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A Look Down The Bottle's Neck
by Margi Bragg, ADPEF Historian www.adpef.orgReprinted with permission obtained by Marj Brooks PART 1: A consideration of the consequences to ...
Acral Lick Dermatitis
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission related terms: lick granuloma What ...
written and submitted by Bonnie Dunlop, Botrina Kennels Twelve Essential Oils For Animals Any of the following oils or their ...
Blue Doberman Alopecia Treatment
James Anable's site: Blue Doberman alopecia treatment (link) Permission granted by Logan Catalfu to post on this site Remedy ...
Blue Doberman Coat Rescue
by Marj Brooks, Manorie Dobermans, USA In its basic form, this was posted to DQ by Marj Brooks. We've tried ...
written by Patti Smith Both Valerie's Doberman and mine were diagnosed with Lymphoma. The first step was an accurate diagnosis--I ...
Canine Skin Problems
BACTERIAL SKIN INFECTIONS (PYODERMAS) Causes - Staphylococci (`Staph bacteria´) are the most common organisms found in bacterial skin diseases (pyoderma's) ...
Caring For Your Dog's Teeth
*It is perfectly normal for young dogs to lose their deciduous, or "baby," teeth much as human children do. Canines ...
Chronic Active Hepatitis #1
by Mervi Ihantola DVM Introduction Chronic active hepatitis (CAH) is a yet relatively unknown liver disease with dramatical consequences for ...
Chronic Active Hepatitis #2
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission related terms: chronic liver disease, ...
Colloidal Silver Rediscovered
Prior to 1938, Colloidal Silver was commonly used to combat up to 650 different microorganisms associated with diseases. Colloidal Silver ...
Color Dilution Alopecia
written by R.M. (Bug ) Russell The dilute colors (fawn and blue) do have coat and skin problems and there ...
Controversy Of Canine Nutrition
Link: CANINE NUTRITION: A Practical Approach to Feeding Dogs and Puppies ...
Dr. Kate Meurs on DCM (link) ...
Dcm At Univ Of Guelph
What is dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)? Dilated cardiomyopathy is an acquired disease that is characterized by a markedly enlarged and weakened ...
Diarrhea-causes & Remedies
written by Robert Hart, Vitality ScienceMan´s best friend tends to have a strange palette. Rarely will a dog pass up ...
Diet And Your Pet
by Ms Dany Canino Too Much Of A Good Thing Can Be Hazardous To Your Pet Every pet owner has ...
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a disease of the heart muscle which causes the heart to enlarge and not function properly ...
Dog Food Dilemma
Imagine yourself driving down the highway in your Rolls Royce. You peek down at the gas gauge and see your ...
Dog Food Recall
written by Robert Hart, Vitality ScienceLargest Recall Of Pet Foods In History: The ongoing pet food recall offers a glimpse ...
A NEW APPROACH TO TREATING ARTHRITIS/INFLAMMATION ? It appears that a new product has been discovered to treat or manage ...
Click here for Genetics 101 (link as a PDF) ...
Gold Bead Implants
Written by Dr. Terry Durkes, D.V.M. The gold beads are gold-plated magnets placed in specific points using sterile, surgical technique ...
Head Bobbing Syndrome
Submitted by C. David McLaughlin, DVM "It´s a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." (Sir Winston Churchill, 10-1-39) ...
For more information on Doberman health issues, please visit our Public Education site and our Breeder/Exhibitor Education site.These health conditions ...
Heimlich Maneuver For Choking Canines
Heimlich maneuver for choking canines (link) ...
Holter Monitor Q&A
1. How close are we to getting a DNA marker for cardio? A: We are not researching for the presence ...
submitted by Colby Homer - HOMER HILL with Questions and Answers By Cristina Chambreau, DVMthis article was written in 1993 ...
by Ms Dany Canino The term "Hot Spot" is used to describe a sore that dogs get from chewing and ...
Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy (HOD)
Hyper (meaning excessive) and trophy or tropic (refers to growth), so the name describes an abnormal and excessive growth of ...
