What are the signs & symptoms that develop in affected dogs?
Affected dogs will bleed excessively when teething or from the nail quick if they are accidentally nicked during nail trimming. They will also bruise easily following even mild trauma. Spontaneous bleeding from the nose (epistaxis) or gums can also be observed.
When do signs and symptoms develop?
Signs develop during puppyhood and continue for the rest of the affected dog’s life.
How do vets diagnose this condition?
Genetic and laboratory testing are used to diagnose this condition.
How is this condition treated?
There is no known treatment for this condition. Affected dogs may require blood products following trauma or surgery.