• MDR1 In Dogs: Symptoms, Genetic Testing & More

    8 days ago - By Canine Journal

    The study of dog genetics is revealing more about the health of our canine companions than ever before. Hidden in the genetic code of some dog breeds is a mutation that can increase their susceptibility to drug toxicity, which can lead to serious health consequences. Awareness of this defect is increasing, but some information and advice about it can be confusing or misinformed. Here, we explain the MDR1 gene, the breeds most affected, how to test for it, and what this genetic mutation could mean for your furry friend.
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