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Breeds of Dogs Prone to Genetic Storage Diseases

Breeds of Dogs Prone to Genetic Storage Diseases

Disease

Breeds

Ceroid lipofuscinosis

Border Collies, Chihuahuas, Cocker Spaniels, Dachshunds, English Setters, Salukis

Gangliosidoses

Beagle crosses, German Shorthaired Pointers, Japanese Spaniels

Globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe’s disease)

Beagles, Bluetick Hounds, Cairn Terriers, Poodles, West Highland White Terriers

Glucocerebrosidosis

Australian Silky Terriers, Dalmatians

Glycogenosis

Silky Terriers

Mucopolysaccharidosis (associated with lameness)

Miniature Pinschers, Mixed-breed dogs, Plott Hounds

Phosphofructokinase deficiency

American Cocker Spaniels, English Springer Spaniels

Pyruvate kinase deficiency (associated with anemia)

Basenjis, Beagles, Cairn Terriers, West Highland White Terriers

Sphingomyelinosis

German Shepherds, Poodles