canine diseases meaning

  "canine diseases" in a sentence
Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs,WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.


  1. this shot gives protection against several potentially fatal canine diseases all at the same time
  2. To protect the wolves from canine diseases, dogs are not allowed in any part of the park, including the adjacent waters.
  3. Contributing factors to the breed's decline include the increasing popularity of snowmobiles for transportation and the spread of infectious canine diseases.
  4. While unvaccinated dogs are still the prey of deadly and dangerous diseases, many of the historically fatal canine diseases have been brought under control.
  5. For the past 20 years, Patterson has maintained a database now listing 370 genetic disorders in dogs, with 5 to 10 new ones added each year . ( By comparison, there are some 5, 000 identified human genetic disorders . ) Like behavioral and physical characteristics, those canine diseases and the responsible mutations tend to segregate according to breed, with many prone to more than one affliction.

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