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 (hannah.james@thekennelclub.org.uk).

       

Date

Seminar Title and Description

Venue

Contact

 

08/10/2017

Italian Spinone Breed Forum – open to ALL breeds

Topics include: updates on epilepsy study, Give a Dog a Genome Project, breeding to type within the breeding guidelines.

Cost (lunch included):
Members = £5
Non-members = £20

Click here for more info

The Kennel Club Building
Stoneleigh Warwackshire
CV8 2LZ

To book you place, click here

For any queries, please contact Elaine Kirkham

 

14/10/2017

Pastoral Breeds Health and Research Seminar – open to Pastoral breeds

Topics include: canine genetic research (Prof K Summers), hearing testing (Julia Freeman), raw feeding, fighting epilepsy in the Border Collie, Breed Health updates

Cost (including lunch): £15

Click here for more info

The Old Red Lion 
Dunstable Bedfordshire
LU5 6JR 
To book you place, please contact Jacky Cutler

 

11/11/2017

Irish Wolfhound Health Group Seminar

Topics include: genetics and cancer, and making informed breeding decisions for the future, with expert speakers from the AHT and KC.

Cost (including lunch): £20

St Peter’s Church and Hall
Holly Lane Balsall Common Coventry
CV7 7EA  
To book your place or for further queries, please contact Linda Forret

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 (hannah.james@thekennelclub.org.uk). 

Date of Clinic Clinic Holder and Eye Panellists Venue Contact Details
05/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Bridgend 07813 197222
07/10/2017 Dorothy Dence
John Goodyear
Shirland, Derbys. 01332 346731
08/10/2017 Vets4Pets Durham
Stuart Ellis
Co. Durham 0191 383 0555
09/10/2017 Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
10/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Bridgend 01568 616616
10/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Chipping Norton 01568 616616
10/10/2017 Susie Wiles
 Peter Bedford 
Harefield, Middx. 01895 823227
11/10/2017 Crossroads Vets
 Ken Fraser 
High Wycombe 01494 459095
12/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Newport, Gwent 01568 616616
12/10/2017 Polly King
Peter Bedford
Haddenham, Bucks 01844 299508
12/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Cardiff 07813 197222
12/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Portishead 07813 197222
14/10/2017 Mation Withers
John Goodyear
Stoneleigh marionwithers@gmail.com
14/10/2017 Jean Rogers
Peter Bedford
Newark, Notts. 01205 820791
16/10/2017 Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
17/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Kenilworth 01568 616616
18/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Wolverhampton 01568 616616
18/10/2017 Crossroads Vets
 Ken Fraser
High Wycombe 01494 459095
18/10/2017 Raddenstiles Vets
Jim Carter
Exmouth 01395 264747
18/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Carmarthen 07813 197222
19/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Swansea 01568 616616
22/10/2017 Willows Vet Group
Stuart Ellis
Knutsford 01565 632253
23/10/2017 Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
24/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Bridgend 01568 616616
24/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Chipping Norton 01568 616616
25/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Cardiff 01568 616616
25/10/2017 Crossroads Vets
Ken Faser
High Wycombe 01494 459095
26/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Newport, Gwent 01568 616616
26/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Cwmbran 07813 197222
26/10/2017 Hamish Cormie Bristol 07813 197222
26/10/2017 Heathfield Vets
Sally Turner 
East Sussex 01435 864422
28/10/2017 Sonja Upton-Lovett
 Peter Bedford
Nr. Huntingdon 01582 767927
30/10/2017 Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
31/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Churchdown 01568 616616
31