I'm thinking of adopting a shelter 2yr old chi-min pin mix what do you think?what type of hereditary problems can I possible expect?
Type of Animal: chi-min pin mix
Age: 2 yrs
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!The fact that this is a mixed breed dog, and NOT purebred - makes this type of issue a lot less likely!With that said, what do smaller breed dogs get more commonly over life?- Mitral valve degeneration and heart murmurs- Tracheal irritation and maybe tracheal collapseThese are not really hereditary in nature to the point where you should have major concerns here - again - being a mixed breed you are MUCH LESS likely to have genetic problems!I hope this helps!_____________________________________________________________________Please click "ACCEPT" if the information I have provided has been of help so I receive credit for my work. Bonuses are always welcome and appreciated. Thank you. The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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