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Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS)

Breeders and Puppy Buyers - This spring brought forward a neurodegenerative sensory disorder called Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS).  A protein in the brain called GDNF becomes deficient and causes sensory insensitivity. In simple terms, the dog does not feel pain or temperature.  There were cases of infected dogs chewing on themselves and do to the…

2019 NAC Agronomist Report

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