OMIA:001296-9615 : Dwarfism, hypochondroplastic in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Irish Setter dwarfism

Inheritance: In the results from test matings, Hanssen et al. (1998) provided convincing evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:001296-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1998 Hanssen, I., Falck, G., Grammeltvedt, A.T., Haug, E., Isaksen, C.V. :
Hypochondroplastic dwarfism in the Irish setter. J Small Anim Pract 39:10-4, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9494928.

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