Viral video brings attention to danger of breeding dogs to create trendy pets

A viral video is bringing attention to the dangers of breeding dogs to create trendy animals for profit.

Pegasus, a white Great Dane, is an example that breeding animals to look certain way can come with serious health consequences.

According to, the gene that causes Pegasus to be white can also cause deafness and blindness.

Pegasus was the only dog from her litter to survive through the puppy years.Dave Meinert adopted Pegasus and was told she may not live long. He decided to take a video of her each day, to truly cherish their time together.At this point, Pegasus is doing well.