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  • What Are Allergies, and How Do They Affect Dogs? by Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD
  • Inhalant Allergies (ATOPY)-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • Food Allergies: Your Pet’s Itchy Skin-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • Food Allergies by Joe Bodewes, DVM
  • Food Allergies: The Truth About Lamb and Rice Mixes by Sarah Probst, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Flea Allergy Dermatitis by John Macdonald
  • Atopic Dermatitis in the Dog by Stephen Shaw, BVM, CertSAD, MRCVS
  • Allergies and Atopy by Race Foster, DVM, & Joe Bedowes, DVM
  • Allergic Dermatitis on the Long Beach Animal Hospital website
  • Skin and Allergy Problems in Dogs by Cheryl Minnier
  • Allergy Testing and Immunotherapy by Dr. Joe Bodewes, DVM
  • Glomerulonephritis and Allergies by Rob Hilsenroth, DVM from Good Dog Magazine
  • Allergic Skin Disease (ASD) on the Animal Health Trust website
  • Starting From Scratch – What Makes Dogs Itch? By Dr Cam Day on the Petalia website
  • Fleas and Flea Allergy Dermatitis on vetulike.com
  • Hill’s Atlas of Veterinary Clinical Anatomy
  • Cardiovascular System of the Dog by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Canine Eye by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Canine Ear by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Digestive Tract by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Lymphatic System by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal System by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • The Nervous System by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Respiratory System by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Urogenital System of the Dog by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine

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  • Autoimmune Diseases by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM
  • Auto-Immune Disease by Linda Aronson, DVM on the Bearded Collie Club of Canada website
  • Immune Disorders of Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
  • Auto-Immune Disease on the SiriusDog.com website
  • The Immune System and Disease Resistance by Jean Dodds, DVM
  • Canine Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia by Pamela A. Davol
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia by Louise Neumann
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA) by Joanne Dickson
  • Immune-Mediated Anemia on the VetMedCenter.com website
  • Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia by Michael Richards, DVM
  • The Immune System and Disease Resistance by W. Jean Dodds, DVM
  • Discoid Lupus by Michael Richards, DVM
  • petimmune – an email list is for pet owners, veterinarians, researchers, and anyone else with an interest in the topic of animals who have autoimmune diseases.
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diseases of the Muscles of the Face: Masticatory Muscle Myositis (MMM) and Extraocular Myositis (EOM)
  • Masticatory Myositis (Eosinophilic Myositis) By Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DipABVP
  • Masticatory muscle myositis in a dog with probable systemic lupus erythematosus contributed by Dr. Tabitha Shanies
  • Most Commonly Asked Questions about Masticatory Muscle Myositis from the Comparative Neuromuscular Laboratory, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
  • Canine Masticatory Muscle Disorders by G. Diane Shelton, DVM, PhD; and George H. Cardinet III, DVM, PhD
  • Masticatory Muscle Myositis in a 13 month old male Saluki mix dog contributed by Drs.Robert Bergman and Caeley Malme

