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CANINE GENETICS

 

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.

 

  

 

 

 

Being A Dog Breeder

Learn from diagnostic reality shared by a top French Bulldog breeder after weeks of intensive care for a very special puppy.

 

Introduction To CHG

Dogs are one of the few species that are born with Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter Part 1 of 4

 

About CHG (Goiter)

CHG is a "rare" fatal genetic defect in newborns. Dr. Fyfe explains ... Pt 2 of 4

 

Cryptorchid-Monorchid

Of course the testes isn't missing, it is retained, Capt Haggerty explains.

 

Congenital Disorders

The X-Factor was born and bred in the genes of the 3 All-Time Top Akita Sires, Sachmo, BigSon, Widow-Maker, and generations of Chilean Champions by Maurizio MorettoInherited factors in 148 breeds!

 

Genetic X Factor

Is it a secret?  No.  It's the one gene you need to know about..

 

DNA Smokescreen

Just when you understand phenotype & genotype, there's common sense.

 

Legg Calve Perthes

A disintegration of the rear leg bone, usually found in smaller dogs.

 

INHERITED DISEASE

 

Hereditary health problems that can be reduced or reliably bred out through stringent genetic testing.

 

Future Of Purebred Dogs

Is it genetics? Breeder dedication? The parent club? AKC? Or is it respect for breed type?

 

Health Certification (1)

The sick truth behind non-genetic health certifications. Prt 1

 

Canine Health Testing (2)

OFA, CERF, CHIC, CHF have inherently fatal flaws in moral and genetic logic. Prt 2

 

To top breeders a pedigree analysis is more important than DNA because a top breeder can “read” genetic soundness.Reading Pedigrees

Can be revealing to breeders who know how to read "the lines"!

 

Why Dogs Talk To Us

We take it for granted but it is a unique  interspecies communication!

 

Turn Dogs Into Canaries

Did you agree to submit your dog as a test subject?

 

Heredity: Was Darwin Wrong?

How breeders can control genes to determine coat, size, color, health.

 

Successful Dog Breeding

Group Judge on Linebreeding, Inbreeding, Outcrossing, and Backcrossing.

 

The Wolf In Your Dog

What is the origin of the dog? Was he always a dog? Professionals don't know and few agree.

 

Canaan Dog History

The ancient Dog of Israel is gaining popularity, pictorial by All-Breeds judge.

 

Creation-Evolution Mystery

Unlike anything else on the planet, dogs did not evolve, they came already programmed to serve mankind.

 

Dogs Changed Human Evolution

How meat-eating wolves helped human herbivores; wolf-campfire myth debunked.

 

Engineering For PRA

The Seeing Eye develops cross-bred Lab-Goldens immune to Progressive Retinal Atrophy PRA!

 

Lens Luxation In The Dog

Breeds Affected, Mode of Inheritance, genetic testing, Advice, References.

 

Dalmatian DNA Tests

May eliminate high uric acid, a genetic defect for bladder stones.

 

Dalmatian LUA Genetic Solution

AKC must admit (low uric acid) dogs into gene pool!

 

LUA Dalmatians Go AKC!

Complex history on the first Pointer cross-breeding to promote genetic Low Uric Acid.

 

Dog DNA Helps Humans

You dog's DNA could provide a model for combating human diseases.

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Missing Testicle Study

"University" study to find and eliminate gene for missing testicle is a farce.

 

Brave New World

One of the most understandable articles on the complexities of canine genetics.

 

Preventing Hip Dysplasia

CHD isn't just about genetics and x-rays so what IS the key to good hips?

 

Hip X-Ray Accuracy

New x-ray position shows joint laxity, more reliably predicts hip dysplasia.

 

Epilepsy-Seizures

types of seizure, genetic indications, other causes, epilepsy treatment.

 

Breeder Considerations

Genetic mutations and environmental influences can alter canine DNA.

 

The Emperor's Genetics

A genetic perspective on external appearances in show dogs.

 

Babe, Real-life Genetics

taught by a Springer Spaniel, a half-breed father, and a child’s love.

 

Breeding Choices

Multi-Group Judge compares the dog show ring to the Arabian horse fancy.

 

Canine Infertility Disease

What causes this devastating problem in fixed-goal breeding plans.

 

What Is Dog Genetically?

International judge explains domestic dog origination with wolf, dingo photos.

 

Piece Work Dogs?

Multi-Group Judge on genetic virtues of a balanced breeding program.

 

ACQUIRED DISEASE

 

A non-genetic problem caused by injury, environment or contagion which may be better managed.

 

Acute Respiratory Disease

This gene found in two dog breeds may help human lung research.

 

Saving Purebred Dogs

Breed Standards dictate performance and so does NASCAR! Meet the divers and learn how the slightest design change affects form and function!

 

Genetic Problems Solved

Words of Wisdom for dog breeders! If only it were this simple.

 

Purity of Purebreds

Are foreign or Designer Dog bloodlines as genetically pure as AKC registered stock?

 

Genetics Applied

Breed healthy, typey dogs, not canine caricatures with numbers and letters.

 

Hendrix Genetics Applied

Amazing advances on a sustainable food supply can impact canine health.

 

New Term For Crop-Dock

Newspeak invades purebred dogs, potentially altering canine genetics.

 

Genetic Diversity DNA

Breakthrough test at U C Davis’ Laboratory in Standard Poodles DNA.

 

Canine Coat Color (1)

Practical, understandable series on the ABCs of DNA and chromosomes.

 

Canine Coat Color (2)

Liver, blue, grizzled coat colors, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, breeder, International and AKC Judge.

 

Canine Coat Color (3)

For dog breeders, yellow coat color -ee alleles- which allows no dark pigment as in the South African Boerboels....

 

Painting The Gene Bank

A realistic look at genetic testing.  Better take valium before reading....

 

Canine Chromosomes

DNA mystifies most breeders but this makes a trillion cells countable.

 

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