I saw this listed on my dane board and I knew there would be interest here.
From: HandicappedPets <[email protected]>
Date: 2007/07/26 Thu AM 07:21:43 CDT
Subject: UC Davis works to cure Hip Dysplasia. They need Information.
HandicappedPets.com was contacted yesterday by UC Davis School of Veterinary
Medicine. They are working to cure Hip Dysplasia and have asked
HandicappedPets.com to get them in contact with 50 - 100 Labrador Retrievers
& German Shepherd Dogs with severe hip dysplasia.
They need blood samples within the next few days (most vets will draw the
blood for no charge for research and we provide a FedEx number for shipping
so that there is no cost to the owner or veterinarian.)
Full Details at http://www.HandicappedPets.com/Articles/ucdavis
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HandicappedPets.com has offered its full support to UC Davis in thie
Mark C. Robinson
Great news! Wouldn't it be wonderful to pinpoint the gene.
♣ Laura ♣
It's really nice to see all of the advancements in medical sciences being put to work to benefit animals!
Baloo - 5 year old black lab
Peanut - 7 year old minpin
Monster - 3-ish year old frenchie/jack, rescue
Probably more like the grouping of genes. If it were just a simple thing (recessive, etc), we'd have had it well eradicated by now.Originally Posted by labby
Knock on wood, but I've been very lucky by using the info provided by OFA vertical pedigree and offspring reports for both elbows and hips. -Anne
WindyCanyon Girls, August 2014
Living with a dog with severe H.D. I would pay them if it helped.Originally Posted by labby