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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

29 November 2014

Mastiff Breeder Research Day

A programme aimed for owners and breeders to discuss their thoughts on the problems they feel trouble their own dogs and their breed in general. This will hopefully lead to some very valuable research projects aimed at improving breed health.

Cost: £14 (lunch included)

Main Vet School Atrium, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus

Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

Click here for a map of the location
Complete the  registration form and send directly to sv-dogs@nottingham.ac.uk

7 December 2014

Field Spaniel Health Seminar (open to all breeds)

Topics include: How to manage smelly and painful ears; First aid for dogs; Hereditary eye diseases - some common conditions; Caesareans and the care of neonates

Cost: £20 (lunch included)

Overseal Village Hall Woodville Road Overseal

Swadlincote DE12 6LU

To book you place, please fill in a form and send with payment to:

Shula M Shipton

121 Malvern Street Stapenhill Burton-on-Trent Staffs DE15 9DZ

Tel: 01283530408

7 December 2014

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic

Eye panelist: James Oliver (veterinary ophthalmology specialist at the British Veterinary Association)

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

Norfolk NR21 8JG

Sandra or Emily (British Veterinary Association)


Tel: 02079086380

10 January 2015

Rottweiler Owner/Breeder Research Day

This second day will follow a similar programme to the first. It is aimed for owners and breeders to discuss their thoughts on the problems they feel trouble their own dogs and their breed in general. This second day will review the active projects and also hopefully lead to some very important new research projects aimed at improving the health of the breed.

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Cost: Free (lunch included)

Main Vet School Atrium

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus,

Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

Click here for a map of the location

Complete registration form and send directly to:

sv-dogs@nottingham.ac.uk

17 January 2015

Bloodhound Health Seminar

Topics include: Gastric dilation volvulus; How to manage smelly, painful ears; Difference between CT and MRI; Hydrotherapy and physiotherapy demonstration; Hereditary eye diseases; Heart murmurs; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for lameness - what works and what's safe.

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Cost: £10 for members, £15 for non-members (lunch included)

Dick Whites Referral Centre, Cambridge

Click here for directions

To book your place please contact Lorraine Priestly

Tel: 01296738776

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

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

Glen of Imaal Terrier

To look at the overall health of the Glen of Imaal Terrier and collect  information that will help improve  knowledge on prevalence of any existing conditions and identify any potential emerging issues, in order to improve our dogs' health and welfare for future generations.

Click here for survey Website:
www.efghealth.co.uk

Alison Seall
E-mail:
efghealth@gmail.com

Tel: 01403 269038

28/11/2014

Griffon Bruxellois

To look at the overall health of the Griffon Bruxellois 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 our dogs' health and welfare for future generations.

Click  here for survey 

Email:
Jane Conway
Tel: 01462647202 

Jessica Gruninger
Tel: 01707644182

Alexis Smith
Tel: 01417784617

30/11/2014

Labrador Retriever

To investigate how frequently collapse occurs in Labradors, particularly during exercise.

Click here for survey

Email Amber Mosley at svyam4@nottingham.ac.uk

01/12/2014

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

To assess the general health of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever in the UK, to monitor the health status, and to identify particular problems in the breed over the past 10 years, in order to improve our dogs' health and welfare for future generations.

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E-mail: uk.toller@btinternet.com

This research is being carried out by the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of UK

End of 2014

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

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

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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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