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Events, seminars and surveys

 

The Kennel Club Academy

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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 11th September

Chow Chow Breed Council Health Seminar (open to ALL breeds) 

Topics include: Skin conditions (including allergies & Alopecia X); Presentation of downgrading to Category 2.

Cost: £12 (lunch included)

The Church Hall, Station Road, Whitacre Heath, Nr. Coleshill, Warwickshire, B46 2EH

To book your place, please contact Claire Merrion.

Tel: 0148 046 6352

Sunday 9th October

BVA/KC eye testing clinic (Midlands Border Collie Club)

Routine eye testing (open to all breeds) Gonioscopy testing (Border Collies only)

Eye panellist: Laura Newman 

Cost: £38 per dog (£32 for dogs over 8 years of age) for routine eye testing; £45 per dog for Gonioscopy testing; £76.50 per dog for routine and Gonioscopy testing

The Kennel Club,  Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh Park, Warwarckshire CV8 2LZ

To book you place, please contact Kathie Kinton.

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

Sunday 9th October

Italian Spinone Breed Forum (Italian Spinone Club of Great Britain) 

Topics include: A breeder’s guide to whelping and Caesareans and the care of neonates; Open forum.

Cost: £5 for members; £20 for non-members (lunch included) 

Click here for more information

Belbroughton Village Church Hall, Hartle Lane, Belbroughton, Stourbridge, DY99TE

To book your place, please contact Elaine Kirkham, or click here to download a booking form.

Saturday 12th November

Field Spaniel Health Seminar – open to ALL breeds 

Topics include: Breed-associated oncology, Genetics, Common diseases, Research and development.  

Cost: £15 (lunch included) 

Click here for more information

The University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus Sutton Bonington Leicestershire LE12 5RD

To book your place, click here

For any queries, please contact Shula Shipton.

Sunday 13th November

Shar Pei Club of Great Britain Championship Show eye testing for inherited glaucoma and lens luxation research

The Animal Health Trust is conducting research into inherited glaucoma and lens luxation in the Shar Pei in conjunction with the SPCGB and is offering free eye tests for Shar Pei aged 7 years and above.

Cost: Free

Click here for more information

Tomlinsons Kennels, Upper Grange Farm, Ratby Lane, Markfield, Leicester LE67 9RJ

heathermorris5@hotmail.com

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 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

Saturday 3rd September

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic (All breeds welcome) 

Eye panellist: James Oliver  

Requirements: a readable microchip and your dog’s original KC registration certificate

Sports Connexion Leamington Road  Ryton on Dunsmore CV8 3FL

Email Julie Revill.

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

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 24th September

Eye and Heart Clinic at Battram Access Centre  

All breeds are welcome. 

Click here for more information, including costs of tests. 

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

Battram Access Centre Battram Road Battram, LE67 1GA

Becky Wileman

Sunday 25th September

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic 

Eye panellist: James Oliver

Homefield Veterinary Surgery Homefield Road Haverhill Suffolk CB9 8QP

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

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 2nd October 2016

BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Testing Clinic 

Eye panellist: James Oliver

Drayton Village Hall, Drayton, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4LG

To book email the Club Secretary John Swinge.  

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

Sunday 23rd October 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 visit: www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme

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

Sunday 11th December 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 visit: www.bva.co.uk/Canine-Health-Schemes/Eye-Scheme

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

Shar Pei Club of Great Britain Championship Show eye testing for inherited glaucoma and lens luxation researchThe Animal Health Trust is conducting research into inherited glaucoma and lens luxation in the Shar Pei in conjunction with the SPCGB and is offering free eye tests for Shar Pei aged 7 years and above.Cost: FreeClick here for more info

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