What is Huu in English bulldogs?

Hyperuricosuria (HUU) means elevated levels of uric acid in the urine. This trait predisposes dogs to form stones in their bladders or sometimes kidneys. These stones often must be removed surgically and can be difficult to treat.

How much is a pure bulldog?

Currently, purebred Bulldog puppies are sold between $1,500 and $30,000 in the United States. That’s more or less twice the price of a Labrador Retriever, the most popular dog breed in the country. A purebred Lab puppy costs between $800 and $1200.

What does genetically cleared mean?

Extensive genetic testing and genome study in the past decades allowed to associate certain diseases with the mutation of certain genes. Thus, the results of genetic testing are typically reported as: Clear – the gene is not present and naturally, when used for breeding a Clear dog will not pass on the disease gene.

What is Huu clear in Bulldogs?

Hyperuricosuria is characterized by elevated levels of uric acid in the urine. This disease predisposes dogs to form stones in their bladders or sometimes kidneys. The trait can occur in any breed but is most commonly found in the Dalmatian, Bulldog and Black Russian Terrier.

How do you prevent Huu in dogs?

Veterinarians often recommend a low-purine diet for dogs with HUU. Purines are chemical compounds that form uric acid and uric acid crystals in dog urine when metabolized, and they can be found in many commercial dog foods. Have your vet recommend the best dog food for your pup’s condition.

What is the rarest color English bulldog?

What is the Rarest English Bulldog Color? Merle is rarest English Bulldog Color— but some Merle dogs are also prone to health issues such as blindness.

What does DNA clear mean in dogs?

Clear by Parentage allows breeders to certify any offspring as clear of a hereditary disease where the dam and sire have been DNA tested and cleared of that disease. It allows a dog that has not been tested for a particular disease to be “cleared” of that disease without having to be DNA disease tested.

Can a dad dog breed with his daughter?

Never crossbreed a father dog with its daughter. Although there are chances of having a healthy dog, the risk of ending up with a dog with serious health issues is even greater. Inbreeding reduces the offspring’s genetic variability, their life span and makes them more prone to hereditary diseases.