You will have some daily grooming as well as weekly grooming to do ith this breed, because folks, Bloodhounds get messy. If you keep up it is not too bad, but if you let things slide, then prepare for a hit to the pocketbook. [...]

By |2020-07-10T21:53:22+00:00July 1st, 2020|Health Articles|

Glaucoma: Time to look past the eyelids!

by Marybeth Cline, DVM & Eileen Peers Bloodhounds and Ophthalmologists: two words that are seldom put together. Brings to many minds the polar bipartisanship we see in our politicians! Many of us have had the experience of seeing the pain on an ophthalmologist’s [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:36:55+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|


by Claudia Williams The American Bloodhound Club has joined the Canine Health Information Center or CHIC. CHIC is sponsored by the Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA), and its stated purpose is to "provide a source of health [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:40:11+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|

Those Wonderful Bloodhound Ears

by Karen Leshkivich DVM Bloodhounds unfortunately have an ear designed for trouble. Those wonderful long, low set ears are great at trapping debris, moisture and heat producing the optimum dark environment for bacteria and yeast to grow. If you notice a foul odor [...]

By |2020-06-10T13:41:42+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|

Medical and Surgical Considerations Regarding Bloat

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Syndrome in the Dr. John Hamil Of the approximately 1,300,000 dogs registered annually by the AKC only 1500 are bloodhounds. Consequently, most veterinarians will see only a few in their practice lifetime. This brochure is offered by the American Bloodhound [...]

By |2015-01-26T18:58:24+00:00January 26th, 2015|Health Articles|


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