A Layman's walk through basic canine genetics

The IFR booklet "A layman's walk through basic canine genetics.  Genetic diseases and the correlation with a reduced genetic diversity of the breed" is an edition by the IFR and meant for all amateurs, especially all breeders.  

It explains basic genetics in an easy to understand manner, goes into some of the genetic diseases that exist in the Rottweiler-breed and explains how the prevalency rate of these diseases is influenced by in- and linebreeding.   The booklet holds a strong warning against the ever more reduced genetic diversity of our breed. 

The booklet is available in PDF-format in English and in Spanish.       A printed version is available in English.    

The following link leads to the text in an online magazine format : http://www.genetics.rottweilerclub.be