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 The New Knowledge of DM ("GSD Myelopathy") - Chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy (CDRM) is a well-recognised neuro-degenerative disease of unknown aetiology which affected large breed dogs, primarily the German Shepherd Dog (GSD). Information gathered from various sources, compiled by Fred Lanting.
 degenerativemyelopathylist - This list is for owners of pets that have Degenerative Myelopathy. This group has been active for over 6 years. It is intended to be used as a support group to help one another get thru some hard times.
 Canine Cancer Awareness - Hemangiosarcoma - A common form of cancer, hemangiosarcoma affects mostly older, large breed dogs though all dogs, including young, can be affected. Males tend to have a higher rate of diagnosis than females, with German Shepards and Golden Retrievers more affected than other breeds.
 Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - No matter where this tumor is found, it is bad news. Hemangiosarcoma is a blood vessel cancer that is highly malignant and usually a challenge to treat. At least one form is curable with surgery if caught early. Will you know it if you see it?
 PetEducation.com from Foster & Smith - Hemangiosarcoma is an aggressive cancer that arises from the blood vessels.
 Canine Hemangiosarcoma - With photos, information from: Class of 2004 (Fankhauser) and the Department of Pathology (LeRoy, Tarpley, Bain, Johnson, Latimer), College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
 AltVetMed  - he AltVetMed Web site was launched in January 1996, with the intended purpose to provide sound, basic information on complementary and alternative therapies in veterinary medicine.
 Animal Pharmacy Center from Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - This area presents a list of medications commonly prescribed for the treatment of dog and cat medical conditions.
 Surgical Suite Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - Information on different types of surgery commonly done on cats and dogs.
  GSD Health Issues & Informational Links  
Medical Information Links 
 AltVetMed  - The AltVetMed Web site was launched in January 1996, with the intended purpose to provide sound, basic information on complementary and alternative therapies in veterinary medicine.
 CHIC - The Canine Health Information Center, also known as CHIC, is a centralized canine health database jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA).
 Canine Cancer Awareness - Hemangiosarcoma - A common form of cancer, hemangiosarcoma affects mostly older, large breed dogs though all dogs, including young, can be affected. Males tend to have a higher rate of diagnosis than females, with German Shepards and Golden Retrievers more affected than other breeds.
 Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - No matter where this tumor is found, it is bad news. Hemangiosarcoma is a blood vessel cancer that is highly malignant and usually a challenge to treat. At least one form is curable with surgery if caught early. Will you know it if you see it?
 PetEducation.com from Foster & Smith - Hemangiosarcoma is an aggressive cancer that arises from the blood vessels.
 Canine Hemangiosarcoma - With photos, information from: Class of 2004 (Fankhauser) and the Department of Pathology (LeRoy, Tarpley, Bain, Johnson, Latimer), College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
 Animal Pharmacy Center from Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - This area presents a list of medications commonly prescribed for the treatment of dog and cat medical conditions.
 Surgical Suite Mar Vista Animal Medical Center - nformation on different types of surgery commonly done on cats and dogs.
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The Canine Health Information Center, also known as CHIC, is a centralized canine health database jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA).

Mission Statement:  To provide a source of health information for owners, breeders, and scientists, that will assist in breeding healthy dogs.

The Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines covering the prescription and use of NSAIDs such as Rimadyl. Please review them, and be certain your veterinarian has seen them, before administering them to your dog.

US Food and Drug Administration Web Site information and updates on pet food recalls

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