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For many years, Agria Animal Insurance, Sweden (Agria Djurförsäkring, Stockholm, Sweden) has supported veterinary research and provided statistics on diagnoses for health and life claims to Swedish breed clubs. Since 1995, Agria has collaborated with and funded researchers, from universities in Sweden and other countries, to produce over 35 scientific publications on descriptive and analytical research from their database. Since 2002, continuing their devotion to the health and well-being of dogs and their ongoing cooperation with the Swedish Kennel Club, Agria has produced information on both health care and life insurance claims in a format requested by and developed in consultation with breed clubs. The data and analysis are similar to those used in numerous refereed scientific publications. Initially, information from 1995-2002 was compiled on 80 breeds and Mixed Breeds on 11 CDs (see the Agria Dog Breed Profiles ). The CDs were given free to those breed clubs and remaining copies are available to the public. Subsequently, the material has been developed into an even more accessible form - the Updates. These are given to Swedish breed clubs, and the information is incorporated into various health programs. CONTENT UPDATED: 9-13-2019 Updates (2006-2011) for 122 breeds are available in our Downloads or links through our Pedigreed Dogs database (access is restricted to Advanced Members and IPFD Partners). Updates (2011-2016) for 188 breeds are also available in our Downloads. Read the first few pages of the 2011-2016 breed profile documents for information on the sources and methods utilized for calculations represented in the presented data. Links to the 2011-2016 Agria breed profiles will be added to the Pedigreed dogs database. You can view a list of breeds and available insurance data here: Agria breed profiles - 2006-2011 and 2011-2016 - DogWellNet.pdf Click the following link for an overview of the Agria Updated Dog Breed Statistics from 2006-2011 (Description; Background Information and Hints on Interpretation): Description and Background to the Agria Updated Dog Breed Statistics 2006-2011.pdf. This information is also included in the downloadable file for each breed. Download an FAQ document for the Agria Dog Breed Statistics here: Agria Dog Breed Statistics FAQs.pdf a.m. 9-13-2019 - PLEASE NOTE: the 2011-2016 Agria breed profile file links shown in the table below are currently available only by special permission. Stay tuned for further details regarding access! Or make a request to email@example.com. Breed Name 2006 – 2011 (122 breeds) 2011-2016 (188 breeds) Affenpinscher: 2011-2016 Afghan Hound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Airdale Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Akita: 2011-2016 Alaskan Husky: 2011-2016 Alaskan Malamute: 2011-2016 American Akita: 2011-2016 American Bulldogg: 2011-2016 American Cocker Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 American Staffordshire Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Australian Cattledog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Australian Kelpie: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Australian Shepherd: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Australian Terrier: 2011-2016 Basenji: 2011-2016 Basset Artésien Normand: 2011-2016 Basset Fauve De Bretagne: 2011-2016 Basset Hound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Beagle: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bearded Collie: 2011-2016 Beauceron: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bedlington Terrier: 2011-2016 Bernese Mountain Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bichon Frise: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bichon Havanais: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bolognese: 2011-2016 Border Collie: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Border Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Borzoi: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Boston Terrier: 2011-2016 Bouvier des Flandres: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Boxer: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Briard: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Brittany Dog: 2011-2016 Bull Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Bullmastiff: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Cairn Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Cane Corso: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Cardigan & Pembroke Welsh Corgi: 2011-2016 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Chihuahua: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Chinese Crested: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Chow Chow: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Cocker Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Collie Rough: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Collie Smooth: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Coton de Tuléar: 2011-2016 Curly Coated Retriever: 2011-2016 Dachshunds Miniature: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Dachshunds Standard: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Dalmatian: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Danish-Swedish Farmdog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Dobermann: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Dogo Argentino: 2011-2016 Douge de Bordeaux: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Drever: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Dutch Shepherds: 2011-2016 East Siberian Laika: 2006-2011 2011-2016 English Bulldog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 English Pointer: 