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Recently, an established group of canine skin disease researchers confirmed to the GRCA Health and Genetics committee that a second gene can cause ichthyosis in Goldens. This new ichthyosis, GR ICH2, can cause more clinical signs than are usually seen with the more common form of ichthyosis in Goldens (GR ICH1).  Read Article

DNA tests are a major tool for preventing breeding of car­riers to each other when a DNA mutation causing an inherited disease has been identified. DNA mutations have been described for some fatal genetic dis­eases of Golden Retrievers. Read Article