Akita Inu

The noble Akita Inu is an impressive dog. These large, dignified animals are so revered in their native Japan that they are considered national monuments, and owning one is said to bring good luck. The breed originated in the mountainous region of the Akita Prefecture, from which it takes its name. They were originally bred […]

Lymphangiectasia Inflammation Disease Common Yorkies

What is lymphangiectasia inflammation in Yorkies? Intestinal lymphangiectasia is a disease in which the intramucosal lymphatics of the small intestine of dogs become obstructed or malformed. A dog of any breed can be affected, but a genetic predisposition to lymphangiectasia has been observed in Yorkshire terriers. Lymphangiectasia is when the lymphatic vessels are dilated. Lymphatic […]