Information on
Low Uric Acid Dalmatians 

 Lets face it. It's not easy living with a breed that you know can have health issues.
It's even worse for the breeders who breed this wonderful breed.
Breeders are constantly worried about the puppies they place into homes.
Worried that they may some day produce crystals that can lead to stones and many times death.
How we wish the breed had the normal copy of this gene.
HUA (high uric acid) Dalmatians are the only breed to have this mutated gene.
We as breeders can educate the buyers on how to manage
the diets of their beloved canine companion

so they reduce the risk of their pet developing crystals and stones,
but sometimes it still happens and when I get the call or email from a buyer
saying their Dal is in surgury to remove the stones my heart breaks for them.

So we decided it was time to do something to help
elimiate the problem for good here in Canada. 
We have introduced and are breeding the LUA Dalmatian in Canada.
Quote by Julie Evans:

'Smart enough to embrace the science, brave enough to swim against the tide.'
To learn more about the project click on the banner below
or  visit this site for more info.

  Genetic Welfare Problems of Companion Animals
An information resourse for prospective Pet Owners

Mutations in the SLC2A9 Gene Cause
Hyperuricemia in the Dalmatian Dog
click here to read more

Two Scientifically Authored Documents
Item 1: Click here
Item 2: Click here 

 This is a must watch Video.
Click here.

and more on the Dalmatian/Pointer Backcross Project
Click here.

Low Uric Acid - Publictions & Articles
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To Visit all our LUA Dalmatians

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