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Updated Information Brochure for 2013 National Specialty Available

The information brochure for the 2013 National Specialty has been updated.  Access a copy here.  I’m sure many of you are looking forward to visiting Grey Summit, MO October 27-November 2!

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2013 National Bench Specialty Info Brochure Available

The brochure can be downloaded from the link here (see middle of the page under Information Brochure).

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ANNOUNCING 2012 ESSFTA ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS!

Pass the word! Most of the 2012 Annual Award Winners are now posted on the ESSFTA website. Please take a look by going to the Achievements –> ESSFTA Awards page. If you recognize any of the winners, please take the …


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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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