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.
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!
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.
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.
A genetic perspective on external appearances in show dogs.
Missing Testicle Study
"University" study to find and eliminate gene for missing testicle is a farce.
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.
Inherited factors in 148 breeds!
Types, genetic indications, treatment.
Can be revealing to breeders who know how to read "the lines"!
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
Genetic X Factor
Is it a secret? No. It's the one gene you need to know about..
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.
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.
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.
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?
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....
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.
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