Are cairn terriers prone to liver disease?

Your Cairn Terrier is prone to a chronic liver disease called hepatitis, which can develop around middle age. We usually diagnose hepatitis with blood testing and liver biopsy, and we can treat it with medication and a special diet.

Are cairn Terriers healthy?

Cairn Terriers are fairly healthy, but they can be affected by several genetic health problems. … Many small dog breeds, including the Cairn, suffer from Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD), a bone disorder that requires surgery, and portosystemic shunts, a liver defect that also requires surgical correction.

Do cairn Terriers like to cuddle?

While some Cairns do like to cuddle (usually briefly and on their own terms!), most are more interested in engaging in some activity (typically defined by them) than sitting on your lap and snuggling. (Tip: boys tend to be cuddlier than girls.) 2. Your beautiful lawn / garden is your pride and joy.

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