Cancer is something no one wants to talk about, but
it is the number one cause of death for dogs older than two years of age. Morris
Animal Foundation has launched the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study
to find out more about how to stop the cancer epidemic.
This study will focus on Golden Retrievers,
but its findings should apply to other dog breeds. Additional major diseases will also be looked
at through this study. Questionnaires
and annual exams will make up a large part of the discovery process of what
causes cancer and other diseases in dogs.
Morris needs dogs and their owners to sign up to be a part of this
initiative. We would really appreciate
any help along the way in this quest to prevent cancer!
to Sign up for the Study:
- Golden Retriever owners must be over 18
years old and reside in the contiguous United States in order to participate.
- Golden Retrievers must be healthy and
less than two years old.
- Golden Retrievers also must have a
This is a guest post by Katie F. on behalf of Morris Animal Foundation. Visit morrisanimalfoundation.org/
to learn more about the animal health research that Morris Animal Foundation