Irish Terrier – Disease Predispositions

IRISH TERRIER

IRISH TERRIER

Dermatological conditions

Footpad hyperkeratosis

• Familial in this breed

Musculoskeletal conditions

Muscular dystrophy

Neoplastic conditions

Melanoma
  • Breed predisposition

Ocular conditions

Multiple ocular defects
  • Autosomal recessive inheritance has been suggested
  • Defects may include microphthalmia, cataract, persistent pupillary membranes and retinal dysplasia

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