Health Conditions A-Z

First and foremost, it is important to stress that English Springer Spaniels usually live long, healthy lives and are not generally prone to serious or widespread health issues.  However, as with all living creatures, individual dogs can suffer from illness or disease, some of which are inherited. 

The ESS Health Co-ordinators have compiled some information sheets on relevant health conditions.  Just click on the appropriate link from the A-Z List below.  Information on other conditions will be added in due course.

 A  Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS)
 E  Epilepsy
 F  Fucosidosis
 G  Glaucoma & Goniodysgenesis
 H  Hepatitis (Chronic & Acute) 
  Hip Dysplasia
  Humeral Intracondylar Fissure (HIF) (also known as IOHC)
 I  Incomplete Ossification of the Humeral Condyle (IOHC) (also known as HIF)
 M  Masticatory Muscle Myositis (MMM)
 P  Phosphofructokinase Deficiency (PFK)
  Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)