Updated Information - July 2012
Beagles are a generally healthly breed, according the Kennel Club Breed Survey they have a higher than average life span.
There are five main health conditions that have been reported to the Beagle Health Co-ordinator in recent years.
Hip DysplasiaMusladin-Lueke Syndrome (MSL) previously known as Chinese Beagle SyndromeCanine Epilepsy Steroid Responsive Meningitis (SRM) colloquially known as Beagle Pain Syndrome and Stiff Beagle DiseaseFactor VII Deficiency
For more information on Musladin-Lueke Syndrome (MSL) please click here
For the UK Musladin-Lueke Syndrome (MLS) & Factor VII database and website please follow this link www.beaglehealth.info
Factor VII Deficiency is a bleeding disorder in Beagles. Some affected dogs may never show signs of the disorder while others may have mild to
moderate bleeding following an injury or surgery.
For more information on Factor VII please click here
For more information on the health of beagles please click here
Apart from MLS all of the above health condidtions are not unique to Beagles. You many find mention of other conditions in Beagles but these are very
much less common in the UK or have been reported in Beagles used and bred especially for Laboratory Experiments.
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For more information on (SRM), (MLS) & (FVII) please contact the secretary :
Tel : 0845 456 8334
email : firstname.lastname@example.org