Clinical characterization of a familial degenerative myelopathy in Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs.

TitleClinical characterization of a familial degenerative myelopathy in Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsCoates JR, March PA, Oglesbee M, Ruaux CG, Olby NJ, Berghaus RD, O'Brien DP, Keating JH, Johnson GS, Williams DA
JournalJournal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume21
Issue6
Pagination1323-31
Date Published2007 Nov-Dec
ISSN0891-6640
KeywordsAnimals, DNA, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Male, Pedigree, Spinal Cord Diseases
Abstract

Adult dogs with degenerative myelopathy (DM) have progressive ataxia and paresis of the pelvic limbs, leading to paraplegia and euthanasia. Although most commonly reported in German Shepherd dogs, high disease prevalence exists in other breeds.

Alternate JournalJ. Vet. Intern. Med.