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Finnish researchers have identified a genetic mutation causing progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) in the Phalene and Papillon dog breeds.
While there are many fine reasons to own a dog, perhaps one of the best reasons are the hours upon hours of sheer entertainment you’ll receive for the price of some kibble and pet rent, where applicable.
Researchers at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, have identified the genetic cause of early-onset progressive cerebellar degeneration the Finnish Hound dog breed.
A new epilepsy gene for idiopathic epilepsy in Belgian Shepherds has been found in the canine chromosome 37.
A new epilepsy gene, LGI2, has been found in the Lagotto Romagnolo dogs, known from their gift for truffle hunting.
In the new Swedish-Finnish study, published in Nature Genetics, the researchers identified five loci that predispose to an SLE-related disease in Nova Scotia duck tolling retrievers.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.