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New DNA test launched for previously undiagnosed condition in Giant Schnauzers

Animal Health Trust identifies blinding condition in Giant Schnauzers, finds genetic mutation which causes it and promptly launches DNA test We have identified an inherited retinal disease, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), which leads to blindness

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Celebrating ten years of working with the Kennel Club to improve the health of dogs

17 June 2019 marks ten years since the Kennel Club and the Animal Health Trust formally agreed to work together to improve the lives of dogs. Over these 10 years the partnership has gone on

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New research into common cancer will benefit thousands of Labrador and Golden Retrievers

Research recently released by veterinary charity, the Animal Health Trust, investigating the most common skin cancer in dogs, mast cell tumours, will be hugely beneficial to two of the UK’s most popular breeds of dog. It

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Glaucoma DNA test in Border Collies

New DNA test launched for Border Collies

Animal Health Trust validates genetic mutation for blinding condition in Border Collies and promptly launches DNA test. We are pleased to announce a new DNA test for the genetic mutation causing glaucoma in Border Collies. Glaucoma

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New research reveals powerful long-term impact of DNA tests on dog diseases

News about dogs, Research news,

A new study has revealed that the number of pedigree dogs at risk of often painful and debilitating inherited diseases is being dramatically reduced by responsible breeders. The research, carried out by scientists who work for

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New research could help dogs with a common cancer get better treatment and help save lives

Research conducted by a team of scientists and vets at the Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, offers new hope to vets and dog owners. Cutaneous mast cell tumours are the most

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Dr Luisa De Risio receiving the FRCVS Award from RCVS President, Amanda Boag

AHT Head of Neurology awarded RCVS Fellowship

Dr Luisa De Risio, Head of Neurology and Clinical Research at the Animal Health Trust (AHT), has been awarded the RCVS Fellowship by Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. Dr Luisa De Risio has been Head of

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Clover, a Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeen puppy who's sight has been saved by AHT glaucoma research

AHT research saves puppy’s sight

Clover, a 10-week-old puppy, has been saved from blindness thanks to genetic research conducted at the Animal Health Trust. A DNA test for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), a painful condition which eventually leads to blindness in

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Kevin Clements launches cures4paws with Cocker Spaniel Goose

Celebrate Cures4Paws Week 17-23 September 2018

Fundraising news, News about dogs,

We’re excited to launch our first ever awareness week to help dogs: Cures4Paws. We’re calling upon pet lovers to support us by ‘raising a paw’ for a cure. Will you help the AHT by ‘raising a

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Daisy Ledger after humanrace triathlon

Tri, tri and tri again

Fundraising news, News about dogs,

Incredible fundraiser aims to run 11 triathlons in one year to raise funds for the AHT’s research into cancer in dogs Daisy Ledger, a 24 year-old woman from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, has gone Triathlon-mad in order to

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