Specialty Heart Clinic Still Needs Participants

Photo by Terri Crawford.

UPDATE: We have made the minimum! Only eight dogs to go before the clinic is full!

We are still three dogs shy of the 10-dog minimum we need to hold a heart-screening clinic at the 2021 National Specialty in Richland. Board-certified veterinary cardiologist Dr. Bryan Eason of Evergreen Veterinary Cardiology is available to do cardiac ultrasounds on Friday, June 4, IF WE CAN GET A MINIMUM OF 10 DOGS.

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NIH Partners Need Samples for Body Size Study

Photo by Betty Stephenson

We have worked with the Ostrander Lab at the National Institutes of Health on a few projects now, and they have been very helpful to us—they did whole genome sequencing for our osteosarcoma research, have supplied data from whole genome sequences to all of our researchers, and published some research on the Deerhound hairless mutation (an article about that will be published soon). We would like to help them out with this project. If you can provide a sample (or samples), we would greatly appreciate it!

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The Ins and Outs of Pedigree Analysis, Genetic Diversity, and Genetic Disease Control in Scottish Deerhounds: The 2019 National Specialty Health Seminar

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These videos of the 2019 National Specialty Health seminar, presented by veterinary geneticist Dr. Jerold Bell, is based on his analysis of a Scottish Deerhound computerized pedigree database, AKC registration statistics, and pedigree analysis of the most influential Scottish Deerhound dogs and bitches.

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