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- Gustavo Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania
- Bill Ollier, University of Manchester
- Lorna Kennedy, University of Manchester
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These authors have developed a DNA test for Ridge allele status, which can contribute to the breed-defining ridge on the back of Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs.
Data from the VetCompass animal surveillance project suggests that the Boxer, Golden Retriever, and Weimeraner breeds are predisposed to mast cell tumours, relative to other breeds.
Canine degenerative myelopathy (CDM) is a progressive disease affecting the spinal cord of dogs. This article presents a DNA "fingerprint" assay to test for the SOD1 mutation associated with susceptibility to CDM.