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Regular physical activity is an important means of promoting health, both in people and their pets. Walking is the most common method used for dogs, but there is a lack of clarity on how much daily activity different breeds of dog require. Data from an online survey of UK dog owners were collected...

Author(s)
Pickup, E.; German, A. J.; Blackwell, E.; Evans, M.; Westgarth, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Nutritional Science, 2017, 6, pp e10
Abstract

This article reports on the diagnostic approaches done in an 8-year-old Afghan Hound weighing 29 kg, the dog had been coughing for four days already. Highlights of the report focused on the use of X-rays, echocardiography, and ultrasound with doppler effect. The dog showed no sign of congenital...

Publisher
Sveriges Veterinärförbund, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Svensk Veterinärtidning, 2018, 70, 13, pp 35, 52
Abstract

Animal cloning has gained popularity as a method to produce genetically identical animals or superior animals for research or industrial uses. However, the long-standing question of whether a cloned animal undergoes an accelerated aging process is yet to be answered. As a step towards answering...

Author(s)
Kim MinJung; Oh HyunJu; Kim GeonA; Setyawan, E. M. N.; Choi Yoo; Lee SeokHee; Petersen-Jones, S. M.; Ko, C. J.; Lee ByeongChun
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 1, pp 15235
Abstract

A 7-year-old Afghan hound presented with a history of disorientation, loss of vision, and seizures. Magnetic resonance imaging helped identify a mass at the level of the main olfactory bulb that compressed and displaced adjacent tissues in the cribriform plate into the nasal cavity and nasopharynx. ...

Author(s)
Siudak, K.; Klingler, M.; Schmidt, M. J.; Herden, C.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2015, 52, 4, pp 692-695
Abstract

A 7 years old, male, Afghan hound (case 1) and a 10 years old, castrated male, Pekingese (case 2) were referred with dyspnea. In case 1, thoracic radiographs showed moderate amount of pleural effusion and lobar sign in the left cranial lung lobe. Following computed tomographic (CT) examination,...

Author(s)
Jeong SulHwa; Seo JeongIm; Lee JinMin; Chang HwaSeok; Choi MinCheol; Yoon JungHee
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 6, pp 282-285
Abstract

This book contains four chapters that describe the history, characteristics, breeding, behaviour and use of Greyhounds, Afghan Hounds, Borzois and other sight hounds. The book contains numerous coloured and black-and-white photographs and illustrations of the dogs. This book is intended for those...

Author(s)
Hancock, D.
Publisher
Crowood Press, Marlborough, UK
Citation
Sighthounds: their form, their function and their future, 2012, pp 206 pp.
Abstract

This paper aims at the presentation of an interesting case of Sertoli cell tumor in two giant Schnauzer littermates. There are various histological types of canine testis tumors. The most common are seminonas, leydigomas and sertoliomas. Some breeds, like boxers, German shepherds, Afghan hounds,...

Author(s)
Sapierzyński, R.; Wojtczak, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2013, 88, 6, pp 492-495
Abstract

Melanocortin 1 Receptor (MC1R) has been studied in a wide variety of domestic animals (Klungland et al. 1995; Marklund et al. 1996; Våge et al. 1997; Kijas et al. 1998; Newton et al. 2000; Våge et al. 2003), and also several wild animals (Robbins et al. 1993; Ritland et al. 2001; Eizirik et al....

Author(s)
Dreger, D. L.; Schmutz, S. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2010, 101, 5, pp 644-649
Abstract

The article describes a case lung lobe torsion in an Afghan Hound. We discuss an appropriate case management, selection of priorities, as well as surgical treatment of the problem. We try to highlight the necessity of multidisciplinary approach to the cascade of pathological events caused by a...

Author(s)
Abaffyová, A.; Pleváková, A.; Grimová, L.; Hanzlíček, D.; Jarešová, H.; Vlašín, M.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2014, 64, 11, pp 827-831
Abstract

Hitherto, the only known mutant gene leading to the long-hair phenotype in mammals is the fibroblast growth factor 5 (FGF5). In many dog breeds, the previously discovered FGF5:p.Cys95Phe mutation appeared completely concordant with the long-hair phenotype, but for some breeds, the long-hair...

Author(s)
Dierks, C.; Mömke, S.; Philipp, U.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2013, 44, 4, pp 425-431

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