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Breed health summaries guide canine genetics research

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EPILEPSY has been identified as the biggest single health concern among dog breeds involved in the Animal Health Trust's (AHT's) Give a Dog a Genome project.

Seventy-five breeds are participating in the project, which aims to sequence the entire genome of one dog of each breed to improve understanding of which mutations impact on dog health and which are benign or neutral. Those involved with the breeds were asked to summarise their top three …

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