    Pemphigus Foliaceus on the Akita Club of America webpage

  • Breeder Vet Articles-by Mary Wakeman, DVM Ashford Animal Clinic, Canine Fertility Center
  • Breeding & Whelping – a huge collection of links on the Chinaroad Lowchensaustralia.com website
  • The Responsible Breeder and Making a Difference by Diane Blackman, includes COEs from many breed clubs
  • Breeding Your Dog by Cindy Tittle Moore
  • Canine Reproduction by Pamela A. Davol on the labbies.com website
  • Current Issues In Canine Reproduction by Dr. Robert Gilbert on the Am. Norfolk Terrier Assoc. webpage
  • Sex and The Single Dog: A look at the latest advances in reproductive technology by Anne Greenbank, D.V.M. and Melissa Goodman, D.V.M.
  • To Breed or Not To Breed? Infertility in Dogs by Stephen M. Sheldon, DVM on The Pet Tribune webpages
  • Artificial Insemination (AI) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
  • Preparing for Your Dog’s Labor and Puppy Care by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • The Care and Feeding of the Breeding Bitch Part One by Kathleen Hefner, DVM from the May 1999 AKC Gazette
  • The Care and Feeding of the Breeding Bitch Part Two by Kathleen Hefner, DVM from the July 1999 AKC Gazette
  • The Care and Feeding of the Breeding Bitch Part Three by Kathleen Hefner, DVM from the October 1999 AKC Gazette
  • 4 Steps to Breeding Success by Camelot Farms
  • Canine Pregnancy Diagnosis from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine – including palpation, ultrasound, x-rays and hormone testing
  • Breeding, Whelping, and Rearing Puppies by Liza Lee Miller
  • Fading Puppy Syndrome on the Samoyed Club of America Education and Research Foundation, Inc. website
  • Fading Puppy Syndrome by Val Brown on Dogs Worldwide website
  • Neonatal Viral Infections of Pups: Canine Herpesvirus and Minute Virus of Canines (Canine Parvovirus-1) by L. Carmichael on the ivis.org website or also can be found here
  • Uterine Inertia on the Samoyed Club of America Education and Research Foundation, Inc. website
  • Telltale Signs Of Difficult Labor from Cornell University Newsletter
  • Chronicle of Early Puppyhood by Michael Richards, DVM on the vetinfo web site
  • Canine Pregnancy Calendar – Fun tool. Fill in the blanks and let the calendar calculate the rest. On the schaferhund.com website.
  • Cleft Palate on the Samoyed Club of America Education and Research Foundation, Inc. website
  • Tube Feeding by Jennifer Prince, DVM
  • Aspiration Pneumonia by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
  • Orphaned Puppies: How to Raise Them by Race Foster, DVM and Jennifer Prince, DVM
  • Baby Food: Proper Feeding of Orphans by Lisa Freeman, DVM, Ph.D.from the April 2000 AKC Gazette
  • “Swimmer Puppies” by Mary C. Wakeman, D.V.M. in the online journal, Breeder Vet
  • Swimmer Puppies by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM Drs. Foster & Smith, Inc.
  • Swimmer Puppies (Pectus Excavatum) by Coreen Kitto, Oak Ridge Cockers
  • Cesarean Section by Long Beach Animal Hospital
  • Eclampsia (Milk Fever or Puerperal Tetany) by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM

  • Reproduction Topics in Dogs by Mike Richards, DVM
  • Breeding Culture Programs and Problematic Infections for Dams, Sires, and Puppies by Myra Ehrman, RN, BA, BS, MScN
  • Canine Herpesvirus Infection by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM
  • Stress, Infertility And Herpes Infection by Mary C. Wakeman, DVM
  • Canine Herpes with information on vaccination
  • Fetal Resorption by Mike Richards, DVM
  • Fetal Resorption Is Another Cause Of “Missed” Pregnancies by Lynn Sommavilla-Doxey
  • Mycoplasma and Reproductive Systems by Isaac Maeda, DVM
  • Sources and Excerpts On The Use Of Canine Vaginal Culture on the Hill Top Animal Hospital website
  • Canine Pregnancy Failure from the Antech Diagnostic News letter – Feb. 99
  • Canine Abortion by Jeanette L. Floss, DVM, MS, and Dav >Cryptorchidism on the Samoyed Club of America Education and Research Foundation, Inc. website
  • Cryptorchidism: Undescended Testicles by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM on the Drs. Foster & Smith, Inc. website
  • Cryptorchidism by Fred Lanting on LoveMyPets.com
GENERAL CANCER INFORMATION

  • University of Pennsylvania – OncoLink: Veterinary Oncology
  • The Veterinary Cancer Society with a nice collection of helpful links
  • Magic Bullet Fund – a fund that raises money so that people who have dogs with cancer but cannot afford treatment can apply for financial assistance.
  • Pets-Cancer Listservefor those who need support during their pets’ cancer experiences. This new group, one of about one hundred such groups sponsored by ACOR, is a forum for sharing medical information about cancer in our pets, and for providing emotional support to each other.
  • Integrative Treatment of Cancer in Dogs R.M. Clemmons, DVM, PhD – cancer diet, herbal supplements and various other alternatives to traditional therapy
  • CSU Animal Cancer Center
  • Canine Cancer Awarenesswebsite
  • Animal Cancer from the AVMA
  • Human Cancer Treatment Goes to the Dogs — Radiation Gives Dogs a Leg Up on Cancer Cure on canismajor.com
  • Total Cancer Management in Small Animals by Susan G. Wynn, DVM
  • Robin’s Canine Cancer Files with links for conventional and non-conventional treatments
  • Veterinary Cancer Treatment Options by the Clinical Oncology Service, Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (VHUP) – OncoLink
  • The Dog With Cancer: What Can I Do? by C. Guillermo Couto, DVM, DACVIM on the pages of the Flat-Coated Retriever Health Manual
  • Review of the Epidemiology of Cancer in Dogs by Todd Bessinger
  • Cancer by the Animal Health Trust
  • Owners Weigh Options for Pets with Cancer: Part 1 by Sarah Probst
  • Owners Weigh Options for Pets with Cancer: Part 2 by Sarah Probst
  • Cancer Types & Information on the Canines in Crisis Site
  • Cancer In The Canine -by Pamela Davol
  • Cancer Definitions by The National Cancer Institute
  • Cancer -by Linda Aronson, DVM
  • OncoLink: Nutritional Requirements of Dogs and Cats with Cancer
  • OncoLink: Cancer Terminology and Symptoms
  • Cancer FAQ and Introduction to Cancer on the Texas A & M Veterinary Oncosite

