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A new epilepsy gene, LGI2, has been found in the Lagotto Romagnolo dogs, known from their gift for truffle hunting.
Truffle hunting dogs may be the answer in treating benign childhood epilepsies.
The Lagotto Romagnolo is a gun dog from Italy traditionally used as a water retriever. The breed originated in the lowlands of the Romagna sub-region of Italy and has a natural instinct for working and hunting. The Lagotto generally stands 16 to 19 inches tall and weighs 24 to 35 pounds. It has a thick, curly wooly coat which is usually white, cream, or brown, but can be brown with orange patches or roan. It has large, round, dark eyes. The breed is primarily bred as a retriever and...
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