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Canine health
Suspected idiopathic cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy in dogs
  1. David Walker1,
  2. Laura Holm1,
  3. Ian Hawkins2 and
  4. Rachel Cianciolo3
  1. 1Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, The Granary, Bunstead Barns, Poles Lane, Hursley, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2LL
  2. 2Bridge Pathology, 637 Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol BS7 0BJ
  3. 3College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, 301 Goss Laboratory, 1925 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA
  1. e-mail: david{at}

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THERE has been some recent media interest in a small number of dogs with clinical signs and renal histopathological findings similar to those described in greyhounds with idiopathic cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) (Carpenter and others 1988). The aetiology of the disease is unknown.

Over the past 14 months we have become aware of 16 dogs in the UK that were suspected to be suffering from idiopathic CRGV. The …

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