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Living with Blind Dogs

A truly excellent book on blind dogs is Living With Blind Dogs by Caroline D. Levin  R.N., which can be obtained at a number of places on he internet, including Amazon.com.:This … Continue reading

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Progressive Retinal Atrophy

By Gregory M. Acland, B.V.Sc.; Dip.ACVO, Center for Canine Genetics & Reproduction, James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York 14853-6401 (originally … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

IPSID: Immunoproliferative Enteropathy Of Basenjis

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts interview with Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, D.V.M. (2001) This is an excerpt from an interview with Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, D.V.M., long-time l.P.S.I.D. researcher, first published in the Basenji … Continue reading

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Preparation of “Affected” Basenjis

Designated on New Fanconi Genetic Test by Cheryl Silver Article first appeared in the Basenji Magazine (Additional notations added 2013 by Betsy Polglase) Many of you know me already, but … Continue reading

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Fanconi Syndrome vs. “Kidney Failure”

Updated 2013, Betsy Polglase, with input from Dr. Steve Gonto According to Dr. Gonto, there is a great difference between what people refer to as “kidney failure” and what is … Continue reading

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Who Is Doctor Gonto?

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts (with input from Dr. Steve Gonto) (updated 2013) Who is Dr. Steve Gonto, the man to whom those of us who have, and are maintaining, a Fanconi-afflicted … Continue reading

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About Fanconi Syndrome

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts updated 2015 Based on interviews with Dr. Steve Gonto of Savannah, Georgia, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (human) and the developer and author of the … Continue reading

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