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EDUCATION

EVENTS

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HEALTH

A. Before You Buy:  Introduction to Golden Retriever Health

    1. Health Screening for the Parents of a Litter (hips, elbows, eyes, heart)
    2. Improving the Odds for Obtaining a Healthy Golden Puppy
    3. Understanding Cancer in Golden Retrievers
    4. Introduction to Pigmentary Uveitis

B. For New Owners, and Puppy or Adoption Packets

    1. Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Info for Puppy Buyers
    2. Pigmentary Uveitis Letter to Owners
    3. How to Participate in Cancer Research (for dog’s veterinary file)

C. Advanced Health Information

    1. Cancer

      a. Hemangiosarcoma FAQs
      b. Lymphoma and Hemangiosarcoma
      c. Early Cancer Detection Tests

    2. Elbow Dysplasia FAQs
    3. Eyes

      a. Experts Answer Pigmentary Uveitis Questions
      b. prcd-PRA
      c. Finding Genes for PRA and Ichthyosis

    4. Heart Disease:  Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis (SAS)
    5. Ichthyosis
    6. Bleeding Disorders
    7. Swallowing Problems
    8. Hypothyroidism
    9. Update on Hips, Elbows, Eyes, Heart
    10. Preventive Health Care

D. Participation in Research

    1. How to Participate in Cancer Research (for dogs with hemangiosarcoma, lymphoma, osteosarcoma, mast cell tumor)
    2. How to Participate in Pigmentary Uveitis Research (for affected dogs and healthy seniors)
    3. Healthy Goldens 6-8 years old Needed for Lymphoma Study
    4. Golden Retriever Lifetime Study (GRLS) (for dogs 6 months to 2 years old)

      a. GRLS Info for Breeders
      b. GRLS Info for Puppy Buyers

    5. PRA, Cataracts, and Iris Melanoma   http://optigen.com/opt9_research.html
    6. Juvenile Renal Dysplasia Study
    7. DNA Repository   (for healthy dogs and dogs with disease)
    8. Participating in Research:  General Tips and Information
    9. About Clinical Trials

E. Miscellaneous Information

    1. Vector Borne Diseases (from fleas and ticks)

      a. Protecting Your Golden from Flea and Tick Diseases
      b. Vector Borne Disease FAQs

    2. 1998 Scientific Health Survey Results
    3. OFA Electronic Health Survey

      a. Electronic Health Survey Results at 1 year
      b. Participate in Survey   http://www.offa.org/surveys/survey_golden.html

F. Useful Health-Related Links

    1. Health Resource Links

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