Muscular Dystrophy in Rottweilers
|By Lew Olsen • Summer 2000 Newsletter
|The hardest issue for any breeder to recognize and confront is a problem in their own bloodlines. It is a tough decision to be open and honest with problems we discover in our own puppies and be willing to share this publically. My hope in sharing this information is that some breeders will recognize this problem as something they have seen before and contact me so more information can be gathered. My other expectation is to encourage breeders not to put these puppies down, but to understand they can live a good life. Please don’t discard them just because they have a different appearance than other Rottweilers or for fear people will discover you may have a health issue in some your puppies.
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