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yes and no. tigers, cats, and other animals can get it. some animals cannot though

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Where can you see pictures of animals with Down syndrome?

Look in the mirror.


Can animals such as dogs and cats get Down syndrome?

No that is only in humans I'm not sure animals can actually have down syndrome, but they can always have birth disorders. Although there is also one recorded case of a cat believed to have down syndrome. Heres the link if your Interested- http://www.itchmo.com/taking-care-of-a-cat-diagnosed-with-down-syndrome-1523 Alex and Amelia 'Down's Syndrome' is technically when there is three 21 chromosomes in a human. Therefore, no other animals can have 'Down's Syndrome' specifically. Other animals can, however, have three of other chromosomes and have a similar physical defect, although they rarely are able to survive in the wild.


Can animals have down sydrome?

Im not sure animals can actually have down syndrome, but they can always have birth disorders. Although there is also one recorded case of a cat believed to have down syndrome. Heres the link if your Interested- http://www.itchmo.com/taking-care-of-a-cat-diagnosed-with-down-syndrome-1523 Alex and Amelia


How were people with Down syndrome treated back in the day?

...like animals:(...


Can a male with Down syndrome and a female with Down syndrome have a child with Down syndrome?

approximately half of the offspring of someone with Down syndrome also have the syndrome themselves


Is Down syndrome the same as Turner syndrome?

Down Syndrome and Turner Syndrome are two completely different places. Even though this is not how i found out, the clue is in Down Syndrome and Turner Syndrome.


Can you get Down syndrome at the age of 1?

No, you cannot. Down syndrome is a syndrome that is with you from birth.


Is Down Syndrome inherited?

Most cases of down syndrome are not inherited. Translocation Down syndrome can be inherited.


Where is down syndrome on your body?

Down Syndrome Is In Your Brain.


What are diagnosis for down syndrome?

Down syndrome IS the diagnosis.


Can down syndrome be cured?

No, Down syndrome is permanent.


If you have Down syndrome can you ever have a child who does not have Down syndrome?

That depends. Men with Down syndrome have been shown to be sterile, while women with Down syndrome are capable of carrying a child, with 50% likelihood that the child will be born with Down syndrome.


How preventable is down syndrome in the community?

how is down syndrome preventable?


Is down syndrome lethal?

It depends on how bad the down syndrome is


Can be cured form down syndrome?

No, Down Syndrome is permanent.


How does a person get down syndrome?

Down Syndrome is an inherited condition. You cannot "get" Down Syndrome, it isn't contagious. A person is born with it.


Will a women with down syndrome have a child with down syndrome?

Women with Down Syndrome are frequently unable to conceive (50-70%). Their children have about a 50-50 chance of having Down syndrome.


Can a girl with down syndrome have a boyfriend?

Yes, a girl with Down syndrome can have a boyfriend, and many do. People with Down syndrome have the same relationship needs as people without Down syndrome.


Is Angelman syndrome the same as Down syndrome?

Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder, as is Down syndrome. But they are not the same. Angelman Syndrome involves a deletion of Chromosome 15, whereas people with Down syndrome have an extra copy of Chromosome 21.


How many people in Canada have Down syndrome?

According to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society there are approx 35,000 Canadians with Down Syndrome.


Does Barbara Walters have Down syndrome?

No, Barbara Walters does not have Down syndrome.


Is Down syndrome a emotional disorder?

down syndrome is not an emptional disorder


Is down syndrome constitutional?

is down syndrome acquired genetic disease


Is down syndrome caused by premature birth?

Down syndrome is not caused by premature birth. Down syndrome is present in the embryo from the time of conception. Down syndrome, in contrast, may lead to premature birth.


What is another name for Down syndrome?

Well Down Syndrome is sometimes called Up Syndrome because most kids with Down Syndrome are very happy.Trisomy 21