Pancreatitis in german shepherds

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Health Issues in the German Shepherds dog Over the years, indiscriminate breeding practices have lead to hereditary diseases such as hip and elbow dysplasia, blood disorders, digestive problems (probably due to nerves), epilepsy, chronic eczema, keratitis (inflammation of the cornea), dwarfism and flea allergies. In order to avoid these conditions, it is imperative that you deal with breeders of the highest standards.
We have 2 German Shepherds. Our younger dog just loves sweet potatoes. Go figure. The older one turns his nose up at them.
5% of cats autopsied and 2% of cancers in this species.[73] It most commonly occurs in the spleen, and certain breeds (such as German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, and Golden Retriever) are at greater risk than others.[73,74,76] Hemangiosarcoma can also develop in the heart, with a reported incidence of 0.19%.[75] Spayed females have been reported to have 2 times the risk of splenic hemangiosarcoma and 5 times the risk of cardiac hemangiosarcoma of intact females.
Initially, we were told to wait it out, then he was put on a steroid regimen, and was on steroids with a holistic support approach and, in the end, immodium. We finally put him out of his misery on June 5. With all the professional help, I felt helpless as I watch my first born die. No one seemed to acknowledge he was so sick. I'm struggling for answers as to what happened and how it happened. I do believe it was the shots that killed him. Has anyone heard similar stories?
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