Health links 6


Aseptic Meningitis from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Articles on Bernese Mountain Dog Aseptic Meningitis
Meningitis and Encephalitis from Merck Veterinary Manual
Steroid-Responsive Meningitis-Arteritis in Dogs with Noninfectious, Nonerosive, Idiopathic, Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis by Aubrey A. Webb, Susan M. Taylor, and Gillian D. Muir
Steroid Responsive Canine Meningitis from Cornell Veterinary Medicine “CONSULTANT”
Steroid Responsive Meningitis by Michael Richards, DVM
Study of Clinical Signs and Familial Predisposition Associated with Aseptic Meningitis
AMBerners: email list for people with Bernese Mountain Dogs suffering from Aseptic Meningitis
Necrotizing Vasculitis in a Bernese Mountain Dog by Gerhardt, Risse, and Meyer-Lindenberg
Necrotizing Vasculitis, Juvenile Polyarteritis Syndrome from Cornell Veterinary Medicine “CONSULTANT”
Necrotizing Vasculitis – Spencer’s Story by Patricia M. Robidoux
Meningitis and encephalitis in dogs–treat for the treatable
by Simon R. Platt, DVM, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM (neurology), DECVN
Steroid Responsive Meningitis-Arteritis (SRMA) by Hope Veterinary Specialist


Myasthenia Gravis by UCDavis Vet Med Neurology
Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs by Mike Richards, DVM
Myasthenia Gravis by Mike Richards, DVM
Myasthenia Gravis by Mar Vista Animal Medical Center
Myasthenia Gravis from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Myasthenia Gravis by PetMD
Myasthenia Gravis in Dogs by Pet Health Network
Myasthenia Gravis by UCDavis Vet Med Neurology


Arthritis by Norma Bennett Woolf
Arthritis by Provet
Arthritis in Dogs by Michael Richards, DVM
Degenerative Joint Disease (Osteoarthritis) by Holly Frisby, DVM
Non-surgical Management of Arthritis in Dogs by Joe Bodewes, DVM and Holly Frisby, DVM
Osteoarthritis (OA) edited by Patricia Long, Melissa Zebley, DVM, Judy Benoit
Growing Pains: Growth-Associated Bone Disorders in the Dog by Pamela A. Davol

Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD)
A Series of Articles on Canine Hip Dysplasia
by John C. Cargill, MA, MBA, MS and Susan Thorpe-Vargas, MS:
Part I – In-depth look at the whole problem
Part II – Genetic, Nutritional, and Environmental factors
Part III – Standard diagnostic methods for hip dysplasia
Part IV – Orthopedic Registries in Fighting Canine Hip Dysplasia
Part V – Predicting the Abnormal Hip
Part VI – Treatment of this disease tailored specifically to your pet
Part VII – Surgical Management of Canine Hip Dysplasia (part I)
Part VIII – Surgical Management of Canine Hip Dysplasia (part II)

Canine Hip Dysplasia-from the FCRA Health Manual
Hip Dysplasia by VetBook
Canine Hip Dysplasia from Canine Inherited Disorders Database
Canine Hip Dysplasia: Are Breeders Winning the Battle? by Pamela A. Davol
Hip Dysplasia by Foothills Animal Hospital
Hip Dysplasia by Provet
Hip Dysplasia by Joe Bodewes, DVM-
The Importance of Good Positioning on Canine Hip X-Rays by Ed Frawley
What is Hip Dysplasia? by OFA

– Treatments for Hip Dysplasia –
Hip Dysplasia by Daniel A. Degner, DVM, DACVS
Clinical Update: Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) by Dan A. Degner, DVM, Dip. ACVS
Hip Dysplasia by Veterinay Surgical Centers
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs by Anna Burke (AKC Dog Health)

– PennHIP –
PennHIP Website (University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program)
The PennHIP Method of Diagnosing Hip Dysplasia by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM
The PennHIP Radiograph Rationale, Technique, Differences, and Value by Fred Lanting
Comparing PennHIP and OFA

– International Hip Scoring Comparisons –
Hip Rating Comparison Chart by Anatolian Shepherd Dogs International
Australian Veterinary Association Hip Dysplasia Scoring Scheme by Leanne Fitzsimmons
Comparison OFA, FCI and SV Hip Ratings by Bobbie Impellizzeri