Dog hereditary diseases

DSD096
Oculocutaneous Albinism German Spitz Type
OCA2
10
23
Dogs
Hereditary diseases

A form of albinism associated with abnormal melanin production is characterized by hypopigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes.
For other breeds, a similar manifestation is caused by other mutations.

  • Autosomal recessive inheritance

    AR
    MM - high risk of developing the disease, will transmit the disease allele to the offspring

    NM - there is no risk of developing a disease associated with this mutation, carrier - can transmit the disease allele to offspring

    NN - there is no risk of developing a disease associated with this mutation, cannot transmit the disease allele to offspring
OCA2
N - norm
M - mutation
  • German spitz big
  • German spitz medium
  • German spitz miniature (small)
  • German spitz toy (Pomeranian)

Individual breeds