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Sights set on genetic test for eye disease

November 18th, 2019

Researchers hope to extend the golden years for beloved pets by addressing a condition causing blindness in senior dogs. A Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) research team is working to pinpoint the genetic cause of pigmentary uveitis (PU), a painful, inherited condition that commonly affects golden retrievers. “When it gets to the point when it causes them to go …

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CAHF Research Grants: 2019-2020

Nine research teams at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) have received more than $107,000 in funding to conduct vital companion animal health research in the next 24 months. Read the following research summaries for more details about each study. What causes this agonizing, blinding, and all-too-common golden retriever disease? Drs. Bianca Bauer, Lynne Sandmeyer and Stephanie Osinchuk, WCVM; …

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