For more information on health topics we recommend the following resources:
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Genetic disease registry. Extensive information on hip and elbow dysplasia as well as other inherited diseases. Search database online for OFA certifications. The online Breeder’s Guide and The Use of Health Databases are must read articles. We highly recommend studying these publications before purchasing a puppy.
Deafness in Dogs and Cats Dr. Strain’s web site on deafness. Dr. Strain is the leading researcher into deafness. Extensive information.
What’s the Big Deal About the Little Thyroid? Lists the possible symptoms of Hypothyroidism and makes sense of this confusing disease.