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About the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

WHAT

  • Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is the first project to come from the Canine Lifetime Health Project.
  • It is the largest and most comprehensive observational study ever attempted in veterinary medicine in the United States.

WHY

  • Researchers are working to identify the factors associated with development of cancer and other major diseases in dogs.
  • Identifying and understanding these risks is the first step toward better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

HOW

  • Every dog, every owner, every veterinarian makes a difference in this ground-breaking study by providing information to Morris Animal Foundation.
  • Researchers will use information from the enrolled 3,000+ dogs to investigate associations between risk factors—like genetics, nutrition, environment and lifestyle— and major health outcomes, especially cancer.

 

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