Getting priorities straight: risk assessment and decision-making in the improvement of inherited disorders in pedigree dogs.

@article{Collins2011GettingPS,
  title={Getting priorities straight: risk assessment and decision-making in the improvement of inherited disorders in pedigree dogs.},
  author={Lisa M Collins and Lucy Asher and J Summers and Paul D McGreevy},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={189 2},
  pages={147-54}
}
The issue of inherited disorders in pedigree dogs is not a recent phenomenon and reports of suspected genetic defects associated with breeding practices date back to Charles Darwin's time. In recent years, much information on the array of inherited defects has been assimilated and the true extent of the problem has come to light. Historically, the direction of research funding in the field of canine genetic disease has been largely influenced by the potential transferability of findings to… CONTINUE READING
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