Pug Health Research
Pug Health Research Projects Update: Research projects (on PDCA Supported Research tab) are those which the PDCA has elected to support monetarily through health fund donations. The following information comes from brief update reports to the PDCA from each individual study. Studies are subsidized through grants from the AKC Canine Health Foundation, the Morris Animal Foundation, and others, as noted.
PDCA Supported Research
AKC Supported Research
Other Health Research
Pug Myelopathy Study at Michigan State University
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Here are other interesting research projects that are in progress or happened in the past. Science never stands still!
March 2020-PURDUE PUG MYELOPATHY GENETICS STUDY Pug DNA samples are needed!
Pain Management Study
Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE)
Mast Cell Tumors
Pluripotent Stem Cells
Spay Status Study
17 May 2019-Scientists find gene link to problem breathing in dogs A faulty gene might explain why some dogs develop poor breathing! Or click here to download the story.