By Amy TaitCNN| September 01, 2018 12:23:06As many as one in five pets in the United States are believed to be the result of genetic disorders, and a new research study suggests that some of those dogs may be genetically altered.
Researchers at the University of Texas-Austin used a database of more than 500,000 dogs from the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Pest Management Agency to look for dogs with genetic disorders and the associated diseases, which could lead to a potential genetic predisposition.
Researchers found that nearly half of the dogs they studied had genetic disorders linked to certain types of diseases, such as diabetes, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or allergies.
The study found that dogs with these disorders are more likely to be microchipped, and to be found in breeding facilities, breeding facilities with more than 10 dogs, or facilities where the owner is also an owner of dogs.
The researchers also looked at the dogs in their study, and found that some had been genetically altered at an early age, but had been adopted by their owners.
The scientists also found that the dogs were more likely than other dogs to be misidentified as being “puppies,” as well as have other health issues that might affect their health, including high blood pressure and arthritis.
Some of the diseases the dogs might have were linked to their owners’ medical conditions, such a heart condition, high cholesterol, and diabetes, said Dr. Sarah Fink, the lead author of the study.
The dog owners were also found to be more likely, on average, to have other diseases than the dogs that they had adopted.
For example, a dog that was adopted and later found to have a congenital heart defect could be more susceptible to diabetes, Fink said.
Another study by the same team found that many of the genes linked to genetic diseases are associated with health problems that dogs have in common, such obesity and diabetes.
The researchers believe that the genetic predispositions of these dogs may contribute to those conditions, Fisk said.
Researchers also identified more than 50 different types of dogs that were genetically altered, and said that some could be the genetic descendants of pets that were killed in the past.
One of the most common genetic disorders is cystic fibrosis, which can cause lung problems.
This causes the lungs to swell and expand.
Cystic fibres can also cause lung damage, leading to breathing problems, including lung infections and pneumonia.
Researchers identified more types of dog breeds that had genetic issues, including Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, Poodles, Poodle mixes, Chow Chow, and Staffordshire terriers.
The dogs were found to also have more genetic diseases than other breeds.
Researchers say that some dogs are genetically altered because they are not healthy enough for their owners to adopt them, which leads to some of the genetic issues they may have.
The study also found several different types in dogs that are not related to each other, which may explain why some dogs have genetic disorders that are common among different breeds, such allergies.
For instance, dogs with cystic Fibrosis tend to have smaller sizes, a smaller heart, and other health problems, such heart disease, obesity, and lung disease.
Some dogs are also born with other diseases, including cystic arthritis, and have been misidentified by owners as being a poodle, said Fink.
Fink said that dogs that carry the genetic disease may also carry other diseases that might cause health problems in humans, such type 2 diabetes, allergies, and autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.
She said that this could be a problem in the long term for people with genetic disease.
The authors said that the research could be helpful in helping to prevent future health problems for dogs and other animals.
The team said that more research is needed to understand how these diseases are caused and how genetic changes are responsible for those diseases.
The research is published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.