Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Here is a comprehensive reference to all the diseases and disorders of dogs and cats that are either inherited or more prevalent in certain breeds. There is no other single book that covers this subject. Information on breed-related diseases from numerous high-quality sources are gathered together in one place for the first time. If you are a veterinary surgeon or student needing a handy reference book, or a breeder wanting to know more about your own breed then this book will be invaluable.

Author Biography

Alex Gough is a partner in a referral and first opinion practice in Bath, UK, where he sees referrals in small animal medicine and cardiology. He is the author of Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, also published by Wiley-Blackwell, and is a frequent contributor to UK Vet and the Veterinary Times.

Alison Thomas has spent most of her career working in charity small animal practice in the UK and Asia. She is currently Senior Veterinary Surgeon at the Blue Cross Animal Hospital in Victoria, London.

Table of Contents


Basic Genetics.

Part One: Dog Breeds.

Part Two: Cat Breeds.

Part Three: Disease Summaries.



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