ANAL SAC ADENOCARCINOMA

  • Bladder Cancer by Rob Hilsenroth, DVM from Good Dog Magazine
  • Bladder Cancer (Transitional Cell Carcinoma-TCC) information and a test that is available to test for TCC
  • Rennie’s Page – Transitional Cell Carcinoma Resources
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma on the CanineCancerAwareness.org website
  • Hemangiosarcoma from the FCRA Health Manual
  • OncoLink: Dog Hemangiosarcoma
  • Hemangiosarcoma by Michael Richards, DVM
  • Hemangiosarcoma by Anita R. We > on the the Southeastern Virginia (SEVA) Golden Retriever Rescue, Education, and Training, Inc. (G.R.R.E.A.T) website
  • Hemangiosarcoma on the CanineCancerAwareness.org website
  • Malignant Histiocytosis from Cornell Veterinary Medicine CONSULTANT
  • Malignant Histiocytosis from the FCRA Health Manual
  • Histiocytosis from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database
  • Canine Lymphoma-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • Lymphoma in Dogs by By Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DipABVP
  • PetScreen – a test for canine lymphoma
  • OncoLink: Lymphosarcoma in Dogs on the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center website
  • Canine Lymphosarcoma (Links) compiled and maintained by Judith Van Noate
  • Lymphoma-from the FCRA Health Manual
  • Resources About Lymphosarcoma in Dogs
  • Living with Canine Lymphoma: Clondike’s Story by David Kintsfather
  • Lymphoma by Anita Weidinger, DVM on the the Southeastern Virginia (SEVA) Golden Retriever Rescue, Education, and Training, Inc. (G.R.R.E.A.T) website
  • Lymphoma on the Mar Vista Animal Medical Center website
  • Lymphoma on the CanineCancerAwareness.org website

MAMMARY (BREAST) TUMOR

  • Canine Mammary Tumors by the Clinical Oncology Service, Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (VHUP) – OncoLink
  • Mammary Tumors by Michael Richards, DVM on the vetinfo web site
  • Mammary (Breast) Cancer by Race Foster, DVM, Holly Frisby, DVM, & Joe Bedowes, DVM
  • Canine Mammary Tumors by from the Merck Veterinary Manual online resource
  • Mammary Tumors in Dogs by Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DipABVP
  • Mammary Cancer on the CanineCancerAwareness.org website
  • Mammary Tumors in Dogs and Cats: What Do I Tell the Owner? by Brian Wilcock, D.V.M., PhD.
  • Mammary Cancer Research Study for Samoyeds

MAST CELL TUMOR

  • Pet Dental Website by the AVMA, the American Veterinary Dental Society and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
  • Pet Dentistry: Dogs and Cats Need Dental Care, Too by Dr. T J Dunn on The Pet Center website
  • Dental Disease on the Long Beach Animal Hospital website – very comprehensive
  • Canine Dentitionby Margo B. Maloney DVM
  • Can Your Pet’s Broken Tooth Be Saved? by Jennifer Browning-Stone, Information Specialist, University of Illinois CVM
  • Keep Your Pet Smiling with Good Dental Hygiene by Jennifer Browning-Stone, Information Specialist, University of Illinois CVM
  • Dental FAQ from the MesaVet.com library
  • Dental Prophylaxis by Dr. Laura Bay-Williams, DVM from the MesaVet.com library
  • What to Expect When Your Pet Breaks a Tooth by Theresa A. Fuess, Ph.D., University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Halitosis on the All Pets Dental website by Jan Bellows, DVM, read about: General Dental Care, Periodontal Disease, Endodontics: Care of the Fractured Tooth, Pet Orthodontics
  • Taking the Bite out of Dental Disease by Dr. Ira R. Luskin on thepetcenter.com website

