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Dog Breeding
Online information on inherited health problems in dogs

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A NEW website aimed at informing potential dog owners about inherited health problems associated with different breeds of dog was launched on January 11.

The Dog Breed Health website, www.dogbreedhealth.com, has been developed by Carol Fowler, who has been campaigning on dog health issues since 2003 after her Cavalier King Charles spaniel died from syringomyelia. The website contains information on the health of 130 dog breeds, including the coefficient of inbreeding, health and welfare problems caused by a breed's conformation, the health schemes and tests that are available for a …

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