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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.




Animal Immunities And Instinct



Bears and dogs are of the same suborder “caniformia”, but did you know...


Human History vs. Animal Genetics



We plan pet pedigrees but what do you know about your own genetic history?


Our Future In Dogs



Have you thought about the future of dog breeders, dog shows, and...?


Fighting Is In Our Genes



Genetics, environment and friends affect human behavior as much as in our animals.


Dogs Revered In Myth And Religion



The dog is significant in all cultures as a "most mentioned" animal species.


Canine Distemper And Wolf Coat Color



Is coat color related to immunity of canine distemper and mating preferences??


Strangest Thing About Dogs



The dog is a carnivore that protects plant-eating humans.


Why You Have Fangs and Claws



Ever think about why some species have different shaped teeth and feet?


Marvelous Mule, Genetic Anomaly



The nuts and bolts of mule genetics, the hybrid that built America!


Wolf In Your Dog



What is the origin of the dog? Was he a wolf or was he always a dog?


Is The Purebred Dog In Decline?



Dog fanciers have new perspectives and genetic insight on the future of dogs.


Dog Breeders Future Is Our Past



The Breeder’s duty is preserving TYPE as described in the Breed Standard.


What Is The Dog Genetically?



Lanting on genetic confusion of dogs and dog-like animals because of words such as hybrid, etc...


Bats, Dogs And Flying Dinosaurs



When your dog does something ‘almost human’, think about flying dinosaurs!


Genetic X Factor


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 Moretto


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


How A Dog Looks At You

You have seen ‘the look’, it is the look of total adoration and it is in his genes. Nothing you could do or say would change this dog’s view of you.


Introduction To CHG

Dogs can be born with Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter Part 1 of 4


About CHG (Goiter)

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


Genetic Problems Solved

Minimize heart, eyes, VWD and structural defects while preserving breed type.


Popular Misconceptions

A genetic perspective on external appearances in show dogs.


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Critical Puppy Stages

New owner or seasoned breeder, you will be amazingly enlightened by this short Video and short, science-based information from birth to young adult.


Missing Testicle Study

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


Congenital Disorders

Inherited factors in 148 breeds!



Types, genetic indications, treatment.



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


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.


Brave New World

The most understandable article on canine genetics.


Preventing Hip Dysplasia

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



The testes isn't "missing" Haggerty explains.


Canaan Dog History

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



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


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"!


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.


Future Of Purebred Dogs

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


Health Certification (1)

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


Canine Health Testing (2)

OFA, CERF, CHIC, CHF have inherently fatal flaws... Part 2


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 Inbreeding, Outcrossing, and Backcrossing.


Creation-Evolution Mystery

Unlike any other species, dogs did not evolve, they came already programmed to serve mankind.


Dogs Changed Human Evolution

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


Engineering For PRA

Seeing Eye's cross-bred Lab-Goldens immune to Progressive Retinal Atrophy!


Hip X-Ray Accuracy

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


Breeder Considerations

Environmental influences can alter canine DNA.


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!

The first Pointer cross-breeding to promote genetic Low Uric Acid.


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.


Piece Work Dogs?

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


Acute Respiratory Disease

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


Saving Purebred Dogs

Standards dictate performance and so does NASCAR! How design change affects form and function!


Purity of Purebreds

Are foreign or Designer Dogs as genetically pure as AKC 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

Practical, series on the ABCs of DNA and chromosomes that is easy to understand.


Canine Coat Color (2)

Liver, blue, grizzled, recently discovered K locus, by scientist, AKC Judge.


Canine Coat Color (3)

Yellow coat color allows no dark pigment in South African Boerboels....


Lens Luxation In The Dog

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


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.


Dog DNA Helps Humans

You dog's DNA could provide a model for combating human diseases. EST 1998 #2007200821022302


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