In perhaps the not-too-distant future, veterinarians will be able to tell client how likely their dog is to develop heart disease, allergies or hip dysplasia.
The rapidly developing world of genetic testing of companion animals was highlighted at the American Veterinary Medical Assn. (AVMA) Convention held Aug. 5-9 in San Antonio, Texas.
“Veterinarians are becoming savvier in understanding genetic predispositions,” said Dr. Jerold Bell, a small animal practitioner and adjunc
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