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Events, seminars and surveys

 

Kennel Club Royal Canin Breeder Education

The Kennel Club and Royal Canin are welcoming dog breeders to a stimulating series of educational seminars on health issues, breeding practices and scientific developments which will help breeders and their puppy rearing programmes.

Breed Club Vet Practice Health Seminars

The Kennel Club would like to invite Breed Clubs and veterinary practices to advertise up-coming Health-related seminars. To submit an advertisement, please include: date, seminar title and description, venue details, costs, and contact information. If you wish to submit any information regarding an upcoming seminar, please fill in this form and email it to Bonnie Abhayaratne

Date

Seminar Title and Description

Venue

Contact

10 May 2015

Dr Jean Dodds Canine Hypothyroidism Seminar (open to all breeds)

Topics include: Canine hypothyroidism; Vaccine issues & nutrition
Speaker: Dr Jean Dodds

Cost: £50 if booked before March 1st, £60 after (lunch included)

The KC Building, Stoneleigh

CV8 2LG

To book you place, please contact Junior Hudson at
junior_hudson@hotmail.com

Tel: 07891283253 www.eurasiersociety.org.uk

14 June 2015

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic

Eye panellist: James Oliver

Grove Veterinary Group, Fakenham Surgery, Grove House, Holt Road, Fakenham

Norfolk NR21 8JG

To book phone Sandra or Emily (British Veterinary Association)

Tel: 02079086380

For more information on eye testing visit: www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme

12 July 2015

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic

Eye panellist: James Oliver

Aquarius Veterinary Centre, Field Road, Mildenhall, Bury Saint Edmunds

Suffolk IP28 7AL. 

To book phone Sandra or Emily (British Veterinary Association)

Tel: 02079086380

For more information on eye testing visit: www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme

18th July

Improving Canine Fertility

Sex and Drugs and DNA

Speaker: Louise McLean (BVSc CertSAM CertVDI MRCVS)

Cost: £5 (includes coffee/tea)

Thorpe Willoughby Village Hall, Thorpe Willoughby, Nr. Selby, YO8 9PA

For more info and to book your place, please contact

Anji Marfleet

01924840315

12 Aspen Court

Emley

Nr. Huddersfield

W Yorks HD8 9RW

20 Sep. 2015

Breeding for Excellence

Topics include: Basic genetics; Breeding for health & type; Canine reproduction; Artificial insemination

Cost: £20 (lunch included)

Click here  for programme and ticket application form

West Parley Memorial Hall, West Parley

nr. Bournemouth, BH22 8SQ

Alan Wood

Please send completed ticket application form with cheque payable to:

Mrs S Ergis

15 Scott Close, Wallisdown, Poole, BH12 5AX

11 Oct. 2015

Bulldog & Pug Health Improvement Day

Topics include: BOAS, Eyes, Skin & Skinfolds, and Obesity & Body Condition

Cost: £15 (lunch included)

Click here for programme

The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ

Charlotte McNamara

To book a place, please  click here.

Please note there are limited spaces available. Bookings will be on a first come first serve basis.

Breed Club Health Surveys

Breed Health Surveys which are designed to give a strong representation of the health and temperament of a particular breed. These surveys provide significant data that can be used, if required, by researchers focusing on canine health issues. To submit any information regarding an upcoming health survey, please fill in this form and email it to Nick Sutton.

 

Breed and aim of survey

Further Information

Closure Date

Spanish Water Dog

To monitor the health of Spanish Water Dogs in the UK, to obtain information that will help improve  knowledge on prevalence of any existing conditions and determine any potential emerging issues in order to improve our dogs' health and welfare for future generations.

Click  here for survey

Please note you must complete all the mandatory fields marked with a '*'. A thank you message will appear once you have completed the survey to confirm your answers have been submitted.

Website: www.spanishwaterdogclub.co.uk

E-mail:lgreenslade@spanishwaterdogclub.co.uk - Lizzie Greenslade (Breed Health Coordinator)

31/01/2015
Italian Greyhound

To look at the overall health of the Italian Greyhounds in the UK and collect  information that will help improve  knowledge on prevalence of any existing conditions and identify any potential emerging issues, in order to improve the breed's health and welfare for future generations.

Click here for survey 14/02/2015

Dachshund

To investigate whether any lifestyle influences contribute to IVDD (Back Disease) in Dachshunds.

This survey is being used to support research being done in conjunction with the Royal Veterinary College.

Click  here for survey

End of March 2015

Flat Coated Retriever

To record data about the causes of deaths in Flat Coated Retrievers.

Click here On-going study

Flat Coated Retriever

Group study (long term project) - an annual survey to follow the life of Flat Coated Retrievers

Click here On-going study

German Wirehaired Pointer 

To collect and collate information from GWP owners and breeders in the UK, to monitor the health status and to ensure that the breed's health and welfare is maintained for future generations

Click here On-going study

Kooikerhondje

To collect and collate information from Kooikerhondje owners and breeders in the UK, to monitor the health status and to ensure that the breed's health and welfare is maintained for future generations.

Click here N/A

Norwich Terrier

To investigate and further understand the emerging syndrome known as 'epileptoid cramping' in Norwich Terriers. Aims to define the clinical characterisation and prevalence of the condition.

Click here for survey 

Contact Julia Freeman for further information.

This research is being carried out by the Animal Health Trust
N/A

Separation anxiety in dogs

To improve our understanding of dog behaviour in their owner's absence

Click here N/A

The Irish Setter

To further our understanding of the prevalence and heritability of gastric dilation/torsion (bloat) in the breed

Click here N/A
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