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Events, seminars and surveys

 

The Kennel Club Academy

This FREE dog breeding resource provides a range of films that cover topics on pre-breeding considerations, from basic considerations like adjustments to your home and lifestyle to how to use DNA tests and what you need to know about health conditions and inheritance. Join now for access for our free learning resources.

Breed Club and 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

Sunday 26th June 2016

Flatcoated Retriever Society Health Seminar

Topics include: The Red Eye, Acupuncture and Pain Management, Balanced Breeding Decisions and An Update on Breed Specific Cancer Research.

Cost: Free for Society Members; £20 for Non-members

(buffet lunch included)

Click here for more info

The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ



To book your place or for further information, please contact Liz Branscombe.

4th - 6th March 2017

Scottish Terrier Breeders & Exhibitors Association (STBEA) Championship Show & Breed Conference

Includes: workshop, seminars, gala dinner, grooming demonstration and more.


Click here for more information.


Royal Court Hotel, Coventry, CV7 8JG

Anne Dauncey

Health Testing Clinics 

Health Testing Clinics offer health screening or DNA testing at an event organised by breed clubs and veterinary associations. To submit any information regarding an upcoming health testing clinic, please contact Bonnie Abhayaratne.

Date

Health Testing Clinic

Venue

Contact

Sunday 19th June 2016

Eye and heart testing clinic (Field Spaniel Society)

Open to all breeds

Eye panellist: Prof. Peter Bedford

Cardiologist: David Fisher

Cost: £42 for eye testing; £20 for heart testing (reduced rates for Field Spaniels)

Heart testing is only available until 1pm.

Norton Parish Hall, Wadborough Road, Norton, Worcester

To book you place, please contact Jill Holgate.

Tel: 01282865705

For more information on BVA/KC eye testing, click here.

For more information on the breed club heart testing, click here.

Sunday 10th July 2016

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, click here.

Sunday 17th July 2016

Cocker Spaniel Club Championship Show Eye Testing Clinic for Dry Eye Research

Eye panellist: Fran Capaldo (Cambridge University)

No cost




Severn Hall,
Three Counties Showground

Contact Carol West for information about the event.

Contact Fran Capaldo for information about the research.

Sunday 17th July 2016

BVA/KC eye testing clinic (Cocker Spaniel Club)

Open to all breeds
Eye panellist: J.V. Goodyear

Cost: £42 (members); £45 (non-members)

The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire
WR13 6NW

To book you place, please contact Mr Derek Shapland
Tel: 01793751102

For more information on BVA/KC eye testing, click here.

Sunday 17th July 2016

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic at the Wheaten Fun Day South (Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of Great Britain)

Open to all breeds

Eye panellist: Prof. Peter Bedford

Cost: £38 for Club Members; £42 for Non-members

Please bring your dog's Kennel Club registration certificate plus its microchip number registration on the day.

Steventon Village Hall, OX13 6RR

To book a place, you can contact Alison Fallon or send your booking to:

1 Tolpuddle Way,
Yateley,
Hants GU46 6BH

Alternatively, you can book via the Club's online shop on www.wheaten.org.uk.

For more information on eye testing visit:

www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme

Sunday 14th August 

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: 020 7908 6380
For more information on eye testing visit:

www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme



Sunday 21st August

The English Shetland Sheepdog Club (EESC) East Anglian Branch Eye Testing Clinic

Eye panellist: James Oliver

Click here for further information.

Please remember to bring your dog(s) Kennel Club registration documents and microchip number(s).


Kirtling Village Hall,
The Street,
Kirtling,
Suffolk
CB8 9PB

To book, please complete the booking form (click here) and return it to Marion Withers by email at marionwithers@yahoo.co.uk or by post to Marion Withers, 113 Andrewes House, Barbican, London EC2Y 8AY

Tel: 07957161819

Sunday 4th September

DNA Clinic at  Yorkshire Collie Championship Show

All breeds are welcome.

Animal Genetics will carry out the DNA tests, with discounts on some DNA tests.

Click here for more information, including costs of tests.

Please remember to bring your dog’s KC registration documents and microchip number.


Miners Welfare Hall,
Welfare Road, Doncaster
DN6 7PP

Pat Hutchinson


Tel: 01954231115

Click here for Animal Genetics DNA test pricing list

Saturday 1st October 2016

Eye testing clinic (Akita Association)

Open to all breeds

Eye panellist: Prof. Peter Bedford

Wednesbury Leisure Centre, High Bullen, West Midlands WS10 7HP

To book you place, please contact Mrs R Wright
Tel: 01704225676

For more information on BVA/KC eye testing, click here.



Sunday 6th November 2016

Heart testing clinic (Midland & Northern Counties French Bulldog Club)

Open to all breeds

Cardiologist: Dave Fisher

Cost: £20 per dog


Brookfields Farm Leisure Centre, Cannock Road, Shareshill WV10 7LZ

To book you place, please contact Dean Cund

Tel: 01217881232

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 Bonnie Abhayaratne.

Breed and aim of survey

Further Information

Closure Date

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

Separation anxiety in dogs

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

Click here N/A
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