“The first study in the Morris Animal Foundation Canine Lifetime Health Project will gather information about 3,000 young Goldens over their lifetimes.” So writes Editor Susan Chaney about the database that will create the largest, longest observational study ever designed to improve dogs’ health. In her interview with the study’s director, Susan discovers similarities to research projects that have advanced human health care. Find out how the Golden Retrievers enrolled in this study may help to find the causes of canine cancer and other diseases.
DFR Blogger Kayla Bertagnolli acknowledges what most fanciers believe: the future of the dog sport lies with our junior handlers. To offer proof, Kayla reviews a recently held competition where entry fees were waived and young handlers demonstrated their skills for a chance to win a round-trip ticket to attend a marquee show. Meet the talented young lady whose skillful handling has her planning a visit to Westminster next year.
Best In Show Daily welcomes the German Wirehaired Pointer, MBIS MSBIS GCh. Mt. View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, to our spotlight ads. To see the showcase we created for ‘Oakley,’ just click on his ads. Once there, you’ll learn the high points of his career and see an entire slide show of photos of this exceptional Sporting dog.
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