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission related terms: familial thyroiditis, lymphocytic ...
Do Not Induce Vomiting If Your Dog: 1. Swallows an acid, alkali, solvent or heavy-duty cleaner; 2. Is severely depressed ...
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission What is intervertebral disk disease? ...
Lawn Chemicals, Pets & Cancer
The following news story was released by Reuters of Washington on April 20, 2004. We had to make sure all ...
Liver disease in pets as well as people is very complex. The scope of the pathology and disease is far ...
Mode Of Inheritance For DCM
Mode of inheritance for DCM (link) ...
OFA – A Genetic Lottery
Genetic Lottery--Do you want to play? (link) ...
Osteosarcoma In Dogs
WHAT IS OSTEOSARCOMA? Osteosarcoma is by far the most common bone tumor of the dog, usually striking the leg bones ...
Commonly referred to as "Pano" by breeders, this mysterious disease/disorder occurs when the normal process of bone degeneration and resorption ...
Peripheral Neuropathy-Dancing Doberman
Peripheral neuropathy-Dancing Doberman disease (link) ...
COMMON NAME BOTANICAL NAME POISONOUS PARTS BIRD OF PARADISE Strelizia regirae FRUIT, SEEDS BOSTON IVY Parthenocissus quinquefolia ALL PARTS CALADIUM ...
Prostate Disease In Dogs
Dr. Peggy Root Kustritz is a 1987 graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She currently is ...
Rawhide And Your Dog's Health
How your dog benefits from rawhide and how to choose the correct chew for your dog...For centuries, wild canines and ...
Recycled Restaurant Grease
written by Robert Hart, Vitality Science Who doesn´t love fried foods? Fried chicken, fried fish, chicken fried steak, fried veggies; ...
Shock & Wound Care
Shock is lack of adequate blood flow to meet the body's needs. Adequate blood flow requires effective heart pumping, open ...
Toxicity & Your Dog
CHOCOLATE POISONING Chocolate contains theobromine - a substance toxic to dogs. Baking chocolate contains more theobromine per ounce than semisweet ...
If your housetrained dog starts having indoor accidents it could have a medical condition that´s interfering with its normal elimination ...
Vaccinations: AVMA Principles
There will always be disagreements about vaccinations and how often one should vaccinate! The articles below are against annual vaccinations ...
Vaccinations: Changing Protocols
The following is taken from the April/May Newsletter of the Senior Dogs Project: Vaccinations: All Veterinary Schools in North America ...
Vaccinations: New Protocol
Dr. W. Jean Dodd's vaccination protocol is now being adopted by ALL 27 North American veterinary schools. I highly recommend ...
By Nancy Morris DVM, Diplomate ACVIM CardiologyRapid, erratic, heart beats known as Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) account for 25-30% of Dobermans ...
Vitamin C & Stress Management
Vitamin C and its role in Stress Management, Bone Metabolism and its influence on the skin and coat of the ...
Vitamins C & E
Vitamin E: Vitamin E is an important nutrient which has been shown to have a number of physiologic and pharmacologic ...
Von Willebrand's Disease
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission What is von Willebrand's disease? ...
Warning-adverse Reaction To Proheart 6
by April S. Andrade I wanted to let everyone in our company know of a great travesty that happened to ...
Warning-Adverse Reactions To Sulfa Drugs
submitted by Mary Korevaar, Glengate Reg'd Dobermans appear to be more susceptible to the hypersensitivity reactions that can be caused ...
Jessica J. Wilcock, DVM, Talent Dobermans, USA 1. What is the life cycle of Whipworms? The dog ingests soil that ...
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission related terms: Wobbler syndrome, cervical ...
References available upon request Jessica J. Wilcock, DVM `Wobbler´s Syndrome´ is the term used to refer to compression of the ...
Zinc Responsive Dermatoses
Written by Dr. Alice Crook and taken from the Canine Inherited Disorders Database with permission What is zinc-responsive dermatosis? This ...