Different stories, news, information and photos from all dogs and dog lovers that are friends of Lola.
|Ellie - Sue shares the story of her cavoodle (cavalier/poodle). Ellie recently underwent surgery for CMSM|
|WINSTON - Cathy shares her Pugs journey with SM. Sadly Winston died May 2011|
EMMA - Sheralyn shares her cavaliers journey with CMSM
KING LOUIE - Dottie shares the story of her special Pomeranian
Chiari-like malformation research newsletter - The story so far...
|My Companions - Janet shares the companionship of her dogs|
CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH - $93 380 for the next three years for research into Chari and syringomyelia. Identification of the gene(s) predisposing to Chiari Malformation I using the Griffon Bruxellois dog model.
New developments in CMSM research - Dr Clare Rusbridge's presentation given at the CKCS Club BVA/KC CMSM scheme seminar in Oct 2010
|Ruperts Fund - Have succesfully raised £11,616 ($18,566), to fund scans for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels aged 6+ for critical research into syringomyelia. Scans funded 50, CKCS scanned 31. Now seeking male Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs over 5 years of age for a free MRI scan.|
|The UK Griffon Bruxellois Club - a generous donation to CMSM DNA genome research was made by the club with the money being ring fenced for Griffon Bruxellois. £3000 per year for the next three years.|
|Journal of Veterinary Science - an interesting case report of syringomyelia in three breeds of dog (Poodle, Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier)|
|Chihuahua newsletter update - Chihuahuas are among toy breeds affected by syringomyelia|
CMSM MRI SCREENING CENTRES - Veterinary MRI Centres currently offering or interested in (reduced cost) scanning. Breeders are advised to establish if the MRI centre is using the suggested protocol for the proposed BVA/KC scheme.
MRI scans - Laura Lang of Roycroft Cavaliers from Ohio, USA has a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel health information website. It includes interesting webpages on CMSM including MRI images:
CM - in puppies and children - Chiari like malformation in dogs - non invasive screening tests. A research project underway in the USA to develop non-invasive methods for accurately screening for CM in dogs. Successful screening tests may be applied in large scale screening of children and result in early detection and treatment for those with Chiari malformation.
|DOG WORLD NEWSPAPER - News feature on the recent Cavalier King Charles Spaniel BVA/KC scheme seminar|