• 27/02/2020
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    Dutch criteria for breeding short-nosed dogs

    Dutch criteria for breeding short-nosed dogs

    The Expertise Centre Genetics of Companion Animals (ECGG) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University has developed criteria for breeding short-nosed dogs on behalf of the Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. These criteria help Authorities and the National Animal Protection Inspectorate to better enforce the existing Dutch legislation. Breeding selection

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    • 26/02/2020
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    Can pets spread the new coronavirus?

    Can pets spread the new coronavirus?

    It has been about two months since the start of a novel coronavirus disease outbreak in China in December 2019. Dangerous disease, which has been named COVID-19 is spreading fast and health organizations are working hard to expand knowledge about the new virus and provide advice for people on how to protect themselves and prevent

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    • 22/02/2020
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    Which country spends the most on its pets?

    Which country spends the most on its pets?

    According to The Economist and research from GfK (market research company), people in Britain, France and Switzerland spend the most on their pets among European citizens. Additionally, Americans are at the top of the list, where two-thirds of the households own a pet. The pet industry is booming, and the pet-care market has grown by

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    • 20/02/2020
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    The effectiveness of Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia screening

    The effectiveness of Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia screening

    A recent study has revealed a marked improvement in hip and elbow scores for six most commonly screened dog breeds in the UK. The number of dogs, screened for dysplasia has increased and also the grades of dogs used for breeding are improving. This is a good achievement and encouragement in a fight against these

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