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Background: Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders, whereas symmetrical onychomadesis is a rare claw disease in the general dog population. The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of hypothyroidism and symmetrical onychomadesis in a birth cohort of 291 Gordon ...

Author(s)
Ziener, M. L.; Dahlgren, S.; Thoresen, S. I.; Lingaas, F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 2015, 2, 12, pp (21 August 2015)
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Purpose: To conduct ophthalmic, behavioral, electrophysiological, and genetic testing on two related Gordon setters presented for day blindness and compare findings with those of nine related and unrelated Gordon setters. Methods: All dogs underwent comprehensive ophthalmic examination. Maze...

Author(s)
Good, K. L.; Komáromy, A. M.; Kass, P. H.; Ofri, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2016, 19, 5, pp 398-408
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Junior hunting tests evaluate the innate predispositions of the young dogs for hunting. Junior pointing dogs (<2 years old) are evaluated in six competitions: scent, pointing, searching, speed, swimming and obedience. The aim of this study was to analyse the influence of selected factors on performance of the young individuals. Analysis was based on the results of the junior hunting tests of the pointing dog collected over years 2007-2015 by the Polish Hunting Association. The database included 2107 individuals belonging to 26 breeds, such as German shorthaired pointer, Weimaraner, Irish ...

Author(s)
Bednarek, E.; Slawinska, A.
Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Dog Behavior, 2019, 5, 3, pp 9-18
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Background: Eyelid tumours are frequently found in dogs, most of these being benign. In case of an ulcerating eyelid tumour, malignancy must be considered. We report a unique case of a low-grade peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the eyelid of a 9-year-old English Setter. Case presentation: A 9-year-old ...

Author(s)
Mikkelsen, L. H.; Holm, F.; Clasen-Linde, E.; Engraff, P.; Heegaard, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2018, 60, 79, pp (6 December 2018)
Abstract

Old English Sheepdogs and Gordon Setters suffer from a juvenile onset, autosomal recessive form of canine hereditary ataxia primarily affecting the Purkinje neuron of the cerebellar cortex. The clinical and histological characteristics are analogous to hereditary ataxias in humans. Linkage and...

Author(s)
Agler, C.; Nielsen, D. M.; Urkasemsin, G.; Singleton, A.; Tonomura, N.; Sigurdsson, S.; Tang, R. Q.; Linder, K.; Arepalli, S.; Hernandez, D.; Lindblad-Toh, K.; Leemput, J. van de; Motsinger-Reif, A.; O'Brien, D. P.; Bell, J.; Harris, T.; Steinberg, S.; Olby, N. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2014, 10, 2, pp e1003991
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Objective: To provide an overview of the epidemiology of canine multicentric lymphoma in Germany. Material and methods: A total of 411 dogs with multicentric malignant lymphoma were retrospectively analysed regarding breed, age, sex, weight and the number of animals dogs with hypercalcaemic...

Author(s)
Ernst, T.; Kessler, M.; Lautscham, E.; Willimzig, L.; Neiger, R.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2016, 44, 4, pp 245-251
Abstract

Canine congenital sensorineural deafness (CCSD) affects predisposed breeds of dogs and is primarily caused by an atrophy of the stria vascularis of the organ of Corti. The analysis of the brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) is a reliable method for the evaluation of hearing in animals as it...

Author(s)
Płonek, M.; Giza, E.; Niedźwiedź, A.; Kubiak, K.; Nicpoń, J.; Wrzosek, M.
Publisher
Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 2016, 64, 4, pp 425-435
Abstract

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

The evaluation of genetic variability is a useful research tool for the correct management of selection and conservation strategies in dog breeds. In addition to pedigree genealogies, genomic data allow a deeper knowledge of the variability and genetic structure of populations. To date, many dog...

Author(s)
Mastrangelo, S.; Biscarini, F.; Tolone, M.; Auzino, B.; Ragatzu, M.; Spaterna, A.; Ciampolini, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 12, pp e0208548
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Background: Treatment of symmetrical onychomadesis (symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy) is a challenging task for dermatologists. The acute phase is characterized by sloughing of claw plates and loose claws have to be removed and secondary infections treated. The goal of long-term treatment is to...

Author(s)
Ziener, M. L.; Nødtvedt, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2014, 56, 66, pp (4 October 2014)

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