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Study Recruits Dogs in Delaware for Cancer Study

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DEWEY BEACH, Del. (AP) - A gathering of nearly 100 golden retrievers and their owners at Dewey Beach is calling attention to the prevalence of cancer among dogs.

The dogs and owners gathered Saturday for the second annual Golden Jubilee event and to receive a blessing of their pets.

The Morris Animal Foundation is also enrolling golden retrievers in a study to try to determine the causes of cancer that plague the dogs. According to the foundation, 60 percent of golden retrievers die of cancer.

The foundation has enrolled 2,000 golden retrievers in the study and is seeking to enroll 1,000 more.

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