Facing Breed Related Diseases as a Vet ; Practical & Ethical Aspects

2010 WSAVA Congress Proceedings

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Facing Breed Related Diseases as a Vet–Practical and Ethical Aspects
Jerold S. Bell, DVM
North Grafton, MA, USA

Responsibilities of Veterinarians

With each hereditary issue, we as a veterinary profession are being called upon to determine what is “normal”, what is “abnormal”, and what screening tests can be performed to allow selection away from disease causing phenotypes. . . . → Read More: Facing Breed Related Diseases as a Vet ; Practical & Ethical Aspects

Inherited Diseases in Dogs : Cambridge University

This web site contains a guide to diseases/conditions of pure bred dogs which are likely to be transmitted wholly or partly through a genetic mechanism.

* Search the Inherited Diseases in Dogs Database

The site is not designed as a diagnostic system, and I cannot offer individual veterinary advice. If you suspect that your dog is suffering from . . . → Read More: Inherited Diseases in Dogs : Cambridge University

Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding (U.K.)

Press release – Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding

After a ten month long inquiry, Professor Sir Patrick Bateson FRS called for a non-statutory Advisory Council on Dog Breeding, changes in the law including a requirement for all puppies to be micro-chipped prior to sale, and an up-graded Accredited Breeder Scheme. Continue reading Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding (U.K.)