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 one of the few species that are born with Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter Part 1 of 4
CHG is a "rare" fatal genetic defect in newborns. Dr. Fyfe explains ... Pt 2 of 4
Of course the testes isn't missing, it is retained, Capt Haggerty explains.
Inherited factors in 148 breeds!
Is it a secret? No. It's the one gene you need to know about..
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? Breeder dedication? The parent club? AKC? Or is it respect for breed type?
The sick truth behind non-genetic health certifications. Prt 1
OFA, CERF, CHIC, CHF have inherently fatal flaws in moral and genetic logic. Prt 2
Can be revealing to breeders who know how to read "the lines"!
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 Linebreeding, 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 anything else on the planet, dogs did not evolve, they came already programmed to serve mankind.
How meat-eating wolves helped human herbivores; wolf-campfire myth debunked.
The Seeing Eye develops cross-bred Lab-Goldens immune to Progressive Retinal Atrophy PRA!
Breeds Affected, Mode of Inheritance, genetic testing, Advice, References.
May eliminate high uric acid, a genetic defect for bladder stones.
AKC must admit (low uric acid) dogs into gene pool!
Complex history on the first Pointer cross-breeding to promote genetic Low Uric Acid.
You dog's DNA could provide a model for combating human diseases.
"University" study to find and eliminate gene for missing testicle is a farce.
One of the most understandable articles on the complexities of canine genetics.
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.
types of seizure, genetic indications, other causes, epilepsy treatment.
Genetic mutations and environmental influences can alter canine DNA.
A genetic perspective on external appearances in show dogs.
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 explains 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.
Breed Standards dictate performance and so does NASCAR! Meet the divers and learn how the slightest design change affects form and function!
Words of Wisdom for dog breeders! If only it were this simple.
Are foreign or Designer Dog bloodlines as genetically pure as AKC registered 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 coat colors, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, breeder, International and AKC Judge.
For dog breeders, yellow coat color -ee alleles- which allows no dark pigment as in the 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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