Events, seminars and surveys

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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 Hannah James (



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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 Hannah James (

Date of Clinic Clinic Holder and Eye Panellists Venue Contact Details

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Eye Vet Clinic
Rachel Grundon
John Mould
Christine Heinrich

Kenilworth Wolverhampton
Chipping Norton

01568 616616

Thursday 3rd
Thursday 10th

Hamish Cormie

Cwmbran, Bristol

07813 197222
Thursday 3rd Heathfield Vets
Sally Turner
East Sussex 01435 864422
Thursday 3rd Cayton Vet Surgery
Peter Bedford
St Albans 01727 852667
Friday 4th Rutland Hse Referrals
Lorna Newman
St Helens 01744 853510
Friday 4th Ginette Oulton
John Goodyear
Warrington, Cheshire 01524 64902
Sunday 6th Riverbank Vet Centre
Stuart Ellis
Preston 01772 726745
Monday 7th
Monday 14th
Monday 21st
Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
Wednesday 9th Wednesday 23rd Raddenstiles Vets
Jim Carter
Exmouth 01395 264747
Friday  11th Animal Health Centre
Lorna Newman
Shrewsbury 01743 369999
Tuesday 15th Joy Jackson-Haines
Nick Burden
Lyneham, Wiltshire 01249 890281 / 07912 020203
Saturday 19th Lucy Koster
John Goodyear
Leigh Sinton, Worcs. 01676 532951
Sunday 20th BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Clinic
James Oliver
Thetford 0207 908 6380
Friday 26th Anne Johnson
David Habin
Harewood, W Yorks. 01772 335930
Sunday 27th Castle Vets
Stuart Ellis
Barndard Castle 01833 637700
Saturday 2nd BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Clinic 
James Oliver
Sports Connexion, CV8 3FL 0207 908 6380
Sunday 10th BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Clinic 
James Oliver
Homefield 0207 908 6380


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 Hannah James (


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 Bulldogs, Bulldogs and Pugs

To look at owner experience of the breeds – mainly temperament, health, behaviour and their suitability as companions.

Current owners – click here

Past owners – click here

For further information please contact Francesca Fletcher


German Shepherd Dog

Idiopathic epilepsy:

Aims to investigate the prevalence and the clinical characteristics of idiopathic epilepsy in German Shepherd Dogs and support the investigations into the genetic basis of this condition.

Click here On-going study

Labrador Retriever 

To look at the overall health of the Labrador Retriever and collect  information that will help improve  knowledge on prevalence of any existing conditions and identify any potential emerging issues, in order to improve the breed’s health and welfare for future generations.

Click here for survey.

For further information please contact Lynda Heron ( or Joy Venturi-Rose (

1st November 2017

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