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MDR1 Gene Mutation

Dangerous Sensitivity To Trifexis And Ivermectin For Dogs Although this article focuses generally on Australian Shepherds, it contains some very worthwhile information on MDR1 gene mutation and Ivermectin.  Courtesy of While the Australian Shepherd is an aussome breed, it is vulnerable to [...]

2021-11-24T12:30:37+00:00September 11th, 2019|Health Topics|Comments Off on MDR1 Gene Mutation

Collie Camp

This article first appeared in, and is reprinted here with permission of, the Collie Club of America, June 2015 Bulletin. by Vickey Willard of Houston Collie Rescue I’ve been working rescue since 2000. Over the years, you read about the animal seizures from [...]

2021-11-24T12:30:43+00:00September 10th, 2019|Health Topics|Comments Off on Collie Camp

Happy 10th Birthday CRF!

The Collie Rescue Foundation: 10 Years Old and Going Strong The following article first appeared in the December, 2015 issue of Collie Club of America’s “Bulletin.” By Candi Sapp-Sabata, CRF President  The Collie Rescue Foundation, Inc. is a national organization established to promote and [...]

2021-11-24T12:30:49+00:00September 10th, 2019|Health Topics|Comments Off on Happy 10th Birthday CRF!

Getting Over Rover

What is it about dogs, exactly, that makes them so precious to us? By Frank T. McAndrew, Ph.D. Article reprinted from Psychology Today January 29, 2017 Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciatingly sorrowful experiences of our long [...]

2021-11-24T12:30:55+00:00September 10th, 2019|Health Topics|Comments Off on Getting Over Rover

Dog’s Best Friend

A geneticist makes strides in understanding a complex disorder affecting canines and humans. By Clinton Colmenares Article reprinted with permission. “Lassie, come home!” But first, Clemson genetics researcher Leigh Anne Clark, would like to get a cheek swab to study your genes. Anyone [...]

2021-11-24T12:31:09+00:00September 9th, 2019|Health Topics|Comments Off on Dog’s Best Friend
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