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Breed predispositions to disease in dogs and cats / Alex Gough and Alison Thomas.

Author/Creator:
Gough, Alex, 1971-
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 330 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Dogs -- Diseases.
Cats -- Diseases.
Medical subjects:
Dog Diseases -- genetics.
Cat Diseases -- genetics.
Genetic Predisposition to Disease.
Pedigree.
Summary:
"This resource brings together all the disparate information on breed-related diseases in a quick-reference format. Breed-by-breed, in one section for dogs and one for cats, both inherited and other prevalent disorders are listed. The final section describes the disorders covered. All information is drawn from high quality sources including research journals and veterinary reference texts with references provided, saving hours of searching through scattered literature. This reference helps veterinary professionals to advise clients on their choice of breed and what problems to look out for"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction.Basic Genetics.Part One: Dog Breeds.Part Two: Cat Breeds.Part Three: Disease Summaries.References.Appendix.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Thomas, Alison, 1964-
ISBN:
9781405180788 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405180781 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
467711662