Useful Web Links

You will find external links to useful health and welfare websites in the list below.  You can "Sort" the list in each of the columns.  For health information resources produced by, or for, the Dachshund Breed Council, look here.  For a list of UK specialists who can help with Dachshund back problems, look here.
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Disease/Condition/TopicWebsite NameWebsite URLDescription/Comments
Disease/Condition/TopicWebsite NameWebsite URLDescription/Comments
Epilepsy Canine Epilepsy The No. 1 online resource for canine Epilepsy 
Lafora's Disease Canine Epilepsy - Lafora's Explanation of Lafora's 
Lafora's Disease Clare Rusbridge - Veterinary Neurologist Clare Rusbridge's Lafora's Page 
cord1 Retinal Degeneration (PRA) Animal Health Trust cord1 testing for PRA 
Epilepsy Epilepsy Guardian Angels Help and support for dogs with Epilepsy 
cord1 Retinal Degeneration (PRA) Molecular Vision Research Paper on cord1 PRA age of onset 
crd Retinal Degeneration (PRA) in WHD Biomed Central Research Paper on crd PRA in WHD 
Genetics Explained Animal Genetics Understanding Genetics - useful articles 
Veterinary Dictionary Pet Education Dictionary of Veterinary Terms 
Cushing's Disease Canine Cushings UK site explaining Cushing's 
SARDS / IMR SARDS/IMR Awareness Central SARDS and IMR are conditions causing sudden blindness. 
Nutrition and correct weight Pet Size O-Meter How to tell if your dog is the correct weight, obese, or under-weight 
Epilepsy Seizures in small animals PowerPoint presentation with explanations of Idiopathic Epilepsy 
Breeding Strategies FCI Paper on Breeding Strategies 2010 Guidance on Breeding Strategies from the FCI published in Feb. 2010 
Breeding and Canine Reproduction Dogs in Canada Magazine Canadian KC magazine website with useful articles for breeders 
Genetics The Canine Diversity Project Introduction to the dangers of inbreeding and its impact on genetic diversity 
Inherited disorders in dogs database Inherited disorders in dogs database University of PEI, Canada's database of inherited disorders in dogs 
Canine Research Projects in Europe LUPA LUPA Project: Dog genetics to unravel human diseases 
Inherited diseases in dogs database - Dachshunds Inherited diseases in dogs database David Sargan's (University of Cambridge) database of canine genetic diseases 
Inherited disorders in animals Inherited disorders in animals University of Sydney: List of inherited disorders in animals (LIDA) 
Veterinary Information VetInfo - resource for veterinary information Use this site to become better informed about the medical problems your pet may have 
DNA Testing Dogs Advisory Council "DNA testing man's best friend" by Dr. Cathryn Mellersh, published in the Veterinary Journal 
IVDD (Back Disease) Dodgers List Help and support for dogs with IVDD 
IVDD (Back Disease) Dachshund Club of America IVDD Handbook - Dachshund Club of America 
IVDD (Back Disease) Dodgers List IVDD Presentation: The essentials of Disc Disease 
IVDD (Back Disease) Breed Council Conference DVD/Video Bill Oxley's IVDD presentation: Breed Council Conference 2009 
IVDD (Back Disease) Cambridge Vet School  Call for cases: Spinal cord repair following injury in dogs: a potential new therapy 
IVDD (Back Disease) Universities Federation for Animal Welfare IVDD article from UFAW 
IVDD (Back Disease) UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital Neurosurgery Fact Sheet 
Lafora's Disease Lafora Dogs Support Group Help and support for owners of Dogs with Lafora's Disease 
Eye Testing (BVA/KC/ISDS) BVA Eye Scheme Details of the clinical eye testing scheme and dates of panellist examination sessions 
IVDD (Back Disease) Sunsong IVDD Page Links to various research papers and other useful IVDD resources 
Lafora's Disease Sunsong Lafora Page Links to articles and other Lafora Disease resources 
Diabetes Pet Diabetes (UK) Explanation of Diabetes Mellitus and how it can be managed 
Diabetes Canine Diabetes Help and support for dogs with Diabetes 
Epilepsy Cory's Story An owner's guide to Canine Epilepsy 
IVDD Journal of Heredity Genome-Wide Association Study in Dachshund: Identification of a Major Locus Affecting Intervertebral Disc Calcification 
Diabetes Diabetes in Dogs Canine Diabetes articles 
Pes Varus (Angular Hock Deformity) Pes Varus - article from DCA Newsletter Pes Varus is an orthopaedic disorder also known as "bowlegged syndrome" 
Cancer Canine Cancer Basic information about cancer in dogs 
Alopecia DVM News Magazine Focal, non-inflammatory alopecia: A diagnostic, treatment challenge 
Alopecia Merck Vet Manual Alopecia - Hair Loss 
Dermatologic WebMD Skin Problems Slideshow Images of some of the most common canine skin problems. 
Epilepsy Veterinary Expert - Fighting Fits Webinar recording: Everything you need to know about Canine Epilepsy 
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