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-EPILEPSY & SEIZURES-

Canine Epilepsy by Alicia Wiersma-Aylward
Canine Epilepsy by Balgownie Veterinary Hospital
Canine Epilepsy by Joanne Carson, Ph.D. and Epi-Guardian Angels
Canine Epilepsy Network by Dennis O'Brien, DVM, PhD, DACVIM( Neurology)
includes info on Fly-biting or fly-snapping with video of BMD
 Canine Epilepsy by Alison Nichols
Epilepsy-by Susan Gayle Wynn, DVM
Epilepsy by Foothills Animal Hospital
Epilepsy-from the FCRA Health Manual
Epilepsy in the Dog by PetMD
Epilepsy and Seizures by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
First Dog Epilepsy Gene Identified by Serena Gordon
Idiopathic Epilepsy from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Idiopathic epilepsy by Provet
Idiopathic Epilepsy in the Bernese Mountain Dog
(PubMed Abstract of study by Kathmann, Jaggy, Busato, Bartschi, and Gaillard)
 Important Issues Regarding Seizures by WB Thomas, DVM, Dipl.ACVIM (Neurology)
Inherited Epilepsy can be Devastating in Dogs by Ned Patterson, DVM
Managing Epileptic Dogs by William B. Thomas, DVM, MS
Treatment of Epilepsy by
Novartis Animal Health UK Ltd.
Understanding Canine Epilepsy by Pamela A. Davol
When Epilepsy Strikes: Signs And Treatment For Dogs
By Joseph Hahn, U of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine

Causes of Seizures in Dogs by Teri Dickinson, DVM
Seizures by Ken Diestler, DVM
Seizures by Rachel Peeples
Seizures by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
 Seizure Disorders-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Seizures by Hill Top Animal Hospital
Seizures in Dogs by Teri Dickinson, DVM

 
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-EYE PROBLEMS

Veterinary Ophthalmology Information Centre
Eyes and Your Dog 
Inherited Eye Diseases
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Veterinary Vision
Structures of the Canine Eye and Their Diseases
Eye Problems in Dogs… Don't Be Fooled
by T. J. Dunn, Jr. DVM
Ocular Disorders Presumed to be Inherited in Purebred Dogs 2007 (very large PDF File 7.5 Megs)


Cataracts

Cataracts-by Joe Bodewes, DVM
Cataracts by Eye Clinic for Animals
Cataracts by American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Cataracts by Robert Munger, DVM, DAVCO and Annajane Marlar, DVM
Cataracts by Dennis Hacker, DVM,  DAVCO
Cataracts by Veterinary Vision
Cataracts from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Cataracts in Dogs by Animal Eye Care
Cataracts by the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
 Cataracts - Lens Anatomy and Terminology by Thomas Miller, DVM, MS, DAVCO
Cataract Surgery in Dogs by North Carolina State University
Inheritance of Cataracts in Dogs by Leos Kral
Lens Anatomy and Types of  Cataracts-by Leos Kral
 Nutritional Cataracts by Dr. Lisa Meek, Member ACVO
Your Pet and Cataract Sugery by  University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine
 
Understanding Cataracts by Dan Lorimer, DVM, Dip. ACVO

Ectropion/Entropion

Canine Entropion by the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
Ectropion by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Ectropion by Provet
Entropion and Ectropion by Brandon Brooks, DVM
Entropion from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Entropion by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Entropion by Provet
Entropion by American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Entropion (middle of page) by Wendy Shepard Chisholm, VMD
Entropion by Veterinary Vision
 

Persistent Pupillary Membranes (PPM)

The Eyes Have It  - Persistent Pupillary Membranes by Dr. Meek
Persistent Pupillary Membranes from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Persistent Pupillary Membrane by Michael Zigler, DVM, Cert.V.Ophthal
Persistent Pupillary Membranes in Dogs by Julie Gionfriddo, DVM, DACVO
Persistent Pupillary Membranes by Constance Parker
Persistant Pupillary Membranes(PPM'S) by Foothills Animal Hospital
Persistent Pupillary Membrane

