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Instagram loves flat-faced dogs. But they're facing a health crisis and no one can agree how to save them. We talk to a breeder, the RSPCA, the AVA and an owner whose dog has been in and out of surgery her whole life. A thought-provoking video that highlights the challenges of brachycephalic breeds - from educating breeders, to the veterinarians who are inevitably called upon to treat dogs bred for exaggerated characteristics.
This article is for owners, breeders, breed club health managers and veterinarians. It covers some highlights of breed-specific heart conditions. Take home messages will be: Breed risks of general and specific conditions Health programs, pre-purchase and pre-breeding highlights/reminders Breed specific examples by country Cardiac disease, in many variations and forms, is frequently cited as being a condition of concern across different purebred dog breeds – and it is also a common clinical problem in dogs in general, including mixed breed
Resources for the Veterinary Community on DogWellNet.com. This is not a comprehensive listing - it is a starting point for finding relevant resources. Please visit the various areas of the site using the purple navigation bar and/or the Search function. April 2018: HGTD IS ONLINE! Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs. HGTD Quick Search Breed Test/Disease Lab/GTP For Clients: The HGTD's genetic Counselling Resources provides access to basic introductory articles on genetics, articles on application of genetics in breed health management a
Continuing with the initiatives of the IPFD Student Project, ‘A Veterinarian’s Role in the Ethics and Welfare of Breeding Dogs’, this interactive educational module was created entitled, “How Can You Promote Informed Decision-Making in Acquiring a Purebred Dog?” in collaboration with Jane Shaw, DVM, PhD, Colorado State University, and Brenda Bonnett, DVM, PhD, International Partnership for Dogs.