The Genetic Connection: A Guide to Health Problems in Purebred Dogs
"'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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The Basics of Inheritance
Cardiovascular System Disorders
Digestive System Disorders
Urinary System Disorders
Genetic Conditions in Cats
Hemophilia Hyperoxaluria Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
BreedRelated Health Problems
Metabolic Disorders Amyloidosis Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease
Nervous System Disorders
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