Additional Cancer Info2017-07-03T13:54:50+00:00

Additional Information on Cancer in Flat-Coats

Being an Advocate for the Dog with Cancer: The purpose of this article is to offer tips and suggestions on how to manage the treatment of a dog with cancer.

Questions to Ask Your Vet: Items to check after cancer diagnosis, emergency care and general considerations.

Health Manual: This comprehensive online health manual contains papers devoted to the various cancers that predominate in our breed as well as orthopedic conditions, epilepsy, bloat and other major problems. It also includes articles by Dr. George Padgett and Jennie Willis which help explain how critical it is to apply genetic insights to breeding and purchasing decisions.

Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America

The Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America is committed to protecting and advancing the interests of the breed through health, education, research, responsible breeding and rescue.

About the Flat-Coated Retriever

A determined hunting dog with a small head and mouth can retrieve a large bird, but will not be able to hold it as gently and securely and retrieve repetitively with as much stamina and longevity as the dog with the long head, long muzzle and large, strong jaws.