The Trend to be able to out from the crowd and with a Beautiful Shine to stand out, not even pet owners hold. In the case of blue-black shimmering Dobermans with tragic consequences.
Berlin (dpa/tmn) - As a puppy, you look beautiful. The coat of the Doberman shines glorious blue, black, or the sweet Labrador shimmers silvery. Real animal lovers, but the distance from the purchase of a dog, which is equipped with such a coat color, advises the animal protection organization action animal.
Because these beauties paid a high price for their otherness. Do you suffer from a condition called Colour Dilution Alopecia or Blue Dog syndrome. In affected animals the pigmentation of the hair is disturbed, explained Dr. Tina Hölscher, veterinarian of the club. As a result, the coat color change. The individual hairs are weaker and break faster. It comes to fur loss.
The common mind: As a puppy, the animals look beautiful. Mostly in puberty first bald show but Make. Add to this the increased formation of dandruff and inflammation of the skin can come. Often, these would need to be treated with antibiotics, to keep them in check. The clinical picture is not better by any of these medications, although briefly, a genuine cure but admit it.
a Responsible breeder would consider breeding animals prior to mating with a genetic test under. So you could ensure, according to Hölscher, only parents to select their offspring do not show any false colors.Updated Date: 08 June 2020, 06:33