Day: July 24, 2015

Periodicals & Articles

Kerry Club Publications Periodicals Articles “What’s New” Past Issues Kerry Club Publications Breed Booklet, 1940. Mr. Henry Pattison, USKBTC. A 12 page booklet published by the USKBTC. Based on an article that appeared in the March 1938 edition of House & Garden. The need for the booklet was …

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Nutrigenomics for Companion Animals

Nutrigenomics is an emerging science that involves the study of molecular relationships between Nutrition and the response of Genes, in order to determine how even subtle genetic changes can affect human health and animal health. Nutrigenomics is linked to the concept that optimal nutrition can …

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Thyroid Disease and Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Introduction Hypothyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder of canines, and up to 80% of cases result from autoimmune (lymphocytic) thyroiditis. The heritable nature of this disorder poses significant genetic implications for breeding stock. Thus, accurate diagnosis of the early compensatory stages of canine autoimmune …

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When a Dog Goes Blind

Barbara Wicklund is the founder and past president of Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue and Greyhound Friends of New Jersey. Text Copyright the American Kennel Club, Inc., 2097. No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Reprinted with permission from …

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Eye Problems In Kerry Blue Terriers

Over the years, a number of topics consistently crop up on the Kerry Blue Terrier newslist. Many letter writers have strong and viable opinions that can help contribute to the wellbeing of another’s beloved pet or show dog. While they may not be veterinarians, the …

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Canine Eye Registration Foundation and Kerry Blue Terriers

The author holds copyright for this article, with the exception of the 2002 C.E.R.F. statistics for Kerry Blue Terriers. Permission to reprint can be obtained by contacting Chris Brill-Packard via the Kerry Blue Foundation. Copyright for the 2002 C.E.R.F. statistics for Kerry Blue Terriers is …

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Eye Problems in The Kerry Blue Terrier

Because of the facial hair, eye infections in Kerries can be common. The facial hair does protect the eyes in some circumstances. However, the hair can be the cause of the problem if it is frequently getting into the eyes. This probably varies between dogs …

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