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Treatment for GME, plus Selecting Your Shows Carefully

Editor Susan Chaney interviews a professor of neurology and neurosurgery to learn about one of the more common neurologic problems in dogs – GME, or granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis. The inflammatory condition of the nervous system tissue affects the brain and spinal cord, and may have an underlying genetic predisposition. Learn about treatment options for the condition that generally affects smaller dog breeds at around 5 years of age.

The decision to enter a conformation show may be based on a variety of factors, from the show’s location to the likelihood of finding majors. For the nation’s top dogs, however, show schedules are determined with a more strategic focus. Today Blogger-in-Chief Billy Wheeler takes a look at the selection of shows in September that may have an impact on the rankings.

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Editor in Chief

Where the Points Are
By Billy Wheeler

As we put the summer wardrobe away and pull out the tweeds and sweaters in anticipation of fall, we wonder where the dogs will be over the next four weeks. September can be a slow month for the sport, but if you do your homework, you can still find the points out there. Here are a few of the shows I will be looking for.

Last year the big weekend in the Northeast was canceled when North Branch Park in Bridgewater NJ was underwater. more

Drug Combo Gives Dogs with GME a Chance of Remission
By Susan Chaney

GME, or granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis, is one of the more common neurologic problems in dogs, yet its cause is unknown and no cure exists.

An inflammatory condition of the nervous system tissue, it most commonly involves the brain, but can also affect the spinal cord and its covering, called the “meninges.” more

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