Cornell University Hospital for Animals

 

Hospital Services
Companion Animal


Companion Animal
(607) 253-3060

Medical Genetics: Conditions

Inherited Diseases in the DNA bank

Behavior
  • Aggression
  • Obsessive compulsive behavior (light and tail chasing, digging behavior)
  • Separation anxiety and abnormal maternal behavior

Cardiology

  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathies in cats (includes hypertrophic and restrictive)
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congenital vascular abnormalities
  • Degenerative valve disease in dogs
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Pericardial effusions

Dermatology

  • Canine
    • Atopic dermatitis
    • Discoid lupus
    • Follicular dysplasia
    • Generalized demodicosis
    • Ichtyosis
    • Juvenile cellulites
    • Pemphigus folliaceus
    • Primary seborrhea
    • Sebaceous adenitis
  • Feline
    • Atopic dermatitis
    • Pemphigus folliaceus

Small Animal Surgery - Soft Tissue

  • Cleft palate
  • Collapsing tracheas
  • Elongated soft palate
  • Gastric dilation volvuls
  • Idiopathic chylothorax
  • Idiopathic megacolon
  • Laryngeal saccule eversion
  • Liver neoplasia
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Perineal hernia
  • Primary lung tumors
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Stenotic nares
  • Transitional cell carcinoma
  • Vascular ring anomalies

Small Animal Surgery - Orthopedics

  • Degenerative myelopathy
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hypertrophic osteodystrophy
  • Intervertebral disk disease
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  • Luxated patellas
  • Osteochondrosis dessican (OCD)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Panosteitis
  • Ruptured cranial cruciate ligament
  • Spinal cord tumors
  • Wobbler syndrome

Anesthesia

  • Alaskan malamutes and
  • Afghans,
  • Borzoi,
  • Huskies,
  • Greyhounds,
  • Scottish deer hounds,
  • Whippets
  • Persians
  • Himalayans that go to anesthesia

Small Animal Medicine

  • Calcium oxalate urolithiasis
  • Cholangiohepatitis
  • Chronic renal disease
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Copper storage hepatitis
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Ectopic ureters
  • Hepatitis (breed related - Cocker Spaniels, Doberman, Labrador Retrievers and West Highland White Terriers)
  • Hypercalcemia (feline)
  • Hyperlipidemia (Shetland Sheepdogs and Schnauzers)
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoadrenocorticism (Standard Poodles)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inflammatory bowel disease IBD)or any patient getting GI biopsies (stomach, small intestine or colon)
  • Idiopathic epilepsy
  • Immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA)
  • Microvascular dysplasia
  • Nephritis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Portosystemic shunt
  • Renal dysplasia
  • Hemophilia A (Factor VIII deficiency)
  • Hemophilia B (Factor IX deficiency)
  • Scott syndrome (platelet function defect)
  • Von Willebrand disease (vWF deficiency)

Oncology

  • Hemangiosarcoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Mast cell tumor
  • Osteosarcoma

Ophthalmology

  • Cataracts
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Distichiasis
  • Equine recurrent uveitis
  • Geographic retinal dystrophy (canine)
  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
  • Lens luxation (primary)
  • Night blindness (equines)
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Primary glaucoma
  • Progressive retinal atrophy (canine and bovine)
  • Retinal dysplasia
  • Sudden acquired retinal degeneration
  • Nictitans gland prolapse
  • Uveodermatologic syndrome

Theriogenology

  • Azoospermia (canine)