The internet's first information on canine phenotype, genotype, DNA, and the importance of dietary and environmental influences when performing health tests and genetic screenings.
Learn from diagnostic reality shared by a top French Bulldog breeder after weeks of intensive care for a very special puppy.
Dogs are are born with Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter Part 1 of 4
is a "rare" fatal genetic defect in newborns. Dr. Fyfe explains. Pt 2 of 4
The testes isn't "missing" Haggerty explains.
Can be revealing to breeders who know how to read "the lines"!
Inherited factors in 148 breeds!
Types, genetic indications, treatment.
Just when you understand phenotype & genotype, there's common sense.
A disintegration of the rear leg bone, usually found in smaller dogs.
Is it genetics? The parent club? AKC? Or is it respect for breed type?
The sick truth behind non-genetic health certifications. Part 1
OFA, CERF, CHIC, CHF have inherently fatal flaws... Part 2
We take it for granted but it is a unique interspecies communication!
Did you agree to submit your dog as a test subject?
How breeders can control genes to determine coat, size, color, health.
Group Judge on Inbreeding, Outcrossing, and Backcrossing.
What is the origin of the dog? Was he always a dog? Professionals don't know and few agree.
The ancient Dog of Israel is gaining popularity, pictorial by All-Breeds judge.
Unlike any other species, dogs did not evolve, they came already programmed to serve mankind.
How meat-eating wolves helped human herbivores; campfire myth debunked.
Seeing Eye's cross-bred Lab-Goldens immune to Progressive Retinal Atrophy!
Breeds Affected, Mode of Inheritance, genetic testing, Advice, References.
Is it a secret? No. It's the one gene you need to know about..
May eliminate high uric acid, a genetic defect for bladder stones.
AKC must admit (low uric acid) dogs into gene pool!
The first Pointer cross-breeding to promote genetic Low Uric Acid.
You dog's DNA could provide a model for combating human diseases.
A genetic perspective on external appearances in show dogs.
"University" study to find and eliminate gene for missing testicle is a farce.
The most understandable article on canine genetics.
Minimize heart, eyes, VWD and structural defects while preserving breed type.
CHD isn't just about genetics and x-rays so what IS the key to good hips?
New x-ray position shows joint laxity, more reliably predicts hip dysplasia.
Environmental influences can alter canine DNA.
taught by a Springer Spaniel, a half-breed father, and a child’s love.
Multi-Group Judge compares the dog show ring to the Arabian horse fancy.
What causes this devastating problem in fixed-goal breeding plans.
International judge on domestic dog origination with wolf, dingo photos.
Multi-Group Judge on genetic virtues of a balanced breeding program.
This gene found in two dog breeds may help human lung research.
Standards dictate performance and so does NASCAR! How design change affects form and function!
Are foreign or Designer Dogs as genetically pure as AKC stock?
Breed healthy, typey dogs, not canine caricatures with numbers and letters.
Amazing advances on a sustainable food supply can impact canine health.
Newspeak invades purebred dogs, potentially altering canine genetics.
Breakthrough test at U C Davis’ Laboratory in Standard Poodles DNA.
Practical, understandable series on the ABCs of DNA and chromosomes.
Liver, blue, grizzled, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, AKC Judge.
Yellow coat color allows no dark pigment in South African Boerboels....
A realistic look at genetic testing. Better take valium before reading....
DNA mystifies most breeders but this makes a trillion cells countable.
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