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A form of hereditary cerebellar ataxia has recently been described in the Norwegian Buhund dog breed. This study aimed to identify the genetic cause of the disease. Whole-genome sequencing of two Norwegian Buhund siblings diagnosed with progressive cerebellar ataxia was carried out, and sequences...

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Jenkins, C. A.; Kalmar, L.; Matiasek, K.; Mari, L.; Kyöstilä, K.; Lohi, H.; Schofield, E. C.; Mellersh, C. S.; Risio, L. de; Ricketts, S. L.
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Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2020, 16, 1,
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13 year-old male dog with complaints of fever, loss of appetite, stagnation as well as respiratory signs such as purulent nasal and eye discharge, cough and neurologic signs including apathy, ataxia, quadriplegia, muscular atrophy and myoclonus which admitted to the Animal Hospital of Faculty of...

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Gülersoy, E.; Ok, M.; Sevinç, M.; Durgut, M. K.; Naseri, A.
Publisher
Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Citation
Kocatepe Veterinary Journal, 2020, 13, 2, pp 224-227
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Canine degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a late-onset, progressive, neurodegenerative dis - order with a fatal outcome, occurring in a vast number of dog breeds. Most dogs are at least eight years of age when they begin to show clinical signs, starting with general proprioceptive ataxia in the hind...

Author(s)
Boeykens, F.; Peelman, L.; Bhatti, S.; Broeckx, B. J. G.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2020, 89, 5, pp 253-261
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Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (CDM) is an incurable, chronic, slow progressive, autoimmune disease of the canine spinal cord affecting older dogs, medium to large breeds. Etiopathogenesis is still unknown but the latest data show that mutation of superoxide dismutase 1 gene (SOD1) is known to...

Author(s)
Fiszdon, K.; Gruszczyńska, J.; Siewruk, K.
Publisher
Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Zootechnica, 2020, 19, 1, pp 3-10
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Background and Aim: Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a multisystem toxicosis caused by the ingestion of warm water marine species. Dogs and cats are susceptible to CFP, but there is little published and much unknown about the condition in these species. This study aims to describe the syndrome of...

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Gray, M. J.; Gates, M. C.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2020, 13, 2, pp 372-385
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Canine distemper is a highly contagious, infectious, viral disease that mainly affects dogs and generates eye, respiratory, gastrointestinal and neurological disorders. There is no specific treatment for the virus and many times the animals do not respond positively to conventional treatments, with ...

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Pereira, A. B.; Paiva, A. M.; Silva, A. M.; Costa e Silva, M.
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Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Fortaleza, Brazil
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Ciência Animal, 2020, 30, Suppl. 1, pp 58-68
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An eight year old German shepherd bitch was presented with history of fever, head tilt and vomiting. Animal was unable to balance with signs of incoordination, falling, proprioceptive deficits and nystagmus. Hematological examination revealed severe neutrophilic leukocytosis. Biochemical parameters ...

Author(s)
Neetu Saini; Mathapati, P. V.; Sujata Turkar; Uppal, S. K.; Dipak Deka
Publisher
Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice, Lucknow, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Canine Practice, 2019, 11, 1, pp 18-20
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5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is used in combination chemotherapy protocols for human head and neck cancer and other epithelial neoplasms. However, a paucity of literature describing use of this drug in veterinary oncology exists, likely due to previous reports of fatal neurotoxicity in both dogs and cats, ...

Author(s)
Menard, K.; Flesner, B. K.; Glahn, A.; Boudreaux, B.; Bryan, J. N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2018, 16, 4, pp 590-595
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A spayed, female Shetland sheepdog diagnosed with Hansen type II inter vertebral disc disease showed progressive ataxia and loss of bark. Superoxide dismutase (SOD) 1 mutation analysis confirmed homozygous mutation. The dog died from insufficient breathing on day 859, necropsy was carried out, and...

Author(s)
Goda, M.; Miya, Y.; Mie, K.; Chambers, J.; Uchida, K.; Akiyoshi, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 72, 1, pp 43-47
Abstract

Canine distemper is spread throughout the world and is one of the most serious and fatal viral diseases in domestic dogs which can affect other carnivores. As a multisystemic disease, it causes respiratory, gastrointestinal, cutaneous, and neurologic signs that may occur simultaneously or not, and...

Author(s)
Aguiar, E. C.; Teófilo, T. da S.; Costa, A. C. C.; Martins, N. dos S.; Oliveira, R. M.; Magalhães, I. de F. B.; Torres, M. A. O.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2017, 11, 3, pp 157-161

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