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Enzo; the Golden Retriever Born With A Rare Genetic Mutation, And It Made Him Incredibly Adorable

Enzo is a special rescue dog who is not only adorable and cute but also because he has a rare genetic mutation that caused his facial fur to have a condition called “Pigmented Somatic Cell Mutation”. Although this mutation is not deadly or causes any serious health conditions, it only leads to having Enzo a black marking appear on his face.

Enzo’s owner and rescuer, Ella Castro told media that, “Golden retrievers are born usually with a base black coat which with a modifier gene turns their fur to golden color. Almost every dog has this modifier gene. Only for Enzo, he has a little stumble in his DNA sequence that erased that one part of his face from the traditional golden fur of the Golden Retrievers.”

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This is Enzo and he might steal your heart.

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Enzo was born with a rare genetic mutation that caused his face to have a back splotch on one side of it.

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Enzo, whose full name is Lorenzo deMedici Splotch Viola, is a little unusual from the other dog of his breed not only because of his special marking but also because he is quite huge.

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Enzo’s appearance has made him a little different from other dogs. However, like any other dog, he is a good boy who likes to play around in the mud.

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He likes to chew on sticks as well.

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Enzo’s family describes him as a very friendly dog. The owner told media, “He likes to greet joggers and other dogs. If somebody is too busy to reply back to his hello, he takes it as a personal offense.”

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If you look at Enzo’s eyes, they are clearly shouting these words, “I am 100 percent sure that you would like to stop working and start playing with me.”

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