The Genetic Connection: A Guide to Health Problems in Purebred Dogs

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American Animal Hosp Assoc, 2011 - Dog breeds - 329 pages
"'The Genetic Connection' is a complete guide to breed-related medical problems in purebred dogs and cats. Comprehensive but conveniently divided by body systems, this book presents conditions by breed, genetic testing availability, and prevalence data, as well as a new chapter dedicated to feline breed-related genetic disorders." - From back cover.
 

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Contents

The Basics of Inheritance
1
Cardiovascular System Disorders
29
Dental Disorders
39
Dermatologic Conditions
45
Endocrine Disorders
65
Digestive System Disorders
73
Hemolymphatic Disorders
83
Immunologic Disorders
95
Urinary System Disorders
189
Genetic Conditions in Cats
199
Hemophilia Hyperoxaluria Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
203
BreedRelated Health Problems
221
91
228
98
235
165
238
101
257

Metabolic Disorders
103
Metabolic Disorders Amyloidosis Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease
105
Musculoskeletal Disorders
115
Nervous System Disorders
137
Ophthalmologic Disorders
159
Reproductive Problems
183
Respiratory Disorders
187
List ofAbbreviations
259
36
262
102
264
Index
315
Aggression
323
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