2011-2016 English Setter: 2006-2011 2011-2016 English Springer Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Eurasian: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Finnish Hound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Finnish Lapphund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Finnish Spitz: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Flat Coated Retriever: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Fox Terriers: 2006-2011 2011-2016 French Bulldog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 German Hunting Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 German Pointers: 2006-2011-long haired, 2006-2011-short haired, 2006-2011-wire haired 2011-2016 German Shepherd Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 German Spitz Klein: 2011-2016 German Spitz Mittel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Golden Retriever: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Gordon Setter: 2011-2016 Great Dane: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Great Pyrenees: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Greater Swiss Mountain Dog: 2011-2016 Greyhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Griffons: 2011-2016 Groenendael: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Halleforshund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Hamilton Hound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Hovawart: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Hungarian Vizsla Shorthair: 2011-2016 Icelandic Sheepdog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Irish Red Setter: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Irish Terrier: 2011-2016 Irish Wolfhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Italian Greyhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Jack Russell Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Japanese Chin: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Japanese Spitz: 2011-2016 Karelian Bear Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Keeshond: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Kerry Blue Terrier: 2011-2016 King Charles Spaniel: 2011-2016 Kooiker Hound: 2011-2016 Kromfohrländer: 2011-2016 Kuvasz: 2011-2016 Labrador Retriever: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Lagotto Romagnolo: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Lakeland Terrier: 2011-2016 Lancashire Heeler: 2011-2016 Landseer: 2011-2016 Lapponian Herder: 2011-2016 Leonberger: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Lhasa Apso: 2011-2016 Löwchen: 2011-2016 Malinois: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Maltese: 2011-2016 Mastiff: 2011-2016 Miniature Bull Terrier: 2011-2016 Miniature Pinscher: 2011-2016 Mixed Breed: 2011-2016 Münsterländer Small: 2011-2016 Newfoundland: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Norfolk terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Norrbottenspitz: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Norwegian Buhund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Norwegian Elkhound Grey: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Norwegian Lundehund: 2011-2016 Norwich Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Old English Sheepdog: 2011-2016 Papillon: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Parson Russell Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Pekingese: 2011-2016 Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Phalene: 2011-2016 Pinscher: 2011-2016 Plott: 2011-2016 Polish Lowland Sheepdog: 2011-2016 Pomeranian: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Poodle Miniature: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Poodle Standard: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Poodle Toy: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Portuguese Water Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Pug: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Puli: 2011-2016 Pumi: 2011-2016 Pyrenean Sheepdog: 2011-2016 Rhodesian Ridgeback: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Rottweiler: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Russian Toy: 2011-2016 Salukis: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Samoyed: 2011-2016 Schapendoes: 2011-2016 Schiller Hound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Schipperke: 2011-2016 Schnauzers Giant: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Schnauzers Miniature: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Schnauzers Standard: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Scottish Deerhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Scottish Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Shar Pei: 2011-2016 Shetland Sheepdog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Shiba: 2011-2016 Shih Tzu: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Siberian Husky: 2011-2016 Slovensky Kopov: 2011-2016 Smålands Hound: 2011-2016 Small Brabant Griffon: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Spanish Water Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 St Bernhard: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Stabyhoun: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Staffordshire Bull Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Swedish Elkhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Swedish Lapphund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Swedish Vallhund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Swedish White Elkhound: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Swiss Hounds: 2011-2016 Tervueren: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Tibetan Mastiff: 2011-2016 Tibetan Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Tibetan Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Volpino Italiano: 2011-2016 Wachtelhund: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Weimaraner: 2011-2016 Welsh Springer Spaniel: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Welsh Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 West Highland White Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016 West Siberian Laika: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Whippet: 2011-2016 White Swiss Shepherd Dog: 2006-2011 2011-2016 Yorkshire Terrier: 2006-2011 2011-2016
