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Breed predispositions to disease in dogs and cats

Author: Alex Gough; Alison Thomas
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"This resource brings together all the disparate information on breed-related diseases in a quick-reference format. Breed-by-breed, in one section for dogs and one for cats, both inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed. The final section describes the disorders covered. All information is drawn from high quality sources including research journals and veterinary reference texts with references provided,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009048313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gough; Alison Thomas
ISBN: 1118685016 9781118685013
OCLC Number: 840569829
Notes: Machine generated contents note: Introduction. Basic Genetics. Part One: Dog Breeds. Part Two: Cat Breeds. Part Three: Disease Summaries. References. Appendix.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword. Introduction. Basic Genetics. Part I: Dogs. Aberdeen Terrier. Affenpinscher. Afghan Hound. Airedale Terrier. Akita. Alaskan Klee Kai. Alaskan Malamute. American Bulldog. American Pit Bull Terrier. American Staffordshire Terrier. AmericanWater Spaniel. Anatolian Shepherd Dog. Australian Cattle Dog. Australian Kelpie. Australian Shepherd Dog. Australian Silky Terrier. Australian Terrier. Basenji. Basset Hound. Beagle. Bearded Collie. Beauceron. Bedlington Terrier. Belgian Shepherd Dog. Belgian Tervuren. Bernese Mountain Dog. Bichon Frise. Bloodhound. Bolognese. Boerboel. Border Collie. Border Terrier. Borzoi. Boston Terrier. Bouvier Des Flandres. Boxer. Boykin Spaniel. Briard. Brittany Spaniel. Brussels Griffon. Bulldog (English). Bullmastiff. Bull Terrier. Cairn Terrier. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Chihuahua. Chin. Chinese Crested Dog. Chinese Shar Pei. Chow Chow. Clumber Spaniel. Cocker Spaniel. Collies (Rough and Smooth). Coonhound. Coton De Tulear. Curly Coated Retriever. Dachshund. Dalmatian. Dandie Dinmont Terrier. Danish/Swedish Farmdog. Deerhound. Doberman Pinscher (Dobermann). Dogo Argentino. Dogue De Bordeaux (French Mastiff). Drentse Partrijshond. Dutch Kooiker (Kooikerhondje). English Setter. English Shepherd. English Toy Spaniel. Eskimo Dog. Entlebucher Mountain Dog. Field Spaniel. Finnish Lapphund. Finnish Spitz. Flat-Coated Retriever. Foxhound. Fox Terrier. French Bulldog. French Spaniel. Gammel Dansk Honsehund. German Pinscher. German Shepherd Dog (GSD or Alsatian). Glen of Imaal Terrier. Golden Retriever. Gordon Setter. Great Dane. Great Pyrenees. Greater Swiss Mountain Dog. Greenland Dog. Greyhound. Griffon Bruxellois (Brussels Griffon). Havanese. Hovawart. Hungarian Kuvasz. Hungarian Puli. Hungarian Viszla. Ibizan Hound. Irish Red andWhite Setter. Irish Setter. Irish Terrier. IrishWater Spaniel. IrishWolfhound. Italian Greyhound. Italian Spinone (Spinone Italiano). Jack Russell Terrier. Japanese Akita. Japanese Chin. Japanese Shiba Inu. Japanese Tosa. Keeshond. Kerry Blue Terrier. King Charles Spaniel (English Toy Spaniel). Komondor. Kuvasz (Hungarian Kuvasz). Labrador Retriever. Lakeland Terrier. Lancashire Heeler. Lapland Dog. Leonberger. Lhasa Apso. Lowchen. Lundehund (Norwegian Lundehund). McNab Shepherd. Maltese. Manchester Terrier. Mastiff (Old English Mastiff). Mexican Hairless. Miniature Bull Terrier. Miniature Pinscher. Munsterlander. Neapolitan Mastiff. Newfoundland. New Zealand Huntaway. Norfolk Terrier. Norwegian Buhund. Norwegian Elkhound. Norwegian Lundehund. Norwich Terrier. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Old English Sheepdog. Otterhound. Papillon. Parson Russell Terrier. Pekingese. Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen. Pointers. Polish Lowland Sheepdog. (Polski Owczarek Nizinny). Pomeranian. Poodle. PortugueseWater Dog. Presa Canario (Perro de Presa Canario or Dogo Canario). Pug. Puli. Pyrenean Mountain Dog. (Great Pyrenees). Red Kelpie (Australian Kelpie). Rhodesian Ridgeback. Rottweiler. Russian Black Terrier. St Bernard. Saluki. Samoyed. Schipperke. Schnauzer. Scottish Deerhound (Deerhound). Scottish Terrier. Sealyham Terrier. Shar Pei (Chinese Sharpei). Shetland Sheepdog. Shiba Inu (Japanese Shiba Inu). Shih Tzu. Siberian Husky. SilkenWindhound. Silky Terrier (Australian Silky Terrier). Skye Terrier. Sloughi. Soft-CoatedWheaten Terrier. SpanishWater Dog. Spinone Italiano. Springer Spaniel. Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Sussex Spaniel. Swedish Elkhound. Swedish Lapland. Tibetan Mastiff. Tibetan Spaniel. Tibetan Terrier. Viszla. Wachtelhund. Weimaraner. Welsh Corgi. Welsh Terrier. West HighlandWhite Terrier. Whippet. Yorkshire Terrier. Part II: Cats. Abyssinian. American Shorthair. Asian. Australian Mist. Balinese. Bengal. Birman. British Shorthair. Burmese. Chartreaux. Cornish and Devon Rex. Domestic Longhaired. Domestic Shorthaired. Egyptian Mau. Exotic Shorthair. Foreign Shorthair. Havana Brown. Himalayan. Korat. Maine Coon. Manx. Norwegian Forest. Oriental. Persian. Ragdoll. Russian Blue. Scottish Fold. Siamese. Somali. Sphynx. Tonkinese. Part III: Disease Summaries. Cardiovascular conditions. Dermatological conditions. Endocrine conditions. Gastrointestinal conditions. Haematological/ immunological conditions. Infectious conditions. Musculoskeletal conditions. Neoplastic conditions. Neurological conditions. Ocular conditions. Renal and urinary conditions. Reproductive conditions. Respiratory conditions. References. Appendix: Genetic test providers. Colour plate section.
Responsibility: Alex Gough and Alison Thomas.


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