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Acute respiratory disease in Irish wolfhounds
  1. Angela Bodey1 and
  2. Mark Dunning2
  1. 1Abbey House Veterinary Hospital, Morley, Leeds LS27 8AG e-mail:
  2. 2School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Leicestershire LE12 5RD,e-mail:

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IRISH wolfhound owners have been concerned for many years about acute respiratory disease in the breed. Their experiences are that it is severe, often recurrent and can be fatal (Clercx and others 2003, Greenwell and others 2014).

As a result of owner concerns, we have been investigating this condition in conjunction with the breed health group for the past two years. This study required …

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