Genetic disorders in dogs can be devastating for your dog and heartbreaking for you, the owner. Responsible breeders are working to reduce the incidence of genetic diseases in their lines through DNA testing. If you want to avoid buying a dog with the potential for a hereditary health disorder, it is essential to do your homework. Research the conditions a breed is susceptible to and look for a responsible breeder that participates in health testing.
Browse our articles on genetic disorders in dogs before looking at an irresistible puppy or litter of puppies and choose your breeder carefully to avoid future heartbreak.
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