Practicing veterinarians Gough and Thomas provide a reference to the diseases and disorders of dogs and cats that are inherited or are more prevalent in certain breeds. The book contains listings of dog and cat breeds and the diseases and disorders to which they are believed to be predisposed, together with details on the mode of inheritance, where known. Summaries of diseases are provided in a final section.
From the Publisher
Here is a comprehensive reference to all the diseases and disorders of dogs and cats that are either inherited or more prevalent in certain breeds. There is no other single book that covers this subject. Information on breed-related diseases from numerous high-quality sources are gathered together in one place for the first time. If you are a veterinary surgeon or student needing a handy reference book, or a breeder wanting to know more about your own breed then this book will be invaluable.
Breed Predispositions to Disease in Dogs and Cats
By Alex Gough, Alison Thomas
Published by Wiley-Blackwell, 2004
ISBN 1405107480, 9781405107488