Dogs are one of the few species that are born with
this condition which may obstruct airways and prevent swallowing in which case
the puppy does not survive. Pt 1 of 4
CHG said to be a "rare" fatal
genetic defect in newborns. Dr. Fyfe explains ... Pt 2 of 4
John C. Fyfe, DVM, Ph.D - How to
test, why to test, procedure and cost. Pt 3 of 4
John C. Fyfe, DVM, the genetic basis and
causes of this deadly condition. Pt 4 of 4
Of course the testes are not missing, it is more accurately termed retained testicles or as this expert explains, cryptorchidism.
The Dog of Israel is gaining popularity and we are please to pictorially present the ancient-new breed by this All-Breeds judge.
Owners take for granted that dogs communicate with us without realizing it is the world’s only interspecies communication!
Are breed type and breed standards affected by fad breeding and judging? This Breeder-Judge compares the dog show ring to the Arabian horse fancy.
Newspeak invades purebred dogs, corrupting ear terminology from dropped to cropped and pricked to fixed, and potentially altering canine genetics.
For dog breeders, yellow coat color -ee alleles- which allows no dark pigment as in the South African Boerboels....
blue, grizzled coat colors, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, breeder, International and AKC
Practical, understandable 3 part series on the ABCs of DNA and chromosomes to control
Preventing CHD isn't just about genetics,
x-rays, and breeding sound dogs to sound dogs. We already know that doesn't
always work so what IS the key to good hips?
Breed Standards dictate performance and so does NASCAR! Meet the leaders in racing and learn first-hand how the slightest design change affects form and function!
available at U C Davis’ Laboratory in Standard Poodles DNA.
Is it genetics? Breeder dedication? The parent club? AKC? Or is it respect for breed type?
Is it a secret? No. It's the genetic X factor...
International judge explains domestic dog origination with wolf, dingo photos.
Both genetic mutations and environmental influence can alter canine DNA.
Words of Wisdom for dog breeders!
How meat-eating wolves helped human herbivores; wolf-campfire myth debunked.
Are foreign or Designer Dog bloodlines as genetically pure?
Breed dogs, not canine caricatures with numbers and letters.
types of seizure, genetic indications, onset, epilepsy treatment.
Can be revealing to breeders who know how to read "the lines"!
You dog's DNA could provide a model for combating human diseases.