Hereditary diseases occur many dog breeds. There are a number of such diseases that occur in Border Collies but there are a number of of DNA tests available and health testing schemes in place making the Border Collie one of the soundest breeds around.
The main known health issues are as follows:
Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
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This is what Duke has, in a minor way. Click here to read the associated post.
Narrow Angle Glaucoma
Centalised Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Collie Eye Anomoly
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Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome
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