This article was written by Ann Hubbs for the GRCA Health and Genetics Committee.
Pigmentary Uveitis, a.k.a. Golden Retriever uveitis, is an important cause of blindness in Golden Retrievers. First described in scientific articles in 2000, anecdotal evidence suggests it has been a problem for much longer. This article explains what it is, its prevalence in Golden Retrievers, breeding considerations, and ongoing research.