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August 26, 2014

Breeding for a Better Dog

After completing all of the health tests and compiling a pedigree with as much of the health information as possible a breeder can make more educated breeding choices. Ideally this would also include Estimated Breeding Values, but this type of sophisticated program is only available in the UK with BreedMate and in select European countries….   Continue

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August 26, 2014

Eye Testing

With Eyes  The eyes are also evaluated around the globe, these tests are also via a veterinary specialist, an Ophthalmologist. The majority of the test focuses on the eyeball itself with the surrounding tissue (eyelids etc) composing only a small part of the exam and none of the tests focus on Cherry eye. Most Neapolitans…   Continue

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August 26, 2014

Hip Testing

With Hips  Across the board the databases evaluate radiographs of the hip joint looking at the bones of the pelvis and femur and their relationship to each other, the hip joint. The radiographs are checked for appropriate size and shape of the bones, any signs of obvious pathology such as degenerative joint disease, DJD, and they…   Continue

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