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Q. if a puppy is born blind in one eye will that be an inherited trait on his puppies?

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

A. That depends on whether the blindness in one eye is caused by a genetic trait or whether it is just a problem with development in the womb. In the latter case , it likely will not be given on. One should only breed with perfectly healthy specimens in any case.


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