2014 CVM News: First public dog breeding value database in US launches to improve health of canine hips and elbows
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Selective breeding may have produced a beautiful variety of dog breeds, but it has also left many with a legacy of genetic disease. To combat this trend, Cornell researchers have launched the Cornell Estimated Breeding Value (EBV) website through which the public can find the propensity for a hip and elbow dysplasia (malformation) of over a million individual registered purebred dogs and designer dogs, such as labradoodles, in the public domain of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) registry.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Todhunter, Rory