Scottish Deerhound – Disease Predisposition

Scottish Deerhound


Cardiovascular conditions

Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Prevalence of 6.0% in this breed in a small population studied compared to 0.16% in mixed breeds and 0.65% in pure breeds

Musculoskeletal conditions


Renal and urinary conditions

Cystine urolithiasis
  • Increased incidence reported in this breed in some surveys

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