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White Shaker Disease Syndrome

@inproceedings{Buracker2008WhiteSD,
  title={White Shaker Disease Syndrome},
  author={Lindsey Buracker and John Robertson},
  year={2008}
}
White Shaker Disease Syndrome (WSDS) is a neurologic disease seen primarily in dogs with white coats, particularly in West Highland White Terriers, Maltese Terriers (Bagley, et al., 1993), and Samoyeds (Cummings, et al., 1986). The disease presents with a very unique generalized tremor, in young (5 months to 3 years old) dogs of either gender (Yamaya, et al., 2004). The National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines tremor as “unintentional, somewhat rhythmic, muscle movement… 

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