High Profile Breeds

High profile breed - bloodhound

The Kennel Club has designated thirteen breeds as Category Three on Breed Watch due to visible conditions that can cause pain or discomfort due to exaggerations, information relating to these conditions can be found on Breed Watch. Breed Representatives are working closely with the Kennel Club to  ensure a happy healthy future for these breeds. The Breeds currently classified as Category Three on Breed Watch are;

  • Basset Hound
  • Bloodhound
  • Bulldog
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Chow Chow
  • Dogue De Bordeaux
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Mastiff
  • Neapolitan Mastiff
  • Pekingese
  • Pug
  • Shar- Pei
  • St. Bernard

For more information on what the Kennel Club is doing to support Breed Representatives or for queries in regard to Veterinary Health Checks please contact Charlotte McNamara

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