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…

Shiba Inu Health Conditions

Shiba Inu Health Conditions

Glaucoma is a condition where the pressure of the eye is higher than normal, due to inadequate fluid drainage to and from the eye. It can cause severe pain, eye rupture, and blindness. It is genetic. The Kennel club recommends that Shiba Inu are tested for glaucoma via Gonioscopy under the BVA/KC/ISDS guidelines…

Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the Nihon Ken. While originally used in the hunting of small game, the Shiba has since become a popular pet, and is the most well-known of the Nihon Ken. Recently, the Shiba has…