Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats

Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats

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This unique resource brings together valuable information on breed-related diseases in one quick-reference volume. Divided into one section for dogs and another for cats, inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed breed-by-breed. The final section describes each of the disorders in more detail. All the information is drawn from high-quality sources, including research journals and veterinary texts, with extensive references provided. This invaluable reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for. Whether you're a veterinarian, geneticist, a breeder, or a pet owner, this fully-referenced book will save you hours of searching through scattered literature.30 Dogs BOSTON TERRIER Dermatological conditions Atopyr Common disease, affecting around 10% of ca- nine ... factor r Dogs between 1 and 2 years of agehave highest probability of an insurance claim for atopy r Some studies show noanbsp;...

Title:Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats
Author:Alex Gough, Alison Thomas
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-09-26


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