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Old October 8th, 2013, 08:16 PM
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We have DNA tests for 3 eye problems that Australian Cattle Dogs can get, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, the dogs can go blind at any age, rcd-4 that is a mutated form of that, this is responsible for late onset blindness, and Primary Lens Luxation, which might be the nastiest, it can lead on to Glaucoma and blindness or the dog even having to lose an eye(s). The DNA tests are a blessing , there is now no excuse for effected dogs to be born.
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