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Bernese Mountain Dogs Prone To Infection By Lyme Disease-related Bacteria

Borrelia burgdorferi seem to be particularly successful at infecting Bernese Mountain Dogs, according to recent research. Swiss researchers found that more than half of the dogs they tested were infected with the spiral-shaped bacteria, which are passed on by ticks and can also cause Lyme disease in humans. (More at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/07/070712135334.htm)

Cancer Cures Could Work For Canines And Humans

One of the major issues associated with longer life expectancy in man and his best friend is an increase in the incidence of cancer. Even though they cannot talk, it seems dogs might be able to tell us why and how certain cancers develop. In turn that could lead to better treatments for both canine and human cancer patients. (More at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/07/070712134813.htm)

Vets Pioneer Back Surgery For Dogs

The veterinary hospital at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences offers percutaneous laser disc ablation surgery for canines and is the sole provider worldwide of the treatment option for dogs. (More at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/06/070627121032.htm)

Blind Dogs Can See After New Treatment For A Sudden Onset Blinding Disease

If two dogs are any indication, veterinary researchers may have found a cure for a previously incurable disease that causes dogs to go blind suddenly. In the past six weeks, two dogs have been successfully treated for sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome by a veterinary ophthalmologist. (More at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/05/070531094241.htm)

Dogs Lived 1.8 Years Longer On Low Calorie Diet: Gut Flora May Explain It

Changes caused to bugs in the gut by restricting calorie intake may partly explain why dietary restriction can extend lifespan, according to new analysis from a life-long project looking at the effects of dietary restriction on Labrador Retriever dogs.(More at http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/04/070419160140.htm)




 




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