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...
The Impact of Inbreeding on Litter Size

The Impact of Inbreeding on Litter Size

Chu, Erin T., et al. “Inbreeding depression causes reduced fecundity in Golden Retrievers.” Mammalian Genome 30.5-6 (2019): 166-172. This study describes a possible relationship between inbreeding and litter size in Golden Retriever dogs.  Inbreeding...