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New PRA Gene In Phalenes And Papillons Identified
2013-08-29 08:52:33

Finnish researchers have identified a genetic mutation causing progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) in the Phalene and Papillon dog breeds.

Tail Chasing Dogs May Have OCD
2012-08-21 05:26:22

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.

2012-06-18 22:04:28

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.

2012-03-26 09:37:42

A new epilepsy gene for idiopathic epilepsy in Belgian Shepherds has been found in the canine chromosome 37.

2011-07-29 13:06:51

A new epilepsy gene, LGI2, has been found in the Lagotto Romagnolo dogs, known from their gift for truffle hunting.

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2010-02-01 09:15:56

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.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.