Hybrid Vigor in Dogs

Hybrid Vigor in Dogs

Nicholas, FW, et al. “Hybrid vigour in dogs?” Vet J. 214 (2016): 77-83. This article is a review of the existing research examining hybrid vigor in dogs. Review articles summarize the research published to date on a particular subject and often comment on...
Effects of Diet Restriction on Hip Health

Effects of Diet Restriction on Hip Health

Smith, Gail K., et al. “Lifelong diet restriction and radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis of the hip joint in dogs.” J Am Vet Med Assoc. 229.5 (2006): 690-693. PubMed Link | PDF Link This study looked at the effect of limiting food consumption on the...
Effects of Diet Restriction on Lifespan

Effects of Diet Restriction on Lifespan

Kealey, Richard D., et al. “Effects of diet restriction on life span and age-related changes in dogs.” J Am Vet Med Assoc. 220 (2002): 1315-1320. PubMed Link | PDF Link This study evaluates the effects of a modest (25%) lifelong calorie restriction on life...
Factors Affecting Reproductive Performance

Factors Affecting Reproductive Performance

Hollinshead FK, Hanlon DW. “Factors affecting the reproductive performance of bitches: A prospective cohort study involving 1203 inseminations with fresh and frozen semen.” Theriogenology 101 (2017): 62-72.  PubMed Link | PDF Link This study describes a variety of...