Breed Health

The following are links and articles on health conditions which can affect White Shepherds. These articles are not intended to replace the advice of a trusted pet care professional, if you suspect your dog is displaying any of the symptoms mentioned in these articles, we recommend further discussion, and or examination by your veterinary surgeon.

The Canine Inherited Disorders Database is a handy reference site for further information into diseases and conditions affecting dogs.

Modes of Inheritance

Hip Dysplasia

Elbow Dysplasia


Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency


MDR1 Mutation