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Genetic Testing Company Seeking PFK & Fucosidosis Affecteds/Carriers

Paw Print Genetics, a new genetic testing laboratory dedicated to canines, seeks cheek swab samples from English Springer Spaniels that are affected or carriers for either PFK (phosphofructokinase deficiency) or fucosidosis to assist in validating their DNA testing protocols.  If …


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FAQ on Cord 1 PRA Testing

Thank you to Patricia Meiser, DVM of Animal Care and Reproductive Services, LLC in Westmont, IL and the ESSFTA Foundation for sharing a useful primer regarding the Cord 1 PRA test for ESS and how this test can be used …


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Tentative Schedule – 2013 National Bench Specialty

The 2013 National Bench Specialty will be held at the fabulous Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, MO, beginning Sunday, October 27 with a tracking test and concluding Saturday, November 2 with the Best of Breed judging.  Here’s the full …


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Congrats to the 2012 National Open Winner!

Congratulations to the 2012 National Open winner, NFC FC CFC Salmy’s Master Piece, “Cliff,” bred and handled by Mike Wallace and owned by Frank Wiseman. Cliff was sired by FC Sandy Hill’s Beau Geste (Digby), and his dam, FC Fawnhaven …


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Remarkable

Connor Wharton earned the 2012 National Amateur High Point award with AFC Pinecroft Princess Peyton (FC OGallaher’s Taylor x FC AFC Expressway’s Princess Polly). Connor is just 17, and Peyton just turned 3 in August. Connor and Peyton competed often …


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