SHAR-PEI AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASE RISK TEST NOW AVAILABLE IN THE US
A new test identifying dogs most likely to be affected by Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID) is now available at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Diagnostic Center. After years of research and development, this test is finally available in the US. Please open this PDF to see how you can submit your test(s).
SPAID Shar-Pei AutoInflammatory Disease Seminar
View Dr. Linda Tintle's seminar on Shar-Pei AutoInflammatory Disease, known to Shar-Pei owners as Shar-Pei Fever. This seminar was conducted at the 2016 CSPCA National Specialty on October 5, 2016.
Respected Veterinarian. Devoted Researcher. Admired Leader.
From her beginnings as a fresh-out-of-school veterinarian to becoming a world-respected expert of the Chinese Shar-pei breed, Dr. Tintle has devoted her life to the research and treatment of Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, Familial Shar-Pei Fever & Amyloidosis.
Dr. Tintle has been the driving force behind multiple research studies that have led to discoveries of what causes this disorder in the Shar-Pei breed.
ANNOUNCING A GENETIC TEST FOR SHAR-PEI AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASE
A validated genetic test is now available to measure the copy number variant (CNV) linked to Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID), reveals an international collaboration lead by scientists and veterinarians in Uppsala, Sweden and Wurtsbobo, New York.
Dr. Linda Tintle notes, "The wait for our first genetic test is over. We can now breed away from dogs with a CNV=10. These are the individuals most likely to suffer from the debilitating signs of SPAID, including Shar-Pei Fever."
Shar-Pei Trust funds Cornell testing for gene responsible for inflammatory disease
ITHACA—A new test for a serious disease affecting the Chinese Shar-Pei dog breed will soon be available at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC).
DR. TINTLE'S REQUEST FOR DIPYRONE TO BE APPROVED BY THE FDA
For Over 20 years, Dr. Linda Tintle has recommended the use of Dipyrone for treating severe acute fever in this disorder, and have extensive experience with the use of the drug in hundreds of these patients. severe acute fever in this disorder for over 20 years and have extensive experience with the use of the drug in hundreds of these patients.
1981 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.
Founded the Wurtsboro Veterinary Clinic in 1984.
Co-authored several publications on Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, Familial Shar-Pei Fever & Amyloidosis.
Longtime member of the Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America, Inc. (CSPCA)
Received the CSPCA's first William Morison Service Award in 1995, a CSPCA Lifetime Membership in 2009, and was voted Patron of the Shar-Pei Club of Great Britain in 2010.
"I fell in love with the cuddly breed. They were just the right size, just the right short coat, and very intelligent!" - Dr. Linda Tintle