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

Progressive Retinal Atrophy by Dr. Dennis Hacker, edited by Dr. Michael Zigler
Progressive Retinal Atrophy by Teri Dickinson, DVM
Progressive Retinal Atrophy by Amanda Booth, BSc, DVM, MVetSc 
Progressive Retinal Atrophy by Catherine Marley, MD
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) in Bernese Mountain Dogs
by  PRA Task Force of the BMDCA
Progressive Retinal Atrophy from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) by American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Retinal Degeneration by Veterinary Vision
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) in Dogs by Animal Eye Care
Early retinopathy in the Bernese Mountain Dog in France by G. Chaudieu and S. Molon-Noblot
Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Della's Story by Robin Camken
OptiGen Tests PRA-Affected Dogs at NO Cost by OptiGen
Inherited Eye Diseases Clinic University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine - Dr. Gus Aguirre

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Fibrocartilaginous embolism  (FCE)

Fibrocartilaginous Embolism by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
FCE: Fibrocartilaginous Emboli by Laura Culbert, DVM
Fibrocartilaginous Embolic Myelopathy (FCE) by Dr. Erika De Papp
Fibrocartilagious Embolism from Berner-l Archives
Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE) by Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DipABVP
Fibrocartilaginous Embolus by Michigan Veterinary Specialists

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-GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS-

Bloat/Gastric Torsion

Bloat
by Mary Lou Tingley
Bloat by Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD
 Bloat-by Kathy Hutton, DVM
Bloat Prevention and Gastropexy Surgery by Linda Arndt
Bloat First Aid and Prevention by Jack Godwin
 Bloat (Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus) by Joe Bodewes, DVM
BLOAT: Is your dog at risk? by Tamara Aegard
Bloat:  The Mother of all Emergencies-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
   Bloat, Torsion, Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) by Kathy Hutton, DVM
Canine Bloat by United States Police Canine Association
Canine Bloat by Chastain Vets
Canine Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (Bloat) by Purdue University
Gastric Volvulus and Dilatation (Stomach Bloat) by Michigan Veterinary Specialists
Does Feeding Regimen Influence GDV (Bloat) by Canine Sports Medicine Update
Gastric Dilation and Torsion (Bloat) by  Balgownie Veterinary Hospital
Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV)
from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
 First Aid For Bloat by Siefried Zahn, DVM
  Gastric Dilitation and Volvulus (GDV), Bloat and Torsion-by Ken Diestler, DVM
 
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (Bloat) by Patricia Long
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV) or Bloat-from the FCRA Health Manual
Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Syndrome in Dogs by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
-Gastric Torsion in Dogs by Dudley E. Johnson, M.V.Sc.
Gastric Volvulus and Dilatation by Daniel A. Degner, DVM, DACVS
Nutrition: Is it Factor in Bloat and Torsion? by Linda Arndt
Protecting Your Dog from Bloat by Brenda Rushman and Steve Van Wie, DVM
Signs of Bloat by Gael Goldsack
Stomach Bloat in Dogs by Anita Weidinger, DVM 

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

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

FAQs about Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Your Dog -  Canine Chronic Diarrhea And Vomiting by Dr. Ronald Hines
Inflammatory bowel diseases by Provet
Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Michael Richards, DVM
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs by PetMD
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs by Holly R. Frisby, DVM
Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Michigan Veterinary Specialists

Lymphangiectasia

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia by y Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DipABVP
Intestinal Lymphangiectasia from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
PLE / Lymphangiectasia - EPI * Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
by Stanley L. Marks BVSc, PhD, Dipl ACVIM (Internal Medicine, Oncology), Dipl ACVN

Intestinal Syndrome for Dogs by Special Needs Pets
Lymphangiectasia in Dogs and Cats by Chick Newman, PhD, DVM
Lymphangiectasia in Dogs by PetMD
Lymphangiectasia by Dr. Bari Spielman


