Syringomyelia(SM) and Chiari-like malformation (CM) form the most serious and widespread inherited conditions in Brussels Griffons and other toy breeds. Look for Kennel Club Assured Breeders who test for both conditions and provide certification for this and other BVA/KC listed conditions.
The more inherited conditions tested for the better..
A Kennel Club Assured Breeder should health screen prior to breeding, and should be happy to show you the test results.
Learn more about SM / CM: Dr Clare Rusbridge – canine neuro
SM / CM Support: Friends of Lola