Information on Genetics

Our eyes tell us what a dog appears to be.
His pedigree tells us what he ought to be.
But the offspring tell us what he is. . .

Inheritance of Coat Colours
by Ken Linacre

Inheritance of Coat Colour, Part 2
by Ken Linacre

The Merle Gene
by Ken Linacre

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Kinked Tails
by J.H.C. Brooijmans-Schallenberg

Genetics of the Blue Eyes
by Libby Babin

by Helen Arps

Breeding - Dogs or Pedigrees?
It is estimated that the average dog carries 4 to 7 defective genes in
it's DNA