Autoimmune Diseases in IGs – Health Lectures

Autoimmune Diseases in IGs – Health Lectures

Autoimmune Diseases in IGs – Health Lectures

In 2012 I was lucky enough to go along to the US Italian Greyhound Specialty Show held in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The IG Specialty is the biggest Italian Greyhound Speciality in the US, organised by the Italian Greyhound Club of America (IGCA: http://italiangreyhound.org) and it attracts hundreds of IGs and their owners from all over the US and Canada each year.

IGCA Best In Specialty Show Winner 2012: Annette McCarthy & Tryst, Ch Rendezvous At KC
To view more photos of the Best of Breed judging (a class of over 50 US Champion IGs) at the show see: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3622965221262&type=1&l=8b0b99352f

It’s quite an event with the show taking up three days but there are also lots of other really interesting events scheduled around the show itself, not least some invaluable educational lectures on health.

A friend’s Italian Greyhound has recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder and I was interested to see that the IGCA has uploaded video and audio of two of their health sessions on auto-immune issues in Italian Greyhounds from the 2012 Specialty …

Scott Echols on Multi Autoimmune Diseases in IGs at the IGCA Specialty 2012 (video and audio)
Niels Pedersen phone-in on Multi Autoimmune Diseases in IGs at the IGCA Specialty 2012