Samoyed Club of America

Promoting the well being and future of the Samoyed breed.

The official AKC breed club for the Samoyed since 1923.

Health Issue – References

  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. (2015). Ocular Disorders Presumed to be Inherited in Purebred Dogs, 7th ed. ACVO.
  • Bell, J.S., Cavanagh, K.E., Tilley, L.P & Smith, F.W. (2012). Veterinary Medical Guide to Dog and Cat Breeds. Jackson, WY: Teton New Media.
  • Clark, Ross D. (2014). Medical, Genetic & Behavioral Factors of Samoyeds. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris.
  • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals. (OFA). (2015a). OFA Registry Summary – Samoyeds. OFA.
  • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, (2015b), http://www.offa.org/cardiac_about.html
  • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, (2015c), Trends in Elbow Dysplasia – Samoyeds, http://www.offa.org/stats_ed.html.
  • PetMD. (2015). Congenital Heart Defect (Pulmonic Stenosis) in Dogs. Retrieved from: http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/cardiovascular/c_dg_pulmonic_stenosis.
  • Stern, Joshua. (2015). Canine Cardiac Genetics. Presentation at 2015 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference.