Awareness, experiences, and opinions by owners, breeders, show judges, and veterinarians on canine Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS)
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Elina Åsbjer, Åke Hedhammar and Karolina Engdahl
4M ago
Exaggerated brachycephalic features have been highlighted over the last decade by their profound effect on the health and welfare of the affected dogs. The term brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS ..read more
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Demography, common disorders and mortality of Shih Tzu dogs under primary veterinary care in the UK
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Fiona Dale, Dave C. Brodbelt, Gabriella West, David B. Church, Yan Hui Lee and Dan G. O’Neill
6M ago
Shih Tzus are a popular dog breed in the UK although there is relatively little reported information on their health. This study aimed to characterise the demography, common disorders and mortality of Shih Tzu ..read more
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English Cocker Spaniels under primary veterinary care in the UK: disorder predispositions and protections
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Karolina S. Engdahl, Dave C. Brodbelt, Carla Cameron, David B. Church and Dan G. O’Neill
6M ago
The English Cocker Spaniel (ECS) is one of the most popular dog breeds in the UK but information on disorder predisposition and protection is limited. Using anonymised veterinary clinical data from the VetComp ..read more
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Is it now time to iron out the wrinkles? Health of Shar Pei dogs under primary veterinary care in the UK
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Dan G. O’Neill, Karolina S. Engdahl, Alice Leach, Rowena M. A. Packer, David B. Church and Dave C. Brodbelt
7M ago
The Shar Pei is a common dog breed with a distinctive appearance caused by hyaluronosis that has been linked with several health conditions. Anonymised primary-care veterinary clinical records were explored to ..read more
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Resequencing of the TMF-1 (TATA Element Modulatory Factor) regulated protein (TRNP1) gene in domestic and wild canids
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by James C. Sacco, Emma Starr, Alyssa Weaver, Rachel Dietz and Muhammad A. Spocter
8M ago
Cortical folding is related to the functional organization of the brain. The TMF-1 regulated protein (TRNP1) regulates the expansion and folding of the mammalian cerebral cortex, a process that may have been a ..read more
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Genomic analysis and prediction of genomic values for distichiasis in Staffordshire bull terriers
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Dina Jørgensen, Ernst-Otto Ropstad, Theodorus Meuwissen and Frode Lingaas
1y ago
Distichiasis is a condition characterized by aberrant hairs along the eyelid margins. The symptoms are usually mild but can lead to ulcerations and lesions of the cornea in severe cases. It is the most frequen ..read more
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Comprehensive analysis of geographic and breed-purpose influences on genetic diversity and inherited disease risk in the Doberman dog breed
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Claire M. Wade, Robin Nuttall and Sophie Liu
1y ago
Publicly available phenotype data and genotyping array data from two citizen science projects: “Doberman Health Surveys” and “The Doberman Diversity Project” were analyzed to explore relative homozygosity, div ..read more
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Demography, common disorders and mortality of Boxer dogs under primary veterinary care in the UK
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Dan G. O’Neill, Alison M. Skipper, Kate Barrett, David B. Church, Rowena M. A. Packer and Dave C. Brodbelt
1y ago
The Boxer is a popular dog breed with a distinctive appearance. However, the breed has been linked with several health conditions, some of which have been associated with its moderately brachycephalic conforma ..read more
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Demography and disorders of English Cocker Spaniels under primary veterinary care in the UK
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Karolina S. Engdahl, Dave C. Brodbelt, Carla Cameron, David B. Church, Åke Hedhammar and Dan G. O’Neill
1y ago
The English Cocker Spaniel (ECS) is a common family dog in the UK. This study aimed to describe demography, morbidity, and mortality in ECS under primary veterinary care in the UK during 2016 using data from t ..read more
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Cataracts in Havanese: genome wide association study reveals two loci associated with posterior polar cataract
Canine Medicine and Genetics
by Kim K. L. Bellamy and Frode Lingaas
1y ago
Cataract is considered an important health issue in Havanese, and studies indicate a breed predisposition. Possible consequences of cataracts include lens induced uveitis, reduced eyesight, and blindness in se ..read more
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