Genetic evaluation of Addison's disease in the Portuguese Water Dog.Oberbauer, AM.
Background: Addison's disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, has been reported in many individual dogs, although some breeds exhibit a greater incidence than the population as a whole. Addison's is presumed to be an autoimmune mediated hereditary defect but the mode of inheritance remains unclear. In particular, the heritability and ... read more
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- Oberbauer, AM, JS Bell, JM Belanger, and TR Famula. "Genetic evaluation of Addison's disease in the Portuguese Water Dog." BMC Veterinary Research 2, no. 1 (12, 2006): 1-7.