Nihon Ken Health Conditions

Nihon Ken Health Conditions

Hip and elbow dysplasia are terms used to describe abnormal formations of the hip socket and elbow joint that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints…

Kai Ken Health Conditions

Kai Ken Health Conditions

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is a genetic condition that affects the retina. The age of onset of this disease varies from dog to dog. It causes gradual degradation of the retina over time, and a loss of rod cells which detect light in the retina, it will eventually lead to blindness…

Kai Ken

Kai Ken

The Kai Ken is a member of the medium sized Nihon Ken originating from the Yamanashi Prefecture, originally known as the Kai Province. They were recognised as a National Treasure in 1933, and are considered a rare breed even in…