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Breeder Education Seminars – Sharing Knowledge On Healthy, Happy Dogs

16 September 2013    09:00
 

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

The seminars are open to novice and experienced breeders alike and there are a limited number of places left for seminars in Hertfordshire and Bristol.  The panel will guide breeders through topics such as avoiding caesareans, identifying a good DNA test and dealing with autoimmune conditions.

The following seminars have availability:

29th September 2013 - Royal Veterinary Collage, North Mymms, Hertfordshire

  • Speaker One: John  O'Connor - The magic and myths of kennel hygiene
  • Speaker Two: Bill Lambert - Tools for dog health - health-focused tools, resources and initiatives available from the Kennel Club, including principles of good dog breeding and puppy packs for owners
  • Speaker Three - Jordi López-Alvarez: Cardiac diseases in dogs - working together for a better health
  • Speaker Four: Màrian Matas Riera - Common ophthalmic diseases in dogs

5th October 2013 - Bristol Veterinary School, Langford, Bristol

  • Speaker One: Angelika Von Heimendahl - Good breeding management: money well spent and money wasted
  • Speaker Two: Sarah Collins - Weaning management
  • Speaker Three:  Dr Nicolas Granger - Canine epilepsy and its management 
  • Speaker Four: Angelika Von Heimendahl - How to avoid caesarean sections and losses of new-born puppies
  • Speaker Five: Aimee Llewellyn - An Introduction to Mate Select - A user's guide aimed at breeders to avoid inherited diseases with a simple introduction into dog genetics for the individual dog

6th October 2013 - Bristol Veterinary School, Langford, Bristol

  • Speaker One: Jordi López-Alvarez - Cardiac diseases in dogs - working together for a better health
  • Speaker Two: Sarah Collins - Canine gastrointestinal issues
  • Speaker Three: Màrian Matas Riera - Common ophthalmic diseases in dogs  
  • Speaker Four: Dr Lorna Kennedy -  Identifying genetic markers for complex diseases
  • Speaker Five:  Professor Edward Hall - Bloat; genes, environment and surgery

The seminars cost £25 per person, which includes morning refreshments, a buffet lunch, afternoon refreshments and a delegate pack. To book a place at any of the seminars, please visit www.thekennelclub.org.uk/breeding/breeder-education-seminars/. For further information, or to request a booking form, please email Fay Moore at fay.moore@thekennelclub.org.uk.

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