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Postby Doc E » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:58 am

Interesting for sure.
From AKC :
Expanding our Understanding of Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC): EIC occurs most commonly in Labrador Retrievers. During energetic exercise, otherwise healthy dogs will suddenly experience limb weakness and fall down. EIC has been associated with a mutation in the dynamin 1 protein but also appears in dogs without the mutation. Dr. Ned Patterson, working with CHF Clinician-Scientist Fellow Dr. Eva Furrow, found that some dogs who experience collapse may have a unique disease.
For the full article, click here :
http://www.akcchf.org/research/success-stories/understanding-EIC.html
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Re: Latest on EIC

Postby JTracyII » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:26 am

Interesting
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Re: Latest on EIC

Postby orhunter » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:58 am

I met a PP with Excitement Induced Collapse.

I'll read your attachment later.
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Re: Latest on EIC

Postby Thomas » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:22 pm

EIC is the reason I switched from the lab to a GWP from German linage. In the long run I am pretty sure it was a blessing, otherwise I would still be running behind labs! EIC is a heart breaker. My condolences go to anyone who has had to experience their best friend go through such a life.
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