NEW (1/16/17): BeaCon has completed a project on the genetic diversity of USA Bearded Collies. All dogs in the AKC Stud Books for 1977-2015 were included in analysis. The report will be available soon here and in the winter e-newsletter.
Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy (SLO) is autoimmune in nature, with symptoms that include pain, loss of nails, bleeding, split nails, and abnormal nail regrowth. See photos below. Read about current research details and how you can participate here
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