Saber Tails "The Healthy PBGV" Reprints

The PBGVCA publication, Saber Tails, has always been a source of entertaining, interesting, and useful information. We are pleased to provide this archive of articles authored by a number of prominent authorities.All files provided in the PDF file format.

Index

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The genetics of eye disorders in the dog; Cathryn S Mellersh; BioMed Central Ltd; 1/3/2014 (13-pgs.) Article
Living with Cushing's Syndrome by Laura Liscum, PBGVCA Health Committee 12/2014 Article
POAG (Primary Open Angle Glaucoma) by Health Committee & Health & Rescue Foundation 2014 Article
Glaucoma In The PBGV by Professor Peter Bedford (11/2012) reprint from BGVC (11/18/2014) Article
What is Posture and Why Should We Care About it? by Karen Gellman, DVM, PhD, & Judith Shoemaker, DVM 3/2014 Article
Living with Idiopathic Epilepsy by Laura Liscum Article
The Clinical Truths about Pure Breeds,Mixed Breeds and Designer Breeds by Jerold Bell, DVM (Sept 2012) Article
Nutrition and Body Condition in Senior Dogs and Cats; Contributed by Helen Ingher, VP, PBGV Health & Rescue Foundation; Printed with permission from Iams Eukanuba Innovative Research in Dog and Cat Nutrition (Mar 2012) Article
Cancer Care in Cats and Dogs; By Lisa G. Barber, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)(Dec 2011) Article
Understanding Glaucoma by Stephanie Pumphrey, DVM (Sept 2011) Article
Canine Cancer Passes GO & Collects Four Million Dollars by Laura Liscum, PBGVCA Health Committee (Jun 2011) Article
Persistent Pupillary Membranes: PPMs by Stephanie Pumphrey, DVM (Jun 2011) Article

There is more to glaucoma than meets the eye (Mar 2011)
By Laura Liscum, PBGVCA Health Committee

Article
Breeding Strategies for the Management of Genetic Disorders,
By Jerold Bell, D.V.M., Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine &
What is a Genetic Disorder? Reprinted with permission from Crook A, Hill B and Dawson S, Canine Inherited Disorders Database, Dec 2009
Article
DNA Test for Primary Lens Luxation Now Available, From University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine, Dec 2009 Article
How are Defects Inherited?, Reprinted with permission from Crook A, Hill B and Dawson S, Canine Inherited Disorders Database Dec 2009 Article
Banking on the Future, June/July 2009 Article
Holistic Care and the PBGV-Part I, June/July 2009 Article
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG)/Eye Testing-PBGV, Viv Phillips,Written with Professor Peter Bedford's full approval 2-20-2008 Article
Understanding Your Pet's Epilepsy-Canine Epilepsy Network, Dennis O'Brien, DVM, PhD, Reprint: 4/19/2002 (Large file size: 1.5MB) Article
Understanding Your Pet's Epilepsy-Canine Epilepsy Network Partial Dennis O'Brien, DVM, PhD, Reprint: 4/19/2002 (Smaller file size: 148KB) Article
What Everyone Needs to Know About Canine Vaccines
and Vaccination Programs,
Ron Schultz, PhD: 10/21/2007
Article
Facts and Fallacies About Food Allergies, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie - Safe Anesthesia for Man’s Best Friend, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Culling Versus Natural Selection, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Glaucoma and Lens Luxation-Sorting Out the Facts, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Heart Murmurs - What are They, Anyway, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
How to (and not to) Address Hereditary Problems in Dogs, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Steroid Responsive Meningitis-Vasculitis: The Disease With Many Names, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Neck Pain, By Dr. J.E. Dillberger
Reprinted with permission from The Claymore, the official publication of the Scottish Deerhound Club of America.
Article
The Older Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen - Saying Goodbye, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Patellar Luxation in Dogs, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
The Physical Examination-Money Well Spent, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Sex and the Single Bitch, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Obesity Stories, Dr. Kasmin Davis ( File added 4-26-01 ) Article
Results of the 1994 PBGVCA Health Survey, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Summary of 1994 Health Survey, Dr. Kasmin Davis Article
Summary of Opthalmic Findings in PBGVs on April 2, 1999
(In conjunction with the PBGVCA National and Eastern Regional Specialties), Dr. Kasmin Davis
Article
2006 Canine Autoimmune Thyroid Disease and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Canine Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: Common Problem of Purebred Dogs by W. Jean Dodds DVM Article
2005 Taking A Closer Look:Is Hypothyroidism Really The Leading Genetic Disease of Dogs? Article Courtesy of Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, Inc. Reprinted with permission from G. Greg Keller, D.V.M., M.S., Dipl. ACVR, Raymond A. Weitkamp, D.V.M.,
Ray Nachreiner, D.V.M., Ph.D..
Article
2004 Canine thyroid database Article
2004 Michigan State Thyroid Study, Michigan State University as sent to the Secretary of DCA from Ray Nachreiner DVM, PhD. Article
2003 Canine Thyroid Disease by W. Jean Dodds, DVM Article