Dog Breeds With Reported Congenital Deafness*

Akita Dogo Argentino Pit Bull Terrier
American Bulldog English Bulldog Pointer
American-Canadian Shepherd English Cocker Spaniel Presa Canario
American Eskimo English Setter Puli
American Staffordshire Terrier Foxhound Rhodesian Ridgeback
Anatolian Shepherd Fox Terrier Rat Terrier
Australian Cattle Dog French Bulldog Rottweiler
Australian Shepherd German Shepherd Saint Bernard
Beagle German Shorthaired Pointer Samoyed
Bichon Frise Great Dane Schnauzer
Border Collie Great Pyrenees Scottish Terrier
Borzoi Greyhound Sealyham Terrier
Boston Terrier Havanese Shetland Sheepdog
Boxer Ibizan Hound Shih Tz
Brittney Spaniel Italian Greyhound Shropshire Terrier
Bulldog Jack/Parson Russell Terrier Siberian Husky
Bull Terrier Kuvasz Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Labrador Retriever Springer Spaniel
Catahoula Leopard Dog Lwchen Sussex Spaniel
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Maltese Tibetan Spaniel
Chihuahua Miniature Pinscher Tibetan Terrier
Chinese Crested Miniature Poodle Toy Fox Terrier
Chow Chow mongrel Toy Poodle
Cocker Spaniel Newfoundland Landseer Walker American Foxhound
Collie Norwegian Dunkerhound West Highland White Terrier
Coton de Tulear Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Whippet
Dalmatian Old English Sheepdog Yorkshire Terrier
Dappled Dachshund Papillon  
Doberman Pinscher Perro de Carea Leons (n=85)

*Note: dogs of any breed can have congenital deafness, from a variety of causes. Breeds with white pigmentation are most affected.

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