My breeder announced the dogs have been born. Two out of four puppies have a somatic gene mutation which causes a patch of black fur. This will be our family pet not show.
The Question is: Is anyone familiar with this mutation and does it pose a risk for poor health down the road?
I'm wondering if anyone has heard of and has information on Split Pawpad Disease.
About 4 or 5 months ago my golden retriever cross starting hitching occasionally on our walks. I wasn't sure if I was imagining it as she would only hitch for a few steps and it would only happen once or...