Monthly Archives: July 2017

Evidence of inbreeding depression – by Professor Sonia Garzia

Evidence of inbreeding depression – a prospective study in the population of the European Dobermann – by Professor Sonia Garzia (2011) Introduction: Modern purebred dogs are plagued by many kinds of heritable diseases. The high prevalence of diseases and defects in pure dog breeds are due to high selection intensities in genetically closed populations (Ubbink… Read More »

Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism – by Professor Paul Jones

Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism Based Association Mapping of Dog Stereotypes by Paul Jones – Kevin Chase – Alan Martin – Pluis Davern – Elaine A. Ostrander – Karl G. Lark ABSTRACT Phenotypic stereotypes are traits, often polygenic, that have been stringently selected to conform to specific criteria. In dogs, Canis familiaris, stereotypes result from breed standards set for… Read More »

Genetic diversity of dog breeds – by Professor G. Leroy

Genetic diversity of dog breeds – between-breed diversity, breed assignation and conservation approaches – by G. Leroy – E. Verrier – J. C. Meriaux – X. Rognon Summary Genetic relationships between 61 dog breeds were investigated, using a sampling of 1514 animals and a panel of 21 microsatellite markers. Based on the results from distance-based… Read More »

Average onset of DCM – by Bitten Jönsson

Average onset of DCM by Bitten Jönsson (2013) In our breed females starts to develop DCM around the age of 8 years …. A quite interesting statement, especially when the average lifespan in females diagnosed with heart problem/DCM is approx. 7,14 years. In addition to this, from diagnose and with appropriate medication, the average lifespan… Read More »

Diagnostische Parameter für die dilatative Kardiomyopathie beim Dobermann – von Judith Mäurer (2010)

Diagnostische Parameter für die dilatative Kardiomyopathie beim Dobermann von Judith Mäurer (2010) EINLEITUNG Die dilatative Kardiomyopathie ist mit Prävalenzen bis zu 62 % die häufigste Herzerkrankung beim Dobermann. Es handelt sich um eine Erkrankung mit einem autosomal dominanten Erbgang, von der hauptsächlich ältere Dobermänner betroffen sind. Der Verlauf der Krankheit, der durch eine okkulte Phase… Read More »

INVASIVE HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING: PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS – by Jan M. Headley

INVASIVE HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING: PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS by Jan M. Headley, RN, BS, CCRN Irvine, California INTRODUCTION During the last 25 years, the art of critical care medicine has greatly changed. This process has been due in part to the formation of specialized units for patient care, advances in technology, and a better understanding… Read More »

A Prospective Genetic Evaluation of Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Doberman Pinscher – by Kathryn M. Meurs ….

A Prospective Genetic Evaluation of Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy in the Doberman Pinscher by Kathryn M. Meurs, Philip R. Fox, Michelle Norgard, Alan W. Spier, Allison Lamb, Shianne L. Koplitz, and Ryan D. Baumwart Background: The Doberman Pinscher is one of the most common breeds of dogs to develop dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a primary heart muscle… Read More »