Canine Inherited Disorders databeseages, video, widgets, etc...
The aim of their database is to reduce the incidence of inherited disorders i dogs b providing information to owners and breeders, and to facilitate the best management possible of these conditions by providing current information to veterinarians. Those that will find the website useful are;
- dog owners whose pet has been found to have an inherited condition
- potential dog owners who want help in avoiding these problems when choosing a puppy
- veterinarians looking for current information on both well-known and more obscure genetic disorders, including diagnostic and therapeutic information
- dog breeders who are looking for suggestions on how to avoid these conditions in their lines
To use their database, click on the appropriate link, or type in the name of a disorder or breed into their search box at the top of the home page, its really quite easy to navigate through the site and on each disorder page you will find a description of the condition, information about how the disorder is inherited, consequences for you and your dog, and recommended or required care by both owner and veterinarian. There is also specific therapeutic or diagnostic information for veterinarians. Under dog breeds, you will find the list of breeds that are included. Each breed page lists the more serious and common disorders in that breed that are thought to have an inherited component, and each disorder is linked to the appropriate page. Take a look it is really worth your time!