Dalmatian – Disease Predispostion

DALMATIAN

  • Pododermatitis
  • Food hypersensitivity
  • Waardenburg-Klein syndrome
  • Canine solar dermatitis
  • Skin tumours
  • Temporomandibular dysplasia/luxation
  • Muscular cramping
  • Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis)
  • Cutaneous haemangioma
  • Congenital deafness – prevalence over 30% in this breed
  • Dalmatian leukodystrophy
  • Lysosomal storage disease – ceroid lipofuscinosis
  • Dermoid
  • Entropion (usually lower lids)
  • Distichiasis
  • Chronic superficial keratitis (pannus)
  • Nodular episclerokeratitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA)
  • Neuronal ceroid Lipofuscinosis
  • Hyperuricuria and urate urolithiasis
  • Laryngeal paralysis
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome