Links for Breeders

Studies relating to Back Scoring Dachshunds.
Mechanical factors affecting the occurrence of intervertebral disc calcification in the dachshund

V F Jensen, A K Ersbøll
Published: June 2000
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+ Exercise, + Conformation, + Stair Climbing

Quantification of the association between intervertebral disk calcification and disk herniation in Dachshunds

Vibeke F Jensen, Sarah Beck, Knud A Christensen, Jens Arnbjerg
Published: October 2008
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+ Calcification, + Age, + IVDD Risk

Prevalence of radiographic detectable intervertebral disc calcifications in Dachshunds surgically treated for disc extrusion.

Rohdin, C., Jeserevic, J., Viitmaa, R. et al.
Published: 14 April 2010
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+ High Risk Location, + Calcification, + Surgery

Association between various physical factors and acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disk extrusion or protrusion in Dachshunds

Jonathan M Levine, Gwendolyn J Levine, Sharon C Kerwin, Bianca F Hettlich, Geoffrey T Fosgate
Published: August 2006

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+ Conformation, + Pelvic Circumference, + Calcaneus-to-patellar, + IVDD Risk

Breeding schemes for intervertebral disc disease in dachshunds: Is disc calcification score preferable to genotyping of the FGF4 retrogene insertion on CFA12?

Camilla Sichlau Bruun, Charlotte Bruun, Tine Marx, Helle Friis Proschowsky & Merete Fredholm
Published:01 December 2020
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+ Calcification, + IVDD Risk, + DNA Testing

Intervertebral disc disease in Dachshunds radiographically screened for intervertebral disc calcifications

Anu K Lappalainen, Elina Vaittinen, Jouni Junnila & Outi Laitinen-Vapaavuori
Published: 19 December 2014

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+ Grading, + Calcification, + Stats

Neuter status as a risk factor for canine intervertebral disc herniation (IVDH) in dachshunds: a retrospective cohort study

Marianne Dorn & Ian J. Seath
Published: 15 November 2018

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+ Early Desexing, + Sex, + IVDD Risk

Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series A: Inheritance of Disc Calcification in the Dachshund

V. F. Jensen,K. A. Christensen
Published: 25 December 2001

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+ Inheritance, + IVDD Risk, + Dam

Magnetic resonance imaging findings in dogs with thoracolumbar intervertebral disk disease: 69 cases

Omer Besalti DVM, PhD1, Zeynep Pekcan DVM, PhD2, Y. Sinan Sirin DVM3, and Gonca Erbas MD4
Published: 15 March 2006
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+ MRI, + IVDD Risk, + All Breeds