The most common health problems Dachshunds face are back problems, as their unique body shape puts them at greater risk of a ruptured or leaking disk, according to Dummies.com. Additionally, Dachshunds are particularly s... More »

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Barking, stubbornness and fragile backs are some behavioral and health issues to consider when getting a dachshund. Aside from these issues, dachshunds are generally loyal, entertaining and family-oriented dogs that are ... More »

Pit bulls are typically a healthy breed, but they can have genetic predispositions to kidney, heart and hip diseases. The American Staffordshire Terrier, one of several pit bull breeds, can be prone to cancer and certain... More »

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Symptoms of Cushing's disease in horses include excessive thirst and excessive urination; weight loss; an abnormally shaggy, thick coat that sheds readily; and a change in the horse's body shape. The animal also suffers ... More »

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Boxer dogs can have a wide variety of health problems including heart issues, disorders of the spinal cord, bloat, allergies and various types of cancers. Hypothyroidism is another common health issue. More »

Pet food manufacturers formulate cat food to meet the nutritional needs of cats, so feeding a dog a consistent diet of cat food will lead to deficiencies and possible health problems. The occasional cat food treat will n... More »

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To draw an owl, create the face shape, then draw the body and the wings. Use a sketchpad and pencil. More »

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