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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

12th April

Kooikerhondje Breed Health Seminar 

Topics include: Hereditary Necrotising Myelopathy,  Polymyositis, Genetic Diversity in the Breed, Canine Lameness and Gait analysis,  Kooikerhondje Breed Health Survey Results, and Demonstration of ZooEasy

Cost: £30 (lunch included)

Examination Suite, Chandos Road Building, University of Buckingham, MK18 1EG

Celia Clarke

Tel: 01280 812281

4th May

Basset Hound Breed Specific Seminar

Includes a practical assessment, Q&A session with Senior Breed Specialists, a written assessment on the Breed Standard, group discussion on written critiques by judges.

Cost: £25 (lunch included)

Norton Parish Hall,

Wadborough Road, Littleworth, Worcester WR5 2QB

Tina Watkins

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

Norfolk Terrier 

To assess the general health of the Norfolk Terrier in the UK, to monitor the health status, and to identify particular problems in the breed, in order to improve our dogs' health and welfare for future generations

Click here Please return the form ASAP

Chesapeake Bay Retriever

To gather accurate health information in order to monitor the health status to ensure that our dogs' health and welfare is maintained for future generations

Click here April 2014

Briard

To look at Briard health in the UK and to put any health problems in the breed in context.

Click here 30th April 2014

Afghan Hound

To give an overview of the current state of Afghan Hound health in the UK.  

Click here 7th September 2014

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

French Bulldog

To establish a total number of French Bulldogs in the UK and from this, provide a better understanding of what percentage are show dogs and pets and also how many have participated in the breed health scheme

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N/A

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

Separation anxiety in dogs

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

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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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