Deafness in dalmatians

In 2005 Dr Strain wrote about deafness, especially with reference to dalmatians in

This article suggests that deafness is a very complicated genetic inheritance. Although his tables show a simple dominant recessive pattern and probable incidence, his article does not come to this conclusion.

An article in DogWorld (18 February 2011) says that a project investigating the very complicated inheritance surrounding the incidence of hip dysplasia and elbow problems. The dalmatian community could learn something from it, in particular how complicated genetic inheritance can be investigated.

Have you any further thoughts about deafness?

Welcome to the tolutim interactive pages

Welcome to the tolutim interactive pages.

This is the beginning of tolutim on the internet in an interactive manner. Up until now, the pages were static but full of information. From now on we hope that these dynamic pages will be as informative and perhaps a little more entertaining. However, that depends on all of our friends participating with us on the pages.