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Canine aggression came into the public eye in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s prompting enactment of the UK Dangerous Dogs Act, which prohibits four breeds or "types" of dogs. The act faced strong opposition surrounding correct identification of prohibited dogs. A questionnaire was distributed ...

Author(s)
Webster, C. A.; Farnworth, M. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2019, 22, 3, pp 240-254
Abstract

Background: Juvenile onset generalized demodicosis (JOGD) is thought to occur due to immunological abnormalities and is over-represented in pit bull terrier-type dogs. Animals: Twelve pit bull terrier-type dogs with JOGD and 12 age-matched healthy pit bull terrier-type dogs. Objective: To...

Author(s)
Souza, C. P.; Schissler, J. R.; Contreras, E. T.; Dow, S. W.; Hopkins, L. S.; Coy, J. W.; Rosychuk, R. A. W.; Hawley, J. R.; Lappin, M. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2018, 29, 6, pp 482-e162
Abstract

Laryngeal paralysis (LP) is the inability to abduct the arytenoid cartilages during inspiration, resulting in a partial to complete airway obstruction and consequent respiratory distress. Different forms of LP with varying age of onset exist in dogs. Hereditary early onset forms were reported in...

Author(s)
Rasouliha, S. H.; Barrientos, L.; Anderegg, L.; Klesty, C.; Lorenz, J.; Chevallier, L.; Jagannathan, V.; Rösch, S.; Leeb, T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2019, 15, 10, pp e1008416
Abstract

Lethal acrodermatitis (LAD) is a genodermatosis with monogenic autosomal recessive inheritance in Bull Terriers and Miniature Bull Terriers. The LAD phenotype is characterized by poor growth, immune deficiency, and skin lesions, especially at the paws. Utilizing a combination of genome wide...

Author(s)
Bauer, A.; Jagannathan, V.; Högler, S.; Richter, B.; McEwan, N. A.; Thomas, A.; Cadieu, E.; André, C.; Hytönen, M. K.; Lohi, H.; Welle, M. M.; Roosje, P.; Mellersh, C.; Casal, M. L.; Leeb, T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2018, 14, 3, pp e1007264
Abstract

The epidemiology of canine parvovirus infection in the USA was studied. Medical records of all canine patients seen at Banfield from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2011 were examined to identify dogs that had a diagnosis of parvovirus infection as confirmed by laboratory testing of blood or faeces....

Author(s)
Lefebvre, S.
Publisher
Royal Canin Ltd (UK and Ireland), Castle Cary, UK
Citation
Veterinary Focus, 2013, 23, 2, pp 37-38
Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the inheritance and phenotype of retinal dysplasia (RD) in the American pit bull terrier. Animals Studied: A breeding colony established from a single female pure-bred American pit bull terrier dog with RD. Procedures: A female pure-bred...

Author(s)
Rodarte-Almeida, A. C. V.; Petersen-Jones, S.; Langohr, I. M.; Occelli, L.; Dornbusch, P. T.; Shiokawa, N.; Montiani-Ferreira, F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2016, 19, 1, pp 11-21
Abstract

Purpose. To identify the causative mutations in two early-onset canine retinal degenerations, crd1 and crd2, segregating in the American Staffordshire terrier and the Pit Bull Terrier breeds, respectively. Methods. Retinal morphology of crd1- and crd2-affected dogs was evaluated by light...

Author(s)
Goldstein, O.; Mezey, J. G.; Schweitzer, P. A.; Boyko, A. R.; Gao, C.; Bustamante, C. D.; Jordan, J. A.; Aguirre, G. D.; Acland, G. M.
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., Rockville, USA
Citation
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2013, 54, 10, pp 7005-7019
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This paper aimed at describing the first case of canine sporotrichosis in Espírito Santo, Brazil. Case: A 10 year-old Bull Terrier male dog was presented with nodular non-ulcerated lesions on the head and nodular ulcerated lesion on the nasal planum. The dog had a previous diagnosis of a low-grade...

Author(s)
Silva, L. T. da; Intra, N. R.; Ferraz, C. M.; Paz, J. S. da; Jesus Pinto, A. C. de; Sena, B. V. de; Santos Horta, R. dos; Braga, F. R.; Tobias, F. L.; Farias, P. C. G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Dogs have undergone an intensive artificial selection process ever since the beginning of their relationship with humans. As a consequence, a wide variety of well-defined breeds exist today. Due to the enormous variation in dog phenotypes and the unlikely chance of gene exchange between them, the...

Author(s)
Valverde, A.; Arnau, S.; García-Molina, A.; Bompart, D.; Campos, M.; Roldán, E. R. S.; Soler, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2019, 54, 5, pp 795-803
AbstractFull Text

The compulsive pursuit of the tail is characterized by a rotating movement in circles, slow to fast with or without focus on the tail. It is a disorder commonly observed in bull terrier dogs, being more frequent in males, beginning between 3 and 6 months of age. Diagnosis can be made based on...

Author(s)
Caramalac, S. M.; Caramalac, S. M.; Chimenes, N. D.; Palumbo, M. I. P.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2020, 72, 1, pp 125-130

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