OMIA:000977-9615 : Taillessness in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: pig , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Absence of the tail. Also called anury.

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000977-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2008 Indrebø, A., Langeland, M., Juul, H.M., Skogmo, H.K., Rengmark, A.H., Lingaas, F. :
A study of inherited short tail and taillessness in Pembroke Welsh corgi. J Small Anim Pract 49:220-4, 2008. Pubmed reference: 17850278. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2007.00435.x.
1987 Hall, D.S., Amann, J.F., Constantinescu, G.M., Vogt, D.W. :
Anury in two Cairn terriers. J Am Vet Med Assoc 191:1113-5, 1987. Pubmed reference: 3693030.
1953 Pullig, T. :
Anury in Cocker Spaniels Journal of Heredity 44:105-107, 1953.

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