Breed Review: Central Asian Shepherd Dog (17 Pics)

#16 As a descendant of dogs that have accompanied nomadic tribes in Central Asia since time immemorial, Central Asian Shepherd Dog inherited good health and good immunity to various diseases.

But this does not mean at all that your pet is absolutely insured against health problems. Some of them may be due to genetic problems, and some are the result of incorrect content.

#17 As with all large dogs, diseases of the musculoskeletal system come first.

The large mass of the animal leads to increased stress, which is associated with a high risk of dysplasia of the hip and knee joints. Walking for a limited time can cause the dog to become obese, and this will certainly lead to the occurrence of various forms of arthritis or arthrosis, and your "giant" will suffer from severe pain. The best prevention, in this case, will be the organization of a balanced diet with a high content of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and other microelements in feed, high physical activity.

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