This article is from the Genetic Diseases in Dogs FAQ, by Gary Mason.
The goal of this effort is to provide assistance to any and all
concerned parties in hopes of making progress toward the elimination
of genetic diseases in dogs, and to generate additional interest in
that effort. To that end, it is intended to:
Educate the audience on the subject of genetic diseases in dogs.
Present a brief summary of some of the research and other activities
currently underway which are working toward the elimination of genetic
diseases in dogs. Suggest some options and approaches which can be
examined with regard to their effectiveness in reaching this goal, in
both the short term and the long term. Foster open dialog and
cooperation among and between all interested parties.