German Shepherd - genetic tests

The German Shepherd is a large, agile, muscular dog of noble character and high intelligence. The German Shepherd is a real pleasure for every dog lover. Its defining attribute is character: Loyalty, courage, self-confidence, ability to learn commands for many tasks, and willingness to put his life on the line to defend his loved ones. German Shepherds are gentle family dogs but steadfast guardians.

Malignant Hyperthermia

It is a congenital disorder of skeletal muscle which is manifested by the significant increase in temperature (hyperthermia) up to 45°C, accelerated and irregular heart rate (tachycardia and arrhythmia), hyperventilation, muscle rigidity and may result in renal failure and death...

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Degenerative Myelopathy

It is a neuromuscular disease causing a gradual muscle weakness on the hindlimb and back, which is manifested by poor coordination of movements, cramped and asymmetric walking, or incontinence.

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Dwarfism

Pituitary dwarfism (also called nanism) is a disease that leads to a dwarf growth of dogs and is caused by degeneration of the pituitary gland with a consequent lack of production of growth hormones...

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Hyperuricosuria

Hyperuricosuria is characterized by an elevated levels of uric acid in the urine and can lead to the formation of bladder or kidney stones.

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Hair Length (L-Locus)

The L locus affects the length of the hair coat of dogs due to a DNA variant in the FGF5 gene...

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