Relates inherited factors in 148 breeds, helps determine heritable incidence...
A disintegration of the rear leg bone(s), usually found in smaller dogs as opposed to hip dysplasia in large breeds.
Of course the testes are not missing, it
is more accurately termed retained testicles as
Capt Haggerty explains.
Hereditary health problems
can be reduced or reliably bred out through stringent genetic testing.
"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.
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
John C. Fyfe, DVM, Ph.D - How to
test, why to test, procedure and cost.
Pt 3 of 4
John C. Fyfe, DVM on the genetic basis and
causes of this deadly condition. Pt 4 of 4
Amazing advances provide a sustainable food supply
can impact canine health.
Fatal canine Distress Syndrome gene found in
two dog breeds may help human lung disease research.
Newspeak invades purebred dogs, corrupting terminology and potentially altering canine genetics.
available at U C Davis’ Laboratory in Standard Poodles DNA.
Practical, understandable 3 part series on the ABCs of DNA and chromosomes to control
blue, grizzled coat colors, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, breeder, International and AKC
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. Take valium before reading....
DNA mystifies most breeders but this makes a trillion cells countable.
may be deeply ingrained in the domesticate dog and can take many generations to
Unlike anything ... dogs did not evolve, it is the only animal that came to us already domesticated and 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.
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