Welsh Corgi – Disease Predisposition



Dermatological conditions

  • Ehler-Danlos syndrome

Haematological/immunological conditions

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency
  • Von Willebrand’s disease (Pembroke Welsh Corgis)

Ocular conditions

  • Refractory corneal ulceration (Pembroke and Cardigan Welsh Corgis)
  • Corneal dystrophy (Pembroke Welsh Corgis)
  • Lens luxation (Pembroke and Cardigan Welsh Corgis)
  • Persistent pupillary membranes (Pembroke and Cardigan Welsh Corgis)
  • Cataract (Pembroke Welsh Corgis)
  • Multifocal retinal dysplasia (Pembroke and
  • Cardigan Welsh Corgis)
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA) (Pembroke and Cardigan Welsh Corgis)
  • Central progressive retinal atrophy (CPRA) or retinal pigment epithelial dystrophy (RPED) (Cardigan Welsh Corgis)

Physiological conditions

  • Hypochondroplasia

Renal and urinary conditions

  • Renal telangiectasia (Pembroke Welsh Corgis)
  • Ectopic ureters
  • Cystine urolithiasis

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