10 Dog Breeds With The Least Health Problems English Springer Spaniels English Springer Spaniels are believed to be rarely affected by hereditary diseases, although when they do have problems they tend to be eye related. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Next Related Posts 6 Necklaces Dog Lovers Can’t Stop Talking About! Summer Hiking with Your Dog – Safety Tips You NEED to Know How To Make Moving Stress-Free for Your Dog The 10 Dog Breeds That Are The Most Cuddly Erika McCown It’s estimated that 25% have IVDD, a debilitating disease that often leads to paralysis of the hind quarters. When that happens, they can’t go to the bathroom on their own and are bound to a cart or if an owner can’t manage to deal with expressing the bladder manually 4 times a day they are often euthanized. Even with surgery (upward of $8,000) recurrences are likely because other discs can have the same issue. The most common advice to avoid IVDD is preventing your dog from any jumping, using stairs, running, or climbing. So it’s a healthy dog if it sits around on the floor its entire life. Yeah they are cute, but they are not a healthy breed. Rick Charity This site has no clue what it’s talking about. Greyhounds have no major health issues?? Are you kidding?? How about the statistic that 80% of greyhounds over 8 die of osteosarcoma…aka bone cancer. If you adopt a retired racing greyhound, it will change your life. But it will also most likely get cancer, and it’s heart breaking.