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DNA test available for VDEGS - Van den Ende-Gupta syndrome!
Wait! What? "In brief: A skeletal syndrome causing severe skeletal anomalies has been described in Wire Fox Terriers. The disorder causes multiple skeletal defects with the most common being severe patellar luxation and severe underbite. The mode of inheritance is autosomal recessive. The genetic defect is estimated to be relatively common within the breed."
DNA tests can be ordered from several laboratories, some of which are:
The original study can be found at: http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1006037
So, is your dog tested yet? Don't hesitate, the result might just aswell be this:
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