Shar-Pei Health, Fitness and Nutrition Information
Here you'll find links to information on Shar-Pei Health, Fitness and Nutrition:
Shar-Pei Health Forum - Ask your Shar-Pei health questions here and get answers. Comprehensive, online message board dedicated to Members helping Members.
Kavishi.com - Owned by Suzi Mobray, a reputable Shar-Pei Breeder in the U.K., this site features beautiful pictures of Shar-Pei puppies and adults, and extensive info on the Shar-Pei breed, health and vaccinations, poison plants, show dates and results, and guidelines for new puppy owners. Site also contains an extensive links page to other Shar-Pei sites.
Dog Chefs of America - Meet Micki and Yogi, her Shar-Pei, and learn all about home cooking for your Pei. Order Micki's book, Becoming The Chef Your Dog Thinks You Are. As a Pei Owner and Rescuer, Micki understands Pei nutrition needs. Site also contains an extensive links page to other canine health and care resources.
Home Made Dog Food Recipes - Feed you dog with healthy, nutritious food and tasty treats you can make at home!
Shar Pei Special Needs and Cautions - Good site with links to other sites containing important Shar-Pei health information.
Vidt, Dr. Jeff - Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (STSS) - Dr. Jeff specializes in shar-pei and the various health issues associated with them. This article describes an extremely rapid and deadly "Flesh Eating " bacterial infection affecting some Shar Pei. Unfortunately, many vets do not know how to recognize or treat for this, and the outcome is usually fatal within 24 to 48 hours of onset of symptoms.
Development of DNA Markers for Familial Shar-Pei Fever - Download an article by Dr. Gary Johnson about Current Information on the Development of DNA Markers for Familial Shar-Pei Fever.
Familial Shar-Pei Fever (FSF) -
Dr. Jeff Vidt's article describes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of FSF.
Amyloidosis - Dr. Jeff Vidt's article describes the nature and symptoms of Amyloidosis, which is often associated with the effects of Familial Shar-Pei Fever. He also outlines an Action Plan for treating it.
Shar-Pei Breed Problems - Dr. Jeff Vidt's article describes problems specific to the Shar Pei.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Dr. Jeff Vidt's article describes the diagnosis and therapy for treating this disease, which may be related to food allergy and immunoglobulin deficiency.
Dietary Protein - Dr. Jeff Vidt's article describes the role of dietary protein in the management of the kidney failure patient.
Ear Care - "Once a Shar-Pei has an ear problem it will always have ear problems. You will not cure the problem, you will only control it through routine ear maintenance." Dr. Jeff Vidt
Animal Foundation, The - Nonprofit organization dedicated to animal well-being helps pet owners deal with their medical bills. Find out why spaying and neutering is necessary.
Bark Bytes - Chinese Shar-pei Medical Conditions - Leanne Gosset presents this article that discusses the various ailments and conditions commonly associated with the chinese shar-pei breed.
Barker, The - Amyloidosis - Veterinarian Linda Tintle offers facts about this disease that afflicts the shar-pei breed. Also provides details about familial shar-pei fever.
Blind Dogs - Resources, support group, and message board for owners of blind dogs.
Senior Dog Project - Provides a guide to the conditions and medications specific to mature canines, and offers practical tips for helping an older dog enjoy life.
Links to Other Shar-Pei Info and Dog Resources
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- Dog Training Info, Books, Advice and Guides
- Find Shar-Pei Friendly Veterinarians - U.S., Canada, International
- Shar-Pei Health, Fitness and Nutrition Information
- Shar-Pei Breed Information and History
- Dog Poems, Dog Humor, and Dog Stories and Books
- Why You Should Adopt an Adult Dog
- Dog Gift Stores, Pet Resources, Fun Stuff and Dog Shopping Links
- Shar-Pei Rescue Organizations - U.S., Canada, and International
- Other Animal Rescue Organizations
- Finding a Lost Dog or other Pets - Info, Links, Advice and Guides
- Shar-Pei Clubs and Associations
- Links to Shar-Pei Personal Pages
- Shar-Pei Name Suggestions-Dog Names for Shar-Pei
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