Canine Health & Genetics Archive

  • It’s common to visualize one’s ancestry as a pyramid with the current individual at the apex descending back across time and generations in an expanding wedge.  Every generation has twice the number of […]

    Pedigree Collapse

    It’s common to visualize one’s ancestry as a pyramid with the current individual at the apex descending back across time and generations in an expanding wedge.  Every generation has twice the number of […]

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  • There’s nothing more rewarding as a blogger than to have a reader use your blog as a resource to add intelligently to a discussion elsewhere on the Internet.  BorderWars reader […]

    Monitoring the Chatter

    There’s nothing more rewarding as a blogger than to have a reader use your blog as a resource to add intelligently to a discussion elsewhere on the Internet.  BorderWars reader […]

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  • NUNC LENTO SONITU DICUNT, MORIERIS. Now, this Bell tolling softly for another, says to me, Thou must die. PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as […]

    For Whom the Dog Tolls

    NUNC LENTO SONITU DICUNT, MORIERIS. Now, this Bell tolling softly for another, says to me, Thou must die. PERCHANCE he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as […]

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  • Dogs, like humans, have three types of genetic code which behave uniquely and can thus have different measures of diversity: autosomes, allosomes, and the mitochondrial chromosome. . Autosomes are all the […]

    The 3 Types of Genetic Inheritance

    Dogs, like humans, have three types of genetic code which behave uniquely and can thus have different measures of diversity: autosomes, allosomes, and the mitochondrial chromosome. . Autosomes are all the […]

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  • A sine qua non disorder is one that is both universal and definitional within a breed.  To remove the genes that cause the trait, disorder, dysfunction, or disease would fundamentally […]

    Sine Qua Non Dog Disorders

    A sine qua non disorder is one that is both universal and definitional within a breed.  To remove the genes that cause the trait, disorder, dysfunction, or disease would fundamentally […]

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