I am listing information for interested parties to go and view current research around the world, this is simply because I am interested and hope the links maybe usefull to others,
Congenital Cardiac Disease Statistics from the USA
Congenital Cardiac Disease Echocardiographic Exam very interesting page ,my own Deerhounds have this exam yearly.
Test for Degenerative Myelopathy gene
Histologic Characterization of Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Liverpool University Cardiology department this department is currently conducting studies into CDM, boxer heart, Irish wolfhound dna storage well worth a visit to see how research is going.
You Help Research Into Heart Disease In Dogs?
Understanding Heart Testing excellant article from the Newfoundland Club