Belgian Tervuren – Disease Predispositions

Belgian Tervuren


  • Atopy
  • Granulomatous sebaceous adenitis
  • Hypopigmentary disorders
  • Primary lymphoedema
  • Vitiligo
  • True epilepsy
  • Chronic super.cial keratitis (pannus)
  • Cataract
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA)
  • Micropapilla
  • Leucopaenia

1 Comment on "Belgian Tervuren – Disease Predispositions"

  1. Valerie Crebo | August 31, 2016 at 9:21 pm |

    I would like you to update the above Disease Predispositions for Tervuren Belgians to include stomach cancer. These dogs are dieing all over the world with a high rate of stomach cancer which to date is not curable. These dogs are dieing at a younger age than they should be. We just lost our male Tervuren and he was only 8. On researching some web sites this disease is taking them as young as 2 and rarely older than 12. The majority are between the ages of 6 – 9. If we had known this when ours was younger possibly having him screened once or twice a year would have helped us diagnose sooner. The majority of veterinarians are diagnosing the symptoms as ulcers. When the antibiotics do not work they start doing biopsies and discover the large tumor in the stomach. By this time it is too late to help the dog. Currently, as told by a veterinarian when Tervuren’s get this cancer they do not survive. So please update your site to include this as it is killing 1000s of Tervurens yearly.

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