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Health Matters” Columns originally appearing The Weimaraner Magazine.

Behavioral and Physical Effects of Spaying and Neutering Domestic Dogs

Canine Cancer & Clinical Trials

Canine Influenza Virus (CIV)

 Canine Mammary Tumors

Canine Parvovirius

Early Spay-Neuter Considerations for the Canine Athlete: One Veterinarian’s Opinion *NEW*

Highlights of the 8th Biennial AKC CHF National Parent Club Health Conference

Hyperuricosuria and Nutrition

HOD Research Update: 18 Month Mark

INITIAL RESUTS AND ANANLYSIS: WCA 2012 On-Line Health Survey

Key to Growth of “bad” Bacteria in the Intestine

Mast Cell Tumors

New Dentition Database At OFA

New Treatment For Pain Of Bone Tumors

OFA AND ACVO ESTABLISH NEW EYE CERTIFICATION REGISTRY AND CLINICAL DATABASE FOR OPHTHALMIC DIAGNOSES 

Preventing Injuries

Seizures in Dogs By Sheila Cook, MSc *NEW*

Shaky Puppy Syndrome (Tremor Syndrome) Research

Vaccinology, Revisited

Veterinary Acupuncture

What Do You Know About Probiotics?

Weimaraner Club of America Health Information

HEALTH  INFORMATION

We’d like to introduce the membership to the newly formed WCA Health Committee.  We are  extremely  fortunate to have enlisted  a group of diverse, well qualified members; including veterinarians, researchers and breeders  who have generously  offered to share their  experience and expertise in order to make a valuable contribution to the club.

The purpose of the WCA Health Committee is to communicate with veterinarians and researchers with regard to breed specific health/genetic issues and research and convey information we acquire to the membership.

Committee Responsibilities  include the following:

1. Development:

a.       Develop a health database for members to exchange health information in an open forum.

b.      Develop subcommittee(s) to address a specific health condition if warranted.

c.       Develop recommendations for the Canine Health Information Center (“CHIC”) as part of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals database.

2. Education:

a.       Educate the membership through timely online material, including links to scientific studies and articles.

b.      Educate the membership about the need for targeted health funding.

c.       Provide educational materials for breeders to include with their puppy packets.

d.      Educate the public and Veterinarians about breed-specific conditions and new and on-going research for the same.

3. Member Participation:

a.       Encourage breeders and owners to participate in donating samples by organizing collections at regional and national specialties and in open discussions of health issues.

4. Communication and Funding:

a.       Communicate with the Health Committees of fellow national breed clubs to coordinate collaborative funding contributions.

b.      Communicate with the Weimaraner Foundation Fund to identify priorities in health research and target donations.

c.       Communicate Weimaraner health issues to the American Kennel Club’s Canine Health Foundation (“CHF”) through selection of a CHF Liaison.

d.      Review pending or ongoing research and advise the Board on targeted funding.

5. Report to the Board at least twice a year.

    1. Board Reports:  Submit report to the Secretary of the Board of Directors six weeks prior to each Board meeting.

We are in the process of developing our plans for the coming year and welcome your input. Please contact our Chairperson, Amy Anderson or send an email to   wcahealth@gmail.com  with any suggestions, requests or comments.
WCA Health Committee
Amy Anderson – Chair;  Betta Brehaus, DVM PhD;  Karen Carver, PhD;  Judy Colan;  Sheila Cook, MSc; Susan Lauten, PhD;  Grace Ann Mengel, VMD;  Lou Novosad, DVM;   and Bill Schiemann, PhD

http://weimaranerclubofamerica.org/main/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=49&Itemid=150&lang=en

Click Here For Printable Letter From The Morris Animal Foundation to WCA

Links To Professional Organizations

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Search for an ACVIM Certified Vet
American College of Theriogenologists
Animal Reproduction Specialists
American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
Excellent Links Page
The NetVet.Com
A huge clearninghouse of all kinds of veterinary links. Always something interesting!
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Find an eye specialist in your area plus many other related links.
American Veterinary Medical Association Online
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists
American College of Veterinary Radiology
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Extensive health related links.
Canine Epilepsy Resource Center
Everything you ever needed to know about Canine Epilepsy
Canine Epilepsy Network
A resource for those concerned wth Canine Epilepsy

Bloat
http://issuu.com/HomesIllustratedLV/docs/lvps-0912_book/9

Canine Distemper Article
http://issuu.com/HomesIllustratedLV/docs/lv_pet_scene__july-august_2012/27

Canine Influenza
http://issuu.com/HomesIllustratedLV/docs/nov-dec_2012_pet_scene/23

Canine Parvovirus
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvpetscenejan-feb2013/19

Dental Care
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvps-0114_flipbook/22

Ear Infections
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/ps-0314/20

Giardia
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvps-0913/18

Kidney Disease
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvps-0713/12

Pet Cancer Awareness
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lv_pet_scene__may-june/19

Pet Diabetes
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvps-0313_flipbook/9

Wellness Exams
http://issuu.com/homesillustratedlv/docs/lvps-1113/16

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Pet Health Websites:

http://www.webvet.com/main/

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/

http://www.everydayhealth.com/pet-health.aspx

 

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