Megaesophagus

Megaesophagus
by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Megaesophagus by Michael Richards, DVM
Megaesophagus by Michigan Veterinary Specialists
Megaesophagus by Rachel Peeples
Megaesophagus from Merck Veterinary Manual Reference
Megaesophagus from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Megaesophagus by Val Whitman
Megaesophagus by Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DABVP
Megaesophagus by Lucy L. Pinkston, DVM
Megaesophagus by Dave Kay and Katy Weeks
Megaoesophagus by Provet
Megaesophagus in the Dog from Cornell Veterinary Medicine "CONSULTANT"
Risk Factors for Acquired Megaesophagus in Dogs 
abstract from study by AR Gaynor, FS Shofer, and RJ Washabau 

Obstructions

Foreign Bodies in the Small Intestine by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Foreign Bodies in the Stomach by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
 
Intussusception by Michael Richards, DVM
Intussusception-by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
Intussusception by  the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
Intussusception: Beau's Story by Robin Camken
Gastrointestinal Foreign Body by Michigan Veterinary Specialists
Gastrointestinal Foreign bodies by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)

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KIDNEY DISEASE

Chronic Kidney Failure by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Familial Kidney Disease from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Glomerulopathy (glomerulonephritis) (GN) by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Glomerulonephropathy in Bernese Mountain Dogs  (abstract of report)
by C. Reusch, A. Hoerauf, J. Lechner, M. Kirsch, G. Leuterer, G. Minkus, G. Brem
Glomerulonephritis in Dogs and Cats by Antech Diagnostics
Juvenile Renal Disease
by Susan Fleisher
 Kidney Disease in Dogs by Susan Fleisher
 (includes symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, management, recipes, breed specific renal diseases, 
genetics, current research, bibliography and abstracts)
Kidney Problems by Michael Richards, DVM
Renal Failure in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
What is Renal Dysplasia? by LACCC Research Fund


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LABORATORY TESTS & DRUG INFORMATION

Blood Chemistry Panels by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
The Blood Chemistry Panel: What Does It Mean? by Jeff Wayman, DVM
Blood Groups in Dogs by Denise Campbell, RVT and Clint Chastain, DVM
Bloodwork and other Labwork by Michael Richards, DVM
Complete Blood Count (CBC) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
How To Read Laboratory Tests
Lab Test Directory
by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
 Urinalysis by Lisa Croteau, DVM (PDF File)
Veterinary Lab Test Interpretation by North Western Laboratories
What Do Those Lab Test Mean? by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Understanding Your Pet's Bloodwork by Ottawa Veterinary Hospital

  Pet Health Care Library of Medications by Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DABVP
Common Drugs and Nutraceuticals by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
 
Animal Pharmacy Center by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center


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LIVER SHUNT 

Information On Portosystemic or Liver Shunts by Myra Ehrman, RN, BA, BS, MScN
Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (IHPSS) in a Bernese Mountain Dog by Nancy P. Melone, Ph.D
Liver Shunt
by Larry Snyder, DVM
Liver Shunts Common Questions and Answers
by Karen Tobias, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
Hepatic Porto-Systemic Shunts
by Larry Snyder, DVM
Liver Shunts - Frequently Asked Questions by Jay Bianco
Portosystemic Shunt (PSS)
from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Portosystemic Shunt FAQ
by University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Portosystemic Shunt (PSS) in the Irish Wolfhound
by Penny Watson MRCVS
Portosystemic Shunt Surgery by the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
Portosystemic Shunts (Liver Shunts) by Michigan Veterinary Specialists
Portosystemic Shunts by Daniel A. Degner, DVM, DACVS
Portosystemic Shunt (Liver Shunt) in the Scottish Terrier by Linda L. Orsborn
Study on Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts by Dr. Chick Weisse

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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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