Ever wonder what all those acronyms and codes mean on your dog's bloodwork? Click here for a printout:
Breed Info: www.pwdca.org
PWD Foundation info: http://www.pwdinfo.com
Great Lakes PWD Club of MI/OH: http://greatlakespwdclub.org/index.html
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Addison's Disease: http://www.dog-health-guide.org/addisonsdiseasedog.html
OFA (orthopedic): www.offa.org
Links from the OFA site (some included below, but great listing): http://offa.org/links.html
PennHip (orthopedic): http://research.vet.upenn.edu/Default.aspx?alias=research.vet.upenn.edu/pennhip
PRA (blindness): www.optigen.com
Renal Dysplasia Gene Test: http://www.dogenes.com/
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Premier animal poison control center in north America. Available 24 hours a day for animal poison related emergencies.
Cornell University's Poisonous Plants Database
Covers many of the plants in the US that may be poisonous.
Another valuable resource is Dr. Ian Dunbar's book, which he is offering as a free download, and is an invaluable resource to read BEFORE your
family gets a new puppy! Get it here: http://www.openpaw.org/PDFs/BEFORE_YouGetYourPuppy.pdf
Training Your Show Puppy: http://www.dogchannel.com/media/dog-shows/training-your-show-puppy.aspx.pdf
Books: "The New Complete Portuguese Water Dog," 2nd ed., by Kathryn Braund. 1997. Howell Book House.
Art: http://www.portuguesewaterdogfineart.com/Portuguese_Water_Dog_Fine_Art/Home.html By Tina Evans--gorgeous stuff!
"The Portuguese Water Dog: A Guide For The New Owner," by Verne Foster. Order at: http://www.pawtraits.com/ ... Verne is also an accomplished artist and her site offers many wonderful artsy things for the dog owner.