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AIMS: To determine whether left-to-right asymmetry of the central tarsal bone (CTB) of racing greyhounds was detectable using computed tomography (CT) in live dogs; to quantify the asymmetry in terms of average bone volume, volumetric bone mineral density (vBMD), and dorsal cortical shape, and to...

Author(s)
Thompson, D. J.; Cave, N. J.; Bridges, J. P.; Reuvers, K.; Owen, M. C.; Firth, E. C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2012, 60, 5, pp 278-284
Abstract

Background: The greyhound is a sighthound known for its speed and agility. Greyhounds were selectively bred as functional racing animals but increasingly are kept as pets in the UK, often after their racing careers are over. The VetCompassTM Programme collates de-identified clinical data from...

Author(s)
O'Neill, D. G.; Rooney, N. J.; Brock, C.; Church, D. B.; Brodbelt, D. C.; Pegram, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 2019, 6, 4, pp (4 June 2019)
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Objective: To assess (2006 to 2012) conservative management for treatment of fractures of the third metatarsal bone (MT3) in racing greyhounds. Methods: All racing greyhounds with MT3 fractures seen prospectively between 2006 and 2012 were included. Fracture morphology, type of conservative...

Author(s)
Guilliard, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2013, 54, 10, pp 507-511
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OBJECTIVES: To identify environmental and management factors affecting injury rate in racing greyhounds. METHODS: Surveys of racing injuries at two greyhound tracks in the UK were conducted using injury data collected by track veterinary surgeons. At Track A the relative frequency of common ...

Author(s)
Iddon, J.; Lockyer, R. H.; Frean, S. P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2014, 55, 8, pp 399-404
Abstract

Fatigue fracture of the cuboidal bones of the foot, especially the navicular tarsal bone, is common in athletes and dancers. The racing greyhound is a naturally occurring animal model of this injury because both microcracking and complete fracture occur in the right central (navicular) tarsal bone...

Author(s)
Johnson, K. A.; Muir, P.; Nicoll, R. G.; Roush, J. K.
Citation
Bone (New York), 2000, 27, 2, pp 257-263
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Greyhounds are routinely bred and managed for racing and are usually housed in individual kennels. To address the question of whether greyhounds would benefit from an increase in the minimum kennel size specified in the Victorian Code of Practice, the effects of kennel size and routine exercise on ...

Author(s)
Jongman, E. C.; Butler, K. L.; Hemsworth, P. H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2018, 199, pp 29-34
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Objective: To report the diagnosis and surgical management of a dorsal slab fracture of the fourth carpal bone in a racing greyhound. Study Design: Clinical report. Animal: Three-year-old, male racing Greyhound. Methods: The fracture was not visible on orthogonal radiographs and the diagnosis was...

Author(s)
Rutherford, S.; Ness, M. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2012, 41, 8, pp 944-947
Abstract

This study analysed the race day veterinary reports from harness racing meetings controlled by the New South Wales Greyhound and Harness Racing Regulatory Authority between 1 September 2008 and 30 June 2009. The findings of all prerace and postrace examinations were analysed, and the frequency of...

Author(s)
Knight, P. K.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 97, 12, pp 509-514
Abstract

Objective: To describe the signalment, morphology, response to treatment and prognosis of third tarsal bone fractures in the racing greyhound. Methods: All third tarsal bone fractures seen by the author over a ten year period were included in the study. Diagnosis was by radiography. Treatments were ...

Author(s)
Guilliard, M. J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2010, 51, 12, pp 635-641
Abstract

Objective: To describe the surgical management by pancarpal arthrodesis for highly comminuted articular fractures of the distal antebrachium in 8 dogs. Study Design: Retrospective clinical case series. Animals: Eight dogs. Methods: Medical records (2001-2014) of dogs with antebrachial fractures...

Author(s)
Brown, G.; Kalff, S.; Gemmill, T. J.; Pink, J.; Oxley, B.; McKee, W. M.; Clarke, S. P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2016, 45, 1, pp 44-51

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