Samoyed – Disease Predisposition

Samoyed

SAMOYED

Cardiovascular conditions

Pulmonic stenosis
Aortic stenosis
  • Not all studies confirm a predisposition
Atrial septal defect
  • Uncommon congenital disease
  • Not all studies confirm a predisposition

Dermatological conditions

Canine uveodermatological syndrome
  • Also known as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada-like syndrome
Adult-onset growth-hormone-responsive dermatosis
Nasal depigmentation
  • Also known as Dudley nose
Granulomatous sebaceous adenitis

Endocrine conditions

Diabetes mellitus
  • Possible breed predisposition
Adult-onset growth-hormone-responsive dermatosis
  • Breed predisposition

Musculoskeletal conditions

Carpal ligament weakening
Ocular-skeletal dysplasia

Neoplastic conditions

Perianal (hepatoid) gland adenomas
  • Breed predisposition

Neurological conditions

Congenital deafness
Cerebellar degeneration
  • Uncommon
Hypomyelination of the central nervous system
  • Inheritance suspected
Lissencephaly
  • Rare developmental disease
  • Spongiform degeneration
  • Rare; reported in this breed

Ocular conditions

Distichiasis
  • Breed predisposition
Lacrimal punctal aplasia
  • Congenital condition, predisposed breed
Medial canthal pocket syndrome
  • Breed predisposition resulting from head shape
Uveodermatological syndrome
  • Also known as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada-like syndrome
  • Breed predisposition
Refractory corneal ulceration
  • Breed predisposition
Corneal dystrophy
Primary glaucoma
Cataract
Multifocal retinal dysplasia
Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA)
Optic nerve colobomas
Multiple ocular defects and dwarfism

Renal and urinary conditions

Familial renal disease

1 Comment on "Samoyed – Disease Predisposition"

  1. I had a Samoyed that died 20 years ago of renal disease. He was 13.5 years old.

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