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Akita Genetic Diversity Test Phase two!

The first phase of the Akita Genetic Diversity Test for Japanese Akitas and American Akitas at the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, UC Davis, is finished!

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Genetic Diversity Testing for Akita

Result from phase 1 is now available.

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Next step; Akita diversity test

Big thanks to all who took part on this first phase!

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Take part and make a better future for all Akitas! (for all dogs)

Gene testing is a way to make dogs healthier, but we don’t get new gene tests to improve the health if we don’t participate to the research!

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Introduction to the genetic situation of Akitas

Before we can understand the health situation of Akitas, we need to understand basic genetics.

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Breaking news about Atopic Dermatitis!

Wohoooo! Finally they have found gene what is connected to the dog allergies/atopy!

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Autoimmune disease research in University of Helsinki (Finland)

  Autoimmune diseases have to do with an individual’s defense mechanisms.

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