Events, seminars and surveys

International Dog Health Workshop

From the 30th May to the 1st June, the Kennel Club will be hosting the 4th International Dog Health Workshop on behalf of the International Partnership For Dogs (IPFD) in Windsor. Subjects will include; exaggerations and extremes in conformation, genetic testing, breed specific health stratergies, supply and demand, what defines a breed and how it influences health and welfare. Click here to find out more and find out how to register.

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 (health@thekennelclub.org.uk). 


Health Testing Clinics

Date of clinic Locations Panellist Clinic Holder  Contact Details
March 
Fri 1 March Co. Durham Sheila Crispin Jan Willmitt 01748 818623
Sat 2 March St Ives, Cambs. James Oliver Emily @ BVA 020 7908 6380
Tues 5 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Tues 5 March Churchdown John Mould Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Tues 5 March Kenilworth Christine Heinrich Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Tues 5 March Shrewsbury Lorna Newman Animal Health Centre 01743 369999
Wed 6 March Birmingham Rachael Grundon Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Wed 6 March Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 7 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Thurs 7 March Cwmbran Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 7 March Bristol Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Sat 9 March Leicester John Goodyear Gaynor Gent 07984 616638
Sun 10 March Newmarket James Oliver Emily @ BVA 020 7908 6380
Mon 11 March Newport John Mould Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Mon 11 March East Sussex Ian Mason Janice Climpson 07831 853871
Tues 12 Marach Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Tues 12 March Bridgend Rachael Grundon Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 12 March Chipping Norton Christine Heinrich Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Wed 13 March Carmarthen Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Wed 13 March Cardiff John Mould Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Thurs 14 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Thurs 14 March Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Sat 16 March Newark Peter Bedford Sarah 07990 545054
Tues 19 March Churchdown John Mould Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Tues 19 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Wed 20 March Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 21 March Haddenham Peter Bedford Polly King 01844 299508
Thurs 21 March Cardiff Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 21 March Portishead Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 21 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Sat 23 March Loughborough John Goodyear Andrea Akkad akkad@doctors.org.uk
Sat 23 March Sandringham Peter Bedford Deborah 07784 02913
Sun 24 March Brentwood Peter Bedford Gill Thomas 01243 558842
Sun 24 March Colchester  James Oliver Emily @ BVA 020 7908 6380
Mon 25 March Newport John Mould Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Mon 25 March St Helens Lorna Newman Rutland House Referrals 01744 853520
Tues 26 March Kenilworth Christine Heinrich Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Tues 26 March Bridgend Rachael Grundon Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 26 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Wed 27 March Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Wed 27 March Birmingham Rachael Grundon Eye Vet Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 28 March Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Vet Clinic  01568 616616
Thurs 28 March Bridgend Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 28 March Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Sat 30 March Lewes Peter Bedford Cathy Brooks 07739 872237
Sat 30 March Coventry John Goodyear Tony McDermott 01827 382166
April
Tues 2 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Tues 2 April Kenilworth Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Wed 3 April Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 4 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Thurs 4 April Cwmbran Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 4 April Bristol Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Fri 5 April Marlow Heidi Featherstone Ralph Vet Referral Centre 01628 308330
Sat 6 April Bristol Nick Burden www.west-of-england-border-collie-club.or/eye_testing.html Only booking only
Sat 6 April Loughborough John Goodyear Polly Gibb 07764 185390
Sat 6 April Maidstone Peter Bedford Newnham Court Vets 01622 734555
Mon 8 April Newport John Mould Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 9 April Shrewsbury Lorna Newman Animal Health Centre 01743 369999
Tues 9 April Chipping Norton Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 9 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Wed 10 April Carmarthen Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Wed 10 April Birmingham Rachael Grundon Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Wed 10 April Cardiff John Mould Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 11 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Thurs 11 April Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Fri 12 April Marlow Heidi Featherstone Ralph Vet Referral Centre 01628 308330
Sat 13 April Coventry Paul McPherson Kathryne Wrigley 01530 814885 before 7pm
Mon 15 April Hurworth Hurworth Mary Gatheral 01325 333103
Tues 16 April Churchdown John Mould Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 16 April Kenilworth Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Tues 16 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Tues 16 April Barnsley Peter Bedford Fran Glendinning 01226 711207
Wed 17 April Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 18 April Bridgend Rachael Grundon Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 18 April Cardiff Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 18 April Portishead Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 18 April Glossop Peter Bedford Paul Woolleson 01457 855114
Thurs 18 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Sat 20 April South Woodham Peter Bedford bronlockett@hotmail.co.uk 01621 826 735
Sat 20 April Stafford John Goodyear Jackie Hodge 01926 843114
Turs 21 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Wed 24 April Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 24 April Swansea Rose Linn-Pearl Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616
Thurs 25 April Bridgend Hamish Cormie Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 25 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Fri 26 April Marlow Heidi Featherstone Ralph Vet Referral Centre 01628 308330
Tues 30 April Blyth, Northumberland Jeff Yellowley St. Clair Veterinary Care 01670 457271
Tues 30 April Kenilworth Christine Heinrich Eye Veterinary Clinic 01568 616616


Breed 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 (hannah.james@thekennelclub.org.uk).Breed Health Surveys

     
     

Bearded Collie

To look at the overall health of the Bearded Collie 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 

For further information please contact Elizabeth Ayrton  

 28th February 2019 

Irish Wolfhound

This study is investigating the factors influencing bloating and the development and outcome of GDV in Irish Wolfhounds in the UK.

Click here for survey 


For further information please contact  researchcoordinator@iwhealthgroup.co.uk 

 

All Breeds

Is neutering a significant factor in improving behavioural problems in pet dogs?

Click here for survey 

For further information please contact  Charlotte Brooke

On-going 

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

Estrela Mountain Dog

To look at the overall health of the Estrela Mountain Dog 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 Nichola Marshall

 

 

Catalan Sheepdog

To look at the overall health of the Catalan Sheepdog 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

For further information please contact Debbie Hansford

 N/A
Leonberger

To look at the overall health of the Leonberger 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 Sharon Springel

 N/A

 

Gordon Setter  

To look at the incidence of heart concerns within the breed 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 kathrynewrigley@hotmail.co.uk

 

Italian Spinone

To look at the overall health of the Italian Spinoni 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 Elaine Kirkham

 

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

To look at the overall health of the Staffordshire Bull 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 

For further information please contact 

For further information please contact
Archie Bryden
or Kirsty Summerfield

 

Beagle

To look at the overall health of the Beagle 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 

For further information please contact Sam Goldberg

 


 

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 (hannah.james@thekennelclub.org.uk). Breed Club and Vet Practice Health Seminars

 

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