At 11:20 AM -0400 4/26/99, Gina Bisco wrote:
>Please note that despite being an old breed the ES breed does not have a
>long history of CERF exams, so it is not known what eye disorders might
>be found once more eye exams are done. There are no eye problems listed
>in Padgett's book for the ES, and the ES is not listed in my copy of the
>CERF book. We have had a couple of eye problems reported on the ES-list,
>one ES diagnosed with Pannus and another with SARDs. But other than
>that, there is nothing reported yet that I know of.
I was talking to an ES breeder last night who has one pup right now
who was born with one bad eye. She didn't say exactly what was wrong with
it but it is blind in that eye, anyway. This is a breeder who does no sort
of health tests so we'll never know more about this pup's condition (unless
whoever buys it pursues the problem with their Vet....