Katariina Mäki

PhD (Anim.Sci)

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Birch Bark's Amore (Molla) and Vallattoman Odyssee (Demi)
photo Pia Herme 2002

 

Publications and articles


Scientific

1. Leppänen, M., Mäki, K., Juga, J. & Saloniemi, H. 2000. Factors affecting
hip dysplasia in German Shepherd Dogs in Finland: efficacy of the current
improvement programme.
J. Small Anim. Pract. 41: 19-23.

2. Mäki, K., Liinamo A.-E. & Ojala, M. 2000. Estimates of Genetic Parameters
for Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Finnish Rottweilers.
J. Anim. Sci. 78: 1141-1148.

3. Leppänen, M., Mäki, K., Juga, J. & Saloniemi, H. 2000. Estimation of
heritability for hip dysplasia in German Shepherd Dogs in Finland.

J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 117: 97-103.

4. Leppänen, M., Mårtenson, J. & Mäki, K. 2001. Results of ophthalmological
screening examinations of German Pinschers in Finland.
Vet. Ophthalm. 4(3): 165-169.

5. Mäki, K., Groen, A.F., Liinamo, A.-E. & Ojala, M. 2001. Population Structure, Inbreeding Trend and Their Association with Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs. Anim. Sci. 73: 217-228.

6. Mäki, K., Groen, A.F., Liinamo, A.-E. & Ojala, M. 2002. Genetic Variances, Trends and Mode of Inheritance for Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Finnish Dog Populations. Anim. Sci. 75: 197-207.

7. Puntila, M.-L., Mäki, K. & Rintala, O. 2002. Assessment of carcass composition based on ultrasonic measurements and EUROP conformation class of live lambs. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 119: 367-378.

8. Mäki, K., Janss, L.L.G., Groen, A.F., Liinamo, A.-E. & Ojala, M. 2004. An indication of major genes affecting hip and elbow dysplasia in four Finnish dog populations. Heredity 92(5): 402-408.

9. Mäki, K. 2004. Breeding against hip and elbow dysplasia in dogs. Academic Dissertation. Department of Animal Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.

10. Mäki, K., Liinamo, A.-E., Groen, A.F., Bijma, P. & Ojala, M. 2005. Genetic Responses for hip and elbow dysplasia, behaviour traits and appearance from alternative breeding schemes in a dog population. Anim. Welfare 14: 117-124.

11. Sturaro, E., Ojala, M., Mäki, K., Bittante, G., Carnier, P., Pedrani, G. &Gallo, L. 2005. Results from an explorative screening program for elbow dysplasia in some breeds of dogs in Italy. Ital. J. Anim. Sci. 4: 233-240.

12. Mäki, K. 2005. Achievements of research in the field of companion animals. In: Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2005. Eds. Rosati, Tewolde & Mosconi, The World Association for Animal Production. Wageningen Academic Publishers. 356 p.

13. Puntila, M.-L., Mäki, K., Nylander, A. & Rintala, O. 2007. Genetic parameters for wool traits in Finnsheep lambs. Agric. Food Sci. 16: 124-135.

14. Mäki, K. 2008. Breeding against Hip and Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs: Mode of inheritance and breeding strategies. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller. 53 p.

  1. 15. Mäki, K. 2010. Population structure and genetic diversity of worldwide Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and Lancashire Heeler dog populations. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 127(4):318-26.

  2. 16. Lappalainen, A.K., Mäki, K., Laitinen-Vapaavuori O. 2015. Estimate of heritability and genetic trend of intervertebral disc calcification in Dachshunds in Finland. Acta Vet. Scand. 57:78. doi: 10.1186/s13028-015-0170-7.

Charlie (Vili)
photo Tapio Eerola 2009