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Lens Luxations in Dogs / PLL

Lens luxation in dogs is a condition in which the lens is completely released from its physiological position and displaced either forward (into the anterior chamber) or backward (into the vitreous body). The cause of the disease is the disruption of the support ligaments responsible for fixing the lens. It is a serious, often very painful disease leading to blindness.

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Primary open angle glaucoma – POAG
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Primary open angle glaucoma – POAG

Primary open angle glaucoma, POAG, is an inherited eye disease that is more or less common in several breeds. The disease manifests itself at a young age. The first symptoms can be observed as early as 9–18 months of age. Sometimes they are very mild and the owner may not notice them in time.

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Longevity study

The study was made in large population of Irish Wolfhound breed, but ALL findings are applicable for all breed, including shar pei!

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SPAID test (DE)

Author: Linda J.M. Tintle DVM.

A healthy body has hyaluronan everywhere – in skin, between cells, lining the intestinal tract, filling the eye, providing viscosity to joint fluid, in the kidney where it helps control the body’s hydration….

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DNA

DNA Test Advantages

Discount price of DNA TESTs for members of EFSPC Official agreement with Laboklin. Our members (via clubs and individuals) have price discount on DNA Breed

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European Federation of Shar Pei Clubs
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Shar Pei Coat

Matgo Law, November 2015. Coat and Tail are indeed two very important features of Shar Pei to distinguish it from other breeds o f dogs.

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Shar Pei Tail

Matgo Law, December 2015. Tail of Shar Pei is another important feature to distinguish the breed from other breeds of dog.

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In Those Early Days

Ms. Michela Barbieri Vice President of Italian Shar Pei Club asked me to write about. The difficulties you’ve encountered during the period when Shar Pei was al most extincted.

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Familial Shar-Pei Fever and Amyloidosis

Linda J.M. Tintle DVM 

Familial Shar-Pei Fever (FSF) is a periodic fever syndrome that is characterized by random inflammatory events with high fever, sometimes with swelling about joint/s or face, that usually last 12-36 hrs. FSF is an autoinflammatory syndrome (not autoimmune).

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Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID)

Whole genome sequencing identifies missense mutation in MTBP in Shar-Pei affected with Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID)
Author: Julia Metzger1*, Anna Nolte2, Ann-Kathrin Uhde2, Marion Hewicker-Trautwein2 and Ottmar Distl1*.

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