AKCCHF grant #01836 (closed)

Identifying the Genetic Cause of Canine Hip Dysplasia

George J. Brewer, MD, University of Michigan

This study was completed at the end of 2003.  Their objectives were to evaluate 13 candidate genes as causal for canine hip dysplasia (CHD).  All of the selected genes were analyzed, but no linkage was found to CHD in any of the breeds studied.  Samoyed samples were included in this study.