Westie Health


       Number of diseases have a genetic origin.

For each breed, different genetic diseases can be involved.

Westie has its own genetic diseases and diseases predispositions.

       Be carefull, these informations can't take the place of a real visit to your veterinary who is the only one able to make a diagnose on your westie and to give him a treatment.



An excellent genetic article of Per-Erik Sundgren, Agronomist Dr.,

Natural protection of genetic variation


with the Westie Club of America :



An article about uterine anomalies


An article about atopic dermatitis


An article about CMO


An article about CMO test in pratice


An article about Hepatic vascular hereditary malformations