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Aseptic Meningitis from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Meningitis Aseptic by VetMedCenter. com
Articles on Bernese Mountain Dog Aseptic Meningitis  
Meningitis and Encephalitis from Merck Veterinary Manual
Steroid Responsive Canine Meningitis from Cornell Veterinary Medicine "CONSULTANT"
Steroid Responsive Meningitis by Michael Richards, DVM

Study of Clinical Signs and Familial Predisposition Associated with Aseptic Meningitis  
AMBerners: email list for people with Bernese Mountain Dogs suffering from Aseptic Meningitis

 Bacterial Meningitis/Meningoencephalitis/Meningomyelitis by VetMedCenter. com
Bacterial Meningitis (more detailed info) by VetMedCenter. com

Necrotizing Vasculitis in a Bernese Mountain Dog by Gerhardt, Risse, and Meyer-Lindenberg
Necrotizing Vasculitis, Juvenile Polyarteritis Syndrome
from Cornell Veterinary Medicine "CONSULTANT"
 Necrotizing Vasculitis - Spencer's Story by  Patricia M. Robidoux
More Information About Necrotizing Vasculitis from Textbook of Veterinary Medicine 

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Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis by
Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs by Mike Richards, DVM
Myasthenia Gravis by Mike Richards, DVM
Myasthenia Gravis by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Myasthenia Gravis from Canine Inherited Disorders Database

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Arthritis by Norma Bennett Woolf
Arthritis by Provet
Arthritis (Osteoarthritis) by
Arthritis in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM 
Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis) by Holly Frisby, DVM
Medical Management of Osteoarthritis by Paul S. McNamara, DVM, DACVS
Non-surgical Management of Arthritis in Dogs by  Joe Bodewes, DVM and Holly Frisby, DVM
Osteoarthritis (OA) edited by Patricia Long, Melissa Zebley, DVM, Judy Benoit
  Growing Pains: Growth-Associated Bone Disorders in the Dog by Pamela A. Davol

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Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD)

 A Series of Articles on Canine Hip Dysplasia
by John C. Cargill, MA, MBA, MS and Susan Thorpe-Vargas, MS:
Part I -  In-depth look at the whole problem
Part II - Genetic, Nutritional, and Environmental factors
Part III - Standard diagnostic methods for hip dysplasia
Part IV - Orthopedic Registries in Fighting Canine Hip Dysplasia
Part V - Predicting the Abnormal Hip
Part VI - Treatment of this disease tailored specifically to your pet
Part VII - Surgical Management of Canine Hip Dysplasia (part I)
Part VIII -  Surgical Management of Canine Hip Dysplasia (part II)

 Canine Hip Dysplasia-from the FCRA Health Manual
Canine Hip Dysplasia
from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Canine Hip Dysplasia by
   Canine Hip Dysplasia: Are Breeders Winning the Battle? by Pamela A. Davol
Hip Dysplasia by Foothills Animal Hospital

Hip Dysplasia by Provet
Hip Dysplasia by Joe Bodewes, DVM-
 The Importance of Good Positioning on Canine Hip X-Rays by Ed Frawley

- Treatments for Hip Dysplasia -
 Canine Hip Dysplasia by Cheryl Minnier - references pathophysiology, signs,
diagnosis, prevention and treatments (including estimated costs) for the disease.
Hip Dysplasia by Daniel A. Degner, DVM, DACVS 
Clinical Update: Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) by Dan A. Degner, DVM, Dip. ACVS
PennHIP -

PennHIP Website (University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program)
  The PennHIP Method of Diagnosing Hip Dysplasia by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM
What Happens to the PennHIP Radiograph? by Fred Lanting
New Words in the HD Dictionary by Fred Lanting

- International Hip Scoring Comparisons -
Hip Rating Comparison Chart by Anatolian Shepherd Dogs International
Hip Rating Comparison Chart by the Danish Kennel Club
Australian Veterinary Association Hip Dysplasia Scoring Scheme by Leanne Fitzsimmons
Comparison OFA, FCI and SV Hip Ratings by Bobbie Impellizzeri
International Hip Dysplasia Ratings by the Leonberger Union

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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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