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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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A conversation about SA in Japanese Akita with Dr. Pedersen

By Peter van der Lugt

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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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Diversity test for Akitas

  The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) of the University of California, Davis, in collaboration with Dr Niels C. Pedersen, has started the research phase to develop a canine genetic diversity test for Akitas.

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New Genetic Diversity test for Akitas! 

UC Davis and Dr. Niels C. Pedersen and staff have now started the research phase with Akitas to develop a canine genetic diversity test for the breed.

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Blood-samples; sick dogs with VKH

AU got an e-mail the other day with very interesting information. The following text is copied/pasted from the original e-mail

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Contribution to research on autoimmune diseases

Akitas in Denmark gave blood for research Both Japanese and American contributed and the blood is on it’s way to Finland. /Akita Unleashed Admin

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Denmark contributes to Akita-research

This is a private initiativ from experienced Danish “Akita-people”  in Denmark. Maybe you should do the same in your country/region? /Akita Unleashed

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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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ISI a new association in France

In France, in February 2014, a new association was born:

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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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English about the SA/VKH study in France

Kindly Guillaume Moerman has translated the French information to English.

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