplasia 15
Hip dysplasia 68
Hypertrophic osteodystrophy 1
Legg-Perthes 2
Osteochondritis dissecans 40
Panosteitis 13
Patellar luxation 7
Spondylosis 17
Other 2

REPRODUCTION (FEMALE) (275)

Abnormal puppies
Cleft palates 8
Hydrocephalus 3
Incomplete abdominal closure 2
Failure to walk (swimmers) 1
Chronic false pregnancies 51
Difficulty in whelping 10
Failure to carry to term 12
Failure to conceive 26
Insufficient milk 7
Irregular heat cycles 41
Mastitis 12
Poor mothering instinct 6
Primary uterine inertia 6
Pyometra 67
Small litters 21

REPRODUCTION (MALE) (89)

Abnormal semen 6
Congenital defects 2
Cryptorchidism 55
Lack of libido 2
Lack of semen 8
Testicular atrophy 16

TEMPERAMENT (663)

Aggression 116
Shyness 195
Noise phobia 322
Other 30

 

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