The Brittany Spaniel
The following diseases are reported to occur more frequently in the Brittany Spaniel than in the general dog population. In some cases the disease either has, or is believed to have, a genetic, hereditary cause but many of the diseases listed here do not have a proven genetic basis. 

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Alimentary tract diseases
This section includes diseases that involve the mouth, oesophagus (gullet), stomach, small intestine (duodenum and ileum), large intestine (colon and rectum), liver and pancreas.

Diseases involving the mouth

Diseases affecting the gullet (oesophagus)

Diseases involving the pancreas

Diseases affecting the small intestine

Diseases affecting the large intestine

Blood diseases

  • Complement deficiency (3rd component)


  • Liposarcoma

Cardiovascular diseases

Heart valve disorders

Abnormal development of major blood vessels to the heart

Heart muscle disease


Eye diseases

Diseases of the eyeball
  • Vitreal syneresis

Diseases of the eyelids

Diseases of the third eyelid (nictitating membrane)

Diseases of the cornea

Diseases of the lens

  • Lens luxation

Diseases of the retina

  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy

Hormonal diseases

Immune system diseases

Kidney and Urinary Tract disease

  • Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

Liver diseases

Nervous system diseases

  • Cerebellar degeneration (late onset)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy

Orthopedic diseases

Respiratory diseases

Skin diseases

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