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The Saarlooswolfdog can be affected with two eye impediments.
Retinal degeneration or Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) and Cataract.
Of course, there are also exceptions on these diseases.
Also two carriers are necessary to get sufferers. Or, one sufferer and a free dog.
Unfortunately, testing is not possible to find out if the dogs are carriers.
Therefore, examination of the eyes is very important, even if the dogs are not used for breeding.
It gives a good overview of what is in the lines so that you can be aware of the diseases during breeding.

The page of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
This is where eye specialists have been trained and united in order to have permission
to examine the dogs eyes for the Raad van Beheer officially