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Albinism

Description: Some breeds come in a variety of colors. Breed standards specify exactly what color patterns are acceptable and which are considered faults. 

What to Watch For: Albinism is more common in your breed and can involve the eyes, skin, coat, and leathery areas such as the nose and foot pads. Other coat colors and white spots above a certain size are also non-standard for the breed. If he happens to have the “wrong” color or pattern it just means he doesn’t have a show ring career ahead, and shouldn’t be used for breeding, but nothing prevents him from being your best dog ever!

Breeds prone to Albinism include:

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