Canine Genetics and Epidemiology is a peer-reviewed, open access, online journal publishing original research and review articles relating to all aspects of canine genetics and epidemiology.
- Gustavo Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania
- Bill Ollier, University of Manchester
- Lorna Kennedy, University of Manchester
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English Cocker spaniels in Denmark risk inheriting distichiasis, an uncomfortable additional row of cilia on the eyelid margin. Could selective breeding benefit the breed?
Epidemiological data from primary-care veterinary clinics in England suggest an association between brachycephaly (skull shape of the Bulldog, French Bulldog, and Pug) and upper respiratory tract disorders in dogs.
The authors compared purebred and mixed-breed dog populations for ten inherited conditions found at a higher frequency in purebred dogs. They suggest that risk for certain inherited disorders can be apportioned to specific purebred populations.
Cocker spaniels are susceptible to immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia (IMHA), where red blood cells are destroyed by antibodies produced by the immune system. Are genes DLA-DQB1 and CTLA4 involved?