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Estrela Mountain Dogs are generally a healthy, hardy breed but there are some health problems that are more common than others. The three most common health problems for any breed of dog are; dental disease, ear infections and obesity. For Estrelas specifically they are: hip dysplasia, cruciate ligament rupture with ear infections and skin problems such as wet eczema, joint third.

You will find information on this page to help you keep your dog healthy. We
are adding to this site all the time so please let us know what you would like to
see included on this page that would be helpful to you.

One of the most common issues in dogs.

The basics of cardiomyopathy explained in reference to the Estrela Mountain dog

How does it effect our breed...?

A little information about grain free for the Estrela Mountain Dog

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