See the September 2016 IPFD Presentation to the Kennel Club's Breed Health Coordinators 2.45 MB · 0 downloads IPFD_Presentation to KC BHCs Sept 2016_post meeting notes_for DWN-web.pdf Are you involved in a dog club for your breed? Would you like to share information from your kennel club, breed club or country with DogWellNet.com? Already a DogWellNet.com Member? Sign In, make sure your profile is up-to-date and see Next Steps, below. Visiting us as a guest? Sign Up to participate. Sign Up is open to the public and new participants automatically become DogWellnet.com Members Members of DogWellNet have access to content including our partner organizations' work on breed management strategies, articles and health data on breeds located throughout the world. Members can participate in Member Forums, may comment on material and have access to some content that is not available to those viewing the site as a guest. Register at http://dogwellnet.com/register/ to become a DogWellNet Member! Please make sure you fill in your profile. Help is available to set up your account. Next Steps: Contact us if you want to actively participate in providing content. How? Contact us at https://dogwellnet.com/contact/ Who? We are especially keen to connect with Breed Club or other Health Committee representatives or others looking at health and breeding issues. Why? Our goal is to facilitate the sharing of expertise and resources and to profile the good work done being done throughout the dog world with the focus on 'Sharing and Caring for Dogs'. What? Have a look through information in the Pedigreed Dogs database, e.g. check out the Irish Wolfhound to see the type of information we are trying to build. Do you have breed-specific information to share - links, health surveys, seminar presentations, breed management strategies (e.g. RAS and JTO), research papers or projects, etc. etc. A key goal of DogWellNet.com is to promote and facilitate international collaboration. Our purpose is to provide expert commentary and guidance in interpretation and use of information pertaining to dog health and welfare topics and issues. JOIN US! to collaborate with the global dog world on DogWellNet.com - the web platform of the International Partnership for Dogs - as we work to enhance the health, well-being and welfare of dogs.
2019 Lewis TW, Mellersh CS. Changes in mutation frequency of eight Mendelian inherited disorders in eight pedigree dog populations following introduction of a commercial DNA test. Plos One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209864 DNA Testing - General Subject: DNA Testing Type: Research Journal/Source: peer-reviewed research publication Authors/Researchers: University, Kennel Club (IPFD Partners); HGTD Participants Recommended For: Veterinarians, Owners/Breeders This study is one of the very few to investigate the impact of DNA testing on changing a dog population's disease risk. The research looked at determining changes in frequency of disease causing mutations (how common a mutant gene is in a population) as a result of breeding-pair selection based on DNA test results. The results indicated that there has been an overall decline in disease causing mutations in the 8 diseases in 8 breeds investigated. While the paper recognises that there can be variations in how quickly a disease is reduced or eliminated (such as breed population size), it concluded that where dog breeders appear to incorporate DNA test results as part of breeding plans, there is success in decreasing the frequency of mutation. The study looked at: prcd-PRA in Labrador Retriever and Cocker Spaniel, HC in Staffordshire Bull Terriers, EIC in Labrador Retriever, PLL in Mini-Bull Terrier, EF and DE/CC in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, PRA rcd-4 in Gordon, and Irish Setter, and spinocerebellar ataxia in Parson Russell Terrier. Within the UK at least, this represents a spectrum of large and small breeds, and generally "known" diseases within the breeds. 2019 Lewis TW, Mellersh CS. Changes in mutation frequency of eight Mendelian inherited disorders in eight pedigree dog populations following introduction of a commercial DNA test. Plos One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209864 See also: Nearly 20 Years of DNA Testing – What Can We Learn? : IPFD CEO's blog post with discussion of wider implications of the study's approach and findings; based on Ian Seath's commentary (Dog-ED: Social Enterprise) with a breeder/health council perspective on the article above. IPFD Harmonization of Genetic Testing (HGTD) and search on the mentioned diseases for more information on the the condition, phenes, tests and more.
This article contains information from the AKC's Delegate's newsletter, Perspectives along with an article from OFA, How the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) is tackling inherited disorders in the USA: Using hip and elbow dysplasia as examples. We are delighted to share an article by Dr. Jerold S. Bell, DVM along with a video presentation given on the topic, Maintaining and Improving Breeds. DWN extends our thanks to Dr. Jerold S. Bell & Edmund Dziuk for sharing with the DWN community!