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Veterinary / Medical Links

Useful  Veterinary  and  Medical  Links  for  German Shepherd Dogs

The following links may provide useful information regarding care of your German Shepherd.
The German Shepherd Dog Club of St. Louis does not agree nor does the club disagree with the information those links provide.

 

GENERIC

Age Related Neutering Disease Study

All About Anal Sacs

American Veterinary Medicine Association
Animal DNA Testing Services
Asperigillosis - Canine Runny Nose
Breed Health Problems

Campylobacteriosis (Dog Show Crud)

Cushings Diagnosis Using Dog Hair

Doggie Home Medicine Chest

Fibrotic Myopathy

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Managing Canine Diabetes

Heart Murmurs and Breeding

Herpesvirus-Protecting Puppies

Horse Equipment Helps Large Dog Breathe

Inherited Disorders

K9 Teeth - Keep Those Pearly Whites

K9 Dental Care - We Are Not Brushing ...

Many Pet Car Safety Restraints Are Unsafe

Merck Veterinary Manual
The Merck Manual for Pet Health for Pet Owners

Motion Sickness

Neospora

New Dwarfism Mutation Identified in Dogs

Old Pets

Pacemakers Keep Dog's Heart Beating

Protein Blocker Helps Dogs With Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Stenosis

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy

Vet DNA Center

VetGen DNA Testing

BREEDING / WHELPING / PUPPIES

Brucellosis - Test for This Hidden Killer Before Breeding

Dam's Lack of Milk is Rare, but Likely Genetic

Fading Puppy and Kitten Syndrome

Frozen Semen

Keep Puppies From Fading

Pregnancy Calendar

Puppy Formula Recipe

Studding My Dog

CANCER

Canine Cancer Breakthrough - Tumexal

Innovative Cancer Treatment by UCDavis

Pet Dogs Help Test Cancer Vaccine

Pet Warning Signs of Cancer

DEGENERATIVE MYELOPATHY

Degenerative Myelopathy

Degenerative Myelopathy - Video - How to Care for a Dog with DM

Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs - Dr Coates

Degenerative Myelopathy - Dr Coates 2012 GSDCA Seminar (video link on GSDCA.org)

Degenerative Myelopathy - Dr Coates 2012 GSDCA Seminar Slide Show (Large file-takes time to load)

Degenerative Myelopathy - immunoglobulin and complement deposition in spinal cord lesions ( link )

Degenerative Myelopathy Update

Degenerative Myelopathy ( UFAW Link )

EPILEPSY

Canine Epilepsy and Your Pet

Epilepsy and Your Pet

Part 1 - Not All Seizures Are Alike

Part 2 - Environmental Seizures

Part 3 - Medication Seizures

 

GASTRIC DILATION VOLVULUS (BLOAT)

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus ('99)(Bloat)

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus-ACVS

PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (wikipedia link)

PARASITES

Ticks

Tick Disease Info Is Better but Prevention is Still Key

 

TORSION

 

TOXINS / POISONS

Common Household Pet Poisons

Flea and Heartworm Preventative Triflexis Suspected of Causing Sickness and Death in Some Dogs

Mushroom Study
National Animal Poison Control Center

New Rat Poison - Bromethalin

Rodenticide Poisoning

Spider Bites

VACCINATIONS

 

WEATHER RELATED

Cold Weather Tips for Pets

Hot Weather Safety Protocol

 

 

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