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Many breeds originate from a small number of animals, which leads to mating inside kinship. The result is numerous hereditary (genetic) diseases which are common in some breeds, for example, hip dysplasia (especially in German shepherds), epilepsy, ataxia, oculoskeletal dysplasia, among others.
Source of your dog
The dogs can be divided into crossbreeds and breeds with a pedigree and a new breed without a pedigree.
Non-doggie breeds (hybrids): they’re the result of a good unintended mating (crossing) of different varieties of dogs or dogs whose source is unknown.