Macrothrombocytopenia or Thrombocytopenia?

Macrothrombocytopenia or Thrombocytopenia?

Why inocorrect treatment could be fatal!Recently there was a veterinary journal article about three Akitas with a persistent macrothrombocytopenia. Macrothrombocytopenia and thrombocytopenia Laboratory findings of this condition are: a low platelet count with...

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Akita Genetic Diversity test  – phase 2

Akita Genetic Diversity test – phase 2

Big thanks to all who took part on this first phase! Second phase started; Akita diversity test People are now ordering their sample kits and we can wait for the results. Dr Pedersen told us that first results for the breed (no individual results as those are private)...

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Akita Genetic Diversity test – project update

Akita Genetic Diversity test – project update

  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. Genetic diversity project update At the moment,...

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Akita Genetic Diversity test!

Akita Genetic Diversity test!

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. This test is already available for Italian Greyhounds and Standard Poodles. The test will...

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Danish contribution to Akita-research

Danish contribution to Akita-research

Contribute to research in Denmark on Saturday! On Saturday, we have our annual meeting of Akita and American Akita in Denmark. The purpose with his meeting is to have a nice day where we meet and talk about the dogs. Every year we also try to have a topic or activity...

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ISI a new association in France

ISI a new association in France

ISI In France, in February 2014, a new association was born: ISI, for Sanitary informations about Inu. The aim? Inform and help owners about Japanese dog’s diseases, through owner’s experiences sharing and specialist’s advices. Blood from Akitas is needed Still in...

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