Monthly Archives: April 2019

Is my dog predisposed to Progressive Retinal Atrophy?

Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is the scientific term for the degeneration of the retina. This disease is fairly common in certain dog breeds such as Bullmastiff and Husky. Progressive retinal atrophy causes a progressive loss of vision ultimately leading to blindness. 

Genetic Causes

In most breeds, the gene that causes PRA is autosomal recessive which means that...

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