Dog Genetics

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Dog Genetics

  1. 1. Zak Chaves
  2. 2. <ul><li>Some scientists believe that dogs can help research diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Some Diseases are certain cancers, heart problems, and epilepsy </li></ul><ul><li>Some health problems are blindness and deafness </li></ul><ul><li>They believe that it may have to do with the dogs genomes </li></ul>Blind Dog
  3. 3. <ul><li>Although it doesn’t look it, the Shih Tzu are more related to wolves than German Shepherds. </li></ul><ul><li>The Ibizan Hound and Pharaoh Hound were believed to be descendents of ancient dogs, but they’re just ‘re-creations’ of them. </li></ul>Shih Tzu Wolf German Shepherd
  4. 4. <ul><li>Three recent dog types are categorized by their genes. </li></ul><ul><li>Bulky Dogs like Bulldogs or Mastiffs are good Guard Dogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Agile dogs like Collies are Herding Dogs. </li></ul><ul><li>The Third Group is Terriers and Hunting Dogs. </li></ul><ul><li>All the dogs in each group have a different way of doing their job (guarding, herding, hunting etc.), but the similar genes make it so they’ll do the same job. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5006477/ </li></ul>

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