Health Issues? Tell Us More
Are there health issues or areas of concern with your Airedale?
tell us! We'll find the researcher, confidentiality guaranteed.
... Research is about understanding how to prevent disease, it's not about who has the disease.
Your information will be received by a veterinarian and will be
handled with confidentiality.
need to quit whispering about defects, and gossiping about defects, and instead set up a sound program that allows the standard
selection procedures to go on so that we breed good dogs and avoid major genetic defects." - Dr. George A. Padgett, DVM
Dr. Padgett is a veterinary pathologist at Michigan State University with special interest in canine genetics and what role
breed clubs play in the control of genetic diseases in their particular breed. He is a founder of the GDC which is an open
registry for monitoring health issues in canines.