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Data Commons

Morris Animal Foundation Data Commons is a free resource for the scientific research community. Data Commons provides open access to most of the data collected by the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, covering 11 key subject areas: activity, behavior, dental, disease diagnoses, environment, grooming, geographical locations, lab results, medications, physical exams and reproduction. Data is collected annually on each of approximately 3,000 golden retrievers from both the owners and veterinarians.


SNP Genotype Data

by  Morris animal Foundation

Conditions Summary

by  Morris animal Foundation
no download access

Conditions - Gastrointestinal

by  Morris animal Foundation
no download access

Demographic Data

Medical Conditions Data

Primary Study Endpoints

Diet Data

Behavior Data

Lifestyle Data

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VCA Animal Hospitals

Petco Love

Blue Buffalo Foundation

V Foundation


Purina Institute


Golden Retriever Foundation


Hadley & Marion Stuart Foundation

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