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Research to learn more about two canine health conditions, degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) in small-breed dogs and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA), is producing better understanding that may one day lead to better care for affected dogs.

Artificial insemination (AI) gives breeders an opportunity to breed dogs that otherwise might not be possible due to geographical location, behavior incompatibilities or other factors.

Boxers are among the breeds predisposed to degenerative myelopathy, a progressive neuro­degenerative disease that affects adult dogs, and hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive, highly malignant cancer.

Stress from travel, competition, exposure to other dogs, and an unfamiliar environment can all contribute to gastrointestinal (GI) upset. Some dogs are more prone to developing digestive problems than others.

Regenerative medicine, the process of replacing or regenerating cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function, has taken hold in human medicine. Today, researchers are applying this concept to helping dogs. 

A devoted Cocker Spaniel enthusiast, Beverly Tucker knew right away something was wrong when her adopted dog, “Tobi,” yelped while playing in the yard with other dogs.

On opening day of Texas dove season, Susan Moses, along with a number of friends and family members, had enjoyed a wonderful hunt in the northwestern part of the state.

Siberian Husky puppies and children under the age of 5 share a predisposition for a condition known as benign familial hyperphosphataesemia (BFH). An unfounded spike in their blood alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is the telltale sign.

A year into the Shine On Project, research of canine hemangiosarcoma is making significant progress to better understand the cancer that kills an estimated one in five Golden Retrievers.

When "Harvey," a young male Shih Tzu, awoke from sleeping, he often had gummy eyes. His owners, Jonathan Fowler and Louise Sherratt of Northwich, England, diligently wiped the corners of the eyes clean.

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) was the furthest thing from Diane Richardson’s mind when her 2 ½-year-old Rottweiler bitch, Frontier Life Eternal, CGC, seemed uncharacteristically bothered by the 100-degree temperatures of July 2010.

Twenty-seven years later, Sandy Jessop still remembers her Siberian Husky "Dax" battling inflammatory bowel disease.