  • Bloat in Large Dogs by Siefried Zahn, DVM which includes a first aid kit description on the dachshund.org website
  • Bloat in Dogs
  • Canine Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (Bloat) on the Purdue University webpages
  • Bloat by Mary Lou Tingley on the Atlantic States Briard Club webpage
  • Bloat by Kathy Hutton, DVM
  • Bloat by Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD
  • BLOAT: The Mother of all Emergencies-by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • Bloat (Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus)
  • Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus; Bloat by Patricia Long edited by Dr. Kathy Berge, DVM, Health Chair of BMDCA
  • Signs of Bloat by Gael Goldsack
  • Gastric Dilation and Torsion (Bloat) by Balgownie Veterinary Hospital
  • Gastric Torsion in Dogs by Dudley E. Johnson, M.V.Sc.
  • Nutrition: Is it Factor in Bloat and Torsion? by Linda Arndt
  • Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV) or Bloat-from the FCRA Health Manual
  • Stomach Bloat in Dogs by Anita Weidinger, DVM
  • Prophylactic Gastropexy and Procedures by Karen Leshkivich, DVM
  • Colitis on the Mar Vista Medical Center website
  • Diarrhea by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • When Your Pet Has Diarrhea by Sarah Probst, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine

GENERAL INFORMATION ON DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS

  • Diseases of the Esophagus: Food Comes Out Before It Goes Down by Sarah Probst, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Managing Flatulence by Lowell Ackerman DVM on the Inkabijou webpages
  • Flatulence on the Isabelle Pets webpages

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE (IBD)

  • Canine Liver Disease Foundation
  • The Liver: Your Pet’s Biggest Gland by Stephen M. Sheldon, DVM on the The Pet Tribune webpages
  • Multiple Causes of Cirrhosis in Dogs by Larry P. Thornburg DVM, University of Missouri from the Working Dogs webpages
  • Liver Disease in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
  • Liver Disease on the Long Beach Animal Hospital website – Includes information on Infectious Canine Hepatitis, Liver Shunt, Hepatic Lipidosis, Cancer, Chronic Active Hepatitis, Copper Storage Disease, and Gall Bladder Removal.
  • Portosystemic Shunts by Dr. Karen Tobias, DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Hepatic Porto-Systemic Shunts by Larry Snyder, DVM
  • Recognition and Management of Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs by P. Watson, DVM, PhD
  • Liver Shunts – Frequently Asked Questions by Jay Bianco
  • Portosystemic Shunt (PSS) from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
  • Portosystemic Shunt (PSS) In the Irish Wolfhound by Penny Watson MRCVS
  • Portosystemic Vascular Shunts on the Southern California Veterinary Surgical Group website
  • Liver Shunt Info on the U of Tenn Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Transcolonic portal scintigraphy — new technique available for diagnosing portosystemic shunts in dogs and cats on the Ohio State university CVM website
  • Canine liver disease listserve, canineliver-d
  • Canine Liver Diet – home made
  • Copper Toxicity/Chronic Active Hepatitis by J. Boniface

  • Unbalanced Diet, Table Scraps Can Cause Pancreatitis in Dogs by Linda March, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Pancreatitis in Dogs and Cats by Ron Hines DVM PhD
  • Pancreatitis in Dogs and Cats from the Texas a & M Gastrointestinal Laboratory
  • Canine Pancreatitis on the Animal Hospital of Parkland health guide webpage
  • Pancreatitis and Diabetes on thePets With Diabetes webpages
  • Pancreatitis – An Owner’s Guide to Pet Care from the Miniature Schnauzer Club of Canada webpages
  • Pancreatitis and Pancreas Problems by Michael Richards, DVM on the VetInfo webpages
  • Q & A – Pancreatitis in Dogs & Cats by Janet Tobiassen Crosby, DVM on the Miningco web pages
  • Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

PERIANAL FISTULAS [Anal Furunculosis]

