Health and dog care

As a dog owner, taking care of your dog's health and well-being should be your top priority. Whether you're a dog owner or a breeder, learn more about the work we do for dog health and how you can ensure your dog lives a long, happy and healthy life.
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Health & health screening

Learn how to spot the health problems dogs can face in their lifetime, plus health screening, DNA testing and inbreeding.

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Caring for your dog

Learn more about day-to-day care of your dog; from grooming to vaccinations and going on holiday. Brush up on laws that pertain to your dog.

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What we do for dog health

We help improve the lives of dogs, now and in the future, through research, collaboration, resources and health schemes.

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Useful resources

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Health Test Results Finder
Use this resource to find any dog registered with The Kennel Club and see all available health information, DNA test results and screening scheme grades that we record.
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Inbreeding co-efficient
Our inbreeding calculators use all our pedigree records to calculate the degree of inbreeding for individual dogs or for the future puppies of two potential mates.
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