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Health Information and Results

The Affenpinscher Club provides a number of information leaflets on health disorders which have been known to occur in the breed. Just click on the link for further information on each disorder.

Patella Subluxation (Slipping Kneecap)

Von Perthes (Legg-Calves-Perthes) Disease

Hip Dysplasia

Tracheal Collapse

Health Testing and Results

The Affenpinscher Club has a Patella Subluxation Testing scheme. Testing form and list of certified dogs available HERE

The following health screening results are also recorded in the Kennel Club Breed Record Supplement for the respective year - BVA/KC Hip Scoring Results for Affenpinscher 1992 - 2008 (here)

Articles

The Club has been granted permission by John Whitaker BVMS MRCVS to reproduce on the website a number of canine health promotion articles written by him for Monkey Business. We are very grateful to him for sharing his expert knowledge so generously and hope that you enjoy them and find them useful and interesting. As well as adding the archive of previous articles in this series from MB.

Itching and Scratching - New Article **

Seasonal Hazards for Christmas Canines

Addison's Disease

Diabetes Mellitus

Cushing Disease