  • Tonsillitis by Race Foster, DVM and Marty Smith, DVM Drs. Foster & Smith, Inc.
  • Vomiting by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Drawing of the Canine Ear by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ear Diseases by Howard A. Mintzer DVM
  • Aural Hematoma on the Mar Vista Animal Medical Center web site
  • Ear Hematoma and Ear Infections and Ear Cleaning on the Long Beach Animal Hospital website
  • Ear Hematoma on Moore Vet web site
  • Ear Scratching and Head Shaking by Theresa A. Fuess, Ph.D, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Otitis Externa by Stephen D. White DVM, DACVD, Colorado State University on the Inkabijou webpages
  • The Deaf Dogs Web Ring
  • deafdogs eMail Discussion List is for people with dogs that are deaf. It is a forum for sharing advice, experiences and support for owners of deaf dogs.
  • Deaf Dogs Info Site
  • Deaf Dog Education Action Fund
  • Deafness in Dogs and Cats by George M. Strain, PhD.

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ADDISON’S DISEASE (Hypoaddrenocorticism)

  • Addison’s Disease on the Mirage Samoyeds website
  • Addison’s Disease on the Mar Vista Animal Medical Center website
  • k9Addisons is a listserv for those with canine companions afflicted by Addison’s Disease
  • Canine Addison’s Website by Susan Ellam
  • AddisonDogs.com with a support group
  • Addison’s Disease on the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine website
  • Addison’s Disease by Michael Richards, DVM
  • Addison’s Disease from the BeaCon – Bearded Collie Foundation For Health Website
  • Addison’s Disease in Dogs by Chinaroad Lowchens of Australia
  • Melody’s Page of Addison’s links
  • Addison’s Disease by Wendy C. Brooks, DVM, DABVP on the VeterinaryPartner.com pages
CUSHING’S DISEASE (Hyperadrenocorticism)/SYNDROME

  • K9Cushings.com with an interactive discussion forum
  • Cushing’s Syndrome Informational Website by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
  • Cushing’s Disease on the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine website
  • Cushing’s Disease (hyperadrenocorticism) on the Long Beach Animal Hospital website
  • Cushing’s Disease in Dogs by Mike Richards, DVM
  • Cushing’s Pets Electronic Forum – an unmoderated listserv open to anyone with an interest in Cushing’s Syndrome and Cushing’s Disease in animals
  • Cushing’s Disease and Diabetes on the Pets With Diabetes website
  • Cushing’s Disease by Norma Bennett Woolf
  • Canine Cushing’s Disease by Kate Connick
  • Cushing’s Disease: A Threat to Older Dogs by Jennifer Browning-Stone, Information Specialist, University of Illinois CVM
  • Definitive Diagnosis Can Be Difficult in Cushing’s Disease by Sarah Probst
  • Cushing’s Disease – Hyperadrenocorticism by Joe Bodewes, DVM
  • Cushing’s Disease or Hyperadrenocorticism by Mike Richards, DVM
  • Flow Diagram of the Diagnosis of Cushing’s Disease by Auburn University – College of Veterinary Medicine
  • VitaWise: A Self-Help Guide for Nutritional Healing–Adrenal Disorders — a holistic approach
  • Canine Diabetes
  • Pets With Diabetes- well written site with a lot of information and links
  • Diabetes Mellitus from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Client Education Series which includes types of insulin and how to give injections
  • Diabetes Mellitus by Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Diabetes Mellitus on the Mar Vista Animal Medical Center website.
  • Muffin-Diabetes Listserve
  • Petdiabetes Mailing List
  • Pets with Diabetes Web Ring
  • Diabetes in Cats and Dogs by Chick Newman, PhD, DVM
  • Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs on the Animal Hospital of Parkland health guide webpage
  • The American Diabetes Association website
  • The Diabetes Monitor: Diabetes on the Web: Pets with Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus on the Branford Miniature Schnauzer web page written by Dr. Lea Stogdale of the WinRose Animal Hospital
  • Cushing’s Disease and Diabetes on the Pets With Diabetes website
  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) website which includes a listing, by state (US), of some board certified ophthamologists.
  • How to Test Blood Glucose at Home by Nancy Johnson
  • Diabetic Diets from Hill’s® and Home Cooking Recipes on the Pets With Diabetes website
  • Pancreatitis and Diabetes on the Pets With Diabetes webpages

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