Koolie Health

Genetic Diseases
CDA

CDA

Although it is not often advertised by breeders, Color Dilution Alopecia does affect Koolies. Unfortunately, there currently are breeders knowingly pairing carriers of the disease.

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Gain valuable knowledge about osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), a joint disorder that commonly affects young Koolies, including its causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods, and available treatment options, empowering you to make informed decisions for the well-being of your dog’s joints and overall health.

Iris Coloboma

Iris Coloboma

Discover the unique condition of iris coloboma in Koolies, its characteristics, potential impact on vision, and how it is diagnosed and managed, providing insights into the condition and helping you understand how to support affected dogs.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy

What is idiopathic and primary epilepsy in Koolies, including its possible causes, diagnostic process, treatment approaches, and strategies for managing and supporting dogs with epilepsy, ensuring they can lead fulfilling lives with proper care and monitoring.

Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Learn more about hip dysplasia, including its causes, symptoms, diagnostic methods, and treatment options, to gain a comprehensive understanding of this common orthopedic condition in Koolies and discover strategies for managing the condition to support your dog’s mobility and overall well-being.

Discoid (Cutaneous) Lupus Erythematosus

Discoid (Cutaneous) Lupus Erythematosus

Explore the characteristics, symptoms, diagnostic approaches, and available treatment options for this autoimmune skin disease that primarily affects the nose and face of Koolies, and discover ways to provide relief and improve the quality of life for affected dogs.

Canine Elbow Dysplasia

Canine Elbow Dysplasia

Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and treatment options for this developmental condition that affects the elbow joints of dogs, and gain insights into managing the symptoms to ensure the well-being of your Koolie.