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Allergic Dermatitis by Long Beach Animal Hospital
Most Common Allergic Skin Diseases by the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
Allergy Testing and Immunotherapy by Dr. Joe Bodewes, DVM
Treatment of Allergies by Dr. Joe Bodewes, DVM
Holistic Treatments for Pet Allergies by Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD
Could My Pet Have Allergies? If So, What Can I Do about Them? by Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD
Allergen Specific Immunotherapy 
by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Allergy - General in Dogs by Ernest Ward, DVM 

- Atopy -
Atopy from Canine Inherited Disorders Database 
Atopic Dermatitis in the Dog by Stephen Shaw, BVM, CertSAD, MRCVS
Allergies and Atopy by Race Foster, DVM
Airborne Allergies Atopic Dermatitis by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Inhalant Allergy in Dogs by Ernest Ward, DVM 

- Food Allergies -
Food Allergies: Your Pet's Itchy Skin by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Food Allergies by Joe Bodewes, DVM
Food Allergy in Dogs by Ernest Ward, DVM 

 Skin Problems 
Skin Problems in Dogs by T. J. Dunn, Jr., DVM
Bacterial Infection (Pyoderma) of the Skin in Dogs by Pet MD

- Hot Spots -
Hot Spots: Acute Moist Dermatitis  
by Race Foster, DVM,  Marty Smith, DVM and Joe Bodewes, DVM
Hot Spots Frustrate Dogs and Owners Alike
by Norma Bennett Woolf
Hot Spots! Just What Are These, Anyway?
by TJ Dunn, DVM
Hot Spots or Acute Moist Pyoderma
by Michael Richards, DVM

- Lumps and Bumps -
Lumps, Bumps, Cysts & Growths on Dogs by T. J. Dunn, Jr. DVM
What To Expect When You Go To The Vet For Lumps and Bumps
by Roger Ross DVM
Lipoma and Sebaceous Cysts
by Mike Richards, DVM

- Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) -
Sebaceous Adenitis in Dogs
by Andrew Simpson DVM & Linda McKay DVM DAVCD
 Sebaceous Adenitis in Dogs by Dr. Rosanna Marsalla
 Sebaceous adenitis in Swedish dogs, a retrospective study of 104 cases in Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
Sebaceous adenitis
in Wikipedia

Autoimmune Diseases by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM
Immune Disorders of Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
The Immune System and Disease Resistance by Jean Dodds, DVM
Autoimmune Disease by Provet  

 Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA) 
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia by Foothills Animal Hospital
Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Immune-mediated Haemolytic Anemia from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Canine Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia by Pamela A. Davol
Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia by Michael Richards, DVM 
Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia: 70 cases (1988-1996) by Reimer, Troy, and Warnick
The Trouble With Diseases Like IMHA – And the Great Unknown by Debora Lichtenberg, VMD

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs by VCA Animal Hospitals
Anemia Related to the Immune System in Dogs by PetMD

 Immune-mediated polyarthritis (IMPA) 

 Canine immune-mediated polyarthritis: Clinical and laboratory findings in 83 cases in western Canada (1991–2001) by Jason W. Stull, Michelle Evason, Anthony P. Carr, and Cheryl Waldner

 Canine immune-mediated polyarthritis by B. Kohn
 Immune-mediated polyarthritis: pathophysiology and classification by Karen Perry

 IMPA: Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis in Dogs (Non-erosive) by Dr. Mike Paul, DVM

 Recognizing and treating immune-mediated polyarthritis in dogs by Caroline M. Kiss, DVM, DABVP (canine and feline practice), Gregory C. Troy, DVM, MS, DACVIM

 Steroid-Responsive Meningitis-Arteritis in Dogs with Noninfectious, Nonerosive, Idiopathic, Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis by Aubrey A. Webb, Susan M. Taylor, and Gillian D. Muir

 Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE) 
Lupus in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM 
Systemic lupus erythematosis by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Provet 
Systemic Autoimmune Disease in Dogs by PetMD


Bladder Stones by Long Beach Animal Hospital
Bladder Stones in Dogs by Ernest Ward, DVM
Bladder Stones (Urinary Calculi) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Canine Urolithiasis from Merck Veterinary Manual
Canine Urolithiasis by Hill's Pet Products
Diet Considerations for Dogs with Calcium Oxalate Stones by Katherine H. Wilcox 
Calcium Oxalate Bladder Stones in the Dog by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Canine Struvite Bladder Stones by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Canine Uric acid Bladder Stones by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Urolithiasis (urinary stones) by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
Urolithiasis from Canine Inherited Disorders Database


Artificial Insemination (AI) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
 Breeding Bernese Mountain Dogs by Bernese Breeders Assoc. of GB

Proceedings from the 2011 Eukanuba Breeder Symposium in Canfield, Ohio
- Creating Behaviorally Stable Dogs: The Breeder’s Role by Margaret M. Duxbury, DVM, DACVB
- Current Concepts in Canine Reproduction by Robert Van Hutchison, DVM
- Probiotics: A Management Consideration for the Canine Breeder by Russ Kelley, MS
- Healthy Longevity: Looking at the Biology Behind the Aging Process by David J. Waters, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Canine Reproduction Seminar 2002 by Dr. Robert Hutchison
Canine Reproduction - A Five Part Series by Pamela Davol
The Responsible Breeder and Making a Difference
by Diane Blackman

 Canine Genetic Disorders Known to Affect Bernese Mountains Dogs
 The Genetic Status of the Bernese Mountain Dog by Carol Beuchat PhD
Brief Introduction to Genetics by Fred Lanting
Genetics And Breeding Strategies: Essays For The Dog Breeder by Dr. Susan Thorpe-Vargas
Inbreeding and Linebreeding by Dr. Sue Ann Bowling 
Sleeping Dragons - Hereditary Disease - Breeder Ethics by C. A. Sharp
The Canine Inherited Disorders Database

 Infertility and Reproductive Failure 

 - Canine Herpes Virus -
Stress, Infertility and Herpes Infection by Mary C. Wakeman, DVM
Canine Herpesvirus Infection by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Canine Herpes Infection: Solving the Mystery of the Disappearing Litter by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Herpes Virus: DVMs must manage infected litters by Johnny D. Hoskins
Herpes – More Than a Neonatal Risk? by Fred Lanting
Fading Puppy Syndrome - Canine Viral Herpes by Cathy Arney, Kiokee Mastiffs
Canine Herpesvirus by Ron Hines DVM PhD
Overview of Canine Herpesviral Infection from the Merck Veterinary Manual

Canine Herpes Virus (CHV-1) from Western College of Veterinary Medicine

- Prostate Problems & Cryptorchidism -
Management of Prostatic Disorders by  J. Verstegen, DVM, MSc, PhD and K. Onclin, DVM
Prostate Enlargement in the Dog by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Prostatitis by Foothills Animal Hospital
Prostate Disease by Provet
The Prostate Gland (Problems and Practical Help) by Fred Lanting 
Cryptorchidism from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Crytporchidism by Provet
Cryptorchidism by Marty Smith, DVM and Joe Bodewes, DVM

- Pyometra -
Answering Your Questions about Pyometra
by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center 
Pyometra and Infections of the Uterus 
by Marty Smith, DVM and Joe Bodewes, DVM

 Whelping and Raising Puppies 
Preparing for Your Dog's Labor and Puppy Care by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Cesarean Section by Long Beach Animal Hospital
Eclampsia (Milk Fever or Puerperal Tetany) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM  
Orphaned Puppies: How to Raise Them by Race Foster, DVM and Jennifer Prince, DVM
Save a Puppy's Life by Ed Frawley
Treating a Sick New Born Puppy by Ed Frawley

- Cleft Palate -
 Cleft Palate by Provet
Cleft Palate by Michael Richards, DVM
Cleft Palate from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Cleft Palate by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM

- Umbilical Hernias -
 Understanding Umbilical Hernias by Julia M. Crawford


Disclaimer: Canine health information found through these links should be considered for educational purposes only and should NOT be used to replace professional veterinary consultation and care for your dog. Decisions on which type of medical care or treatment would be best for your dog should be made with the advise of a canine veterinary doctor/specialist. 

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