Analysis of large versus small dogs reveals three genes on the canine X chromosome associated with body weight, muscling and back fat thickness

Plassais J, Rimbault M, Williams FJ, et al. PLoS Genet 2017;13:e1006661. Domestic dog breeds display significant diversity in both body mass and skeletal size, resulting from intensive selective pressure during the formation and maintenance of modern breeds. While previous studies … Read More

Incidental And Nonincidental Canine Thyroid Tumors Assessed By Multidetector Row Computed Tomography: A Single-Centre Cross Sectional Study In 4520 Dogs

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Bertolini G, Drigo M, Angeloni L, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:304-314. Thyroid nodules are common in dogs and are increasingly likely to be detected with the increased use of advanced imaging modalities. An unsuspected, nonpalpable, asymptomatic lesion, defined … Read More

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Gross Postmortem, And Histological Findings For Soft Tissues Of The Plantar Aspect Of The Tarsus And Proximal Metatarsal Region In Non-Lame Horses

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Dyson S, Blunden A, Murray R. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:216-227. Injuries of the plantar soft tissues of the tarsus and proximal metatarsus can be a source of lameness in horses, however published information is lacking on high field MRI … Read More

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