Inheritance of microphthalmia with coloboma in the Australian shepherd dog.

@article{Gelatt1981InheritanceOM,
  title={Inheritance of microphthalmia with coloboma in the Australian shepherd dog.},
  author={K N Gelatt and N G Powell and Kathleen Huston},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1981},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={1686-90}
}
Microphthalmia with coloboma behaves as an incompletely penetrant recessive trait in the merle Australian Shepherd dog. Microphthalmia and related anomalies occurred more often in merle dogs with predominate white than in merles with limited white hair coat. The study did not establish a genetic relationship between the amount of merling and microphthalmia… CONTINUE READING