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. This test is already available for Italian Greyhounds and Standard Poodles. The test will include a panel of simple...

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 BLOOD-SAMPLES SICK DOGS VKH We are pleased to report that Vetogene – Veterinary Medicine Research Centre, University of Milan –...

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 ” Once again we met several akita / american akita and their owners to a pleasant day, with the opportunity to...

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 Akita owners in Denmark! On Saturday, we have our annual meeting of Akita and American Akita in Denmark....

ISI a new association in France

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. Still in France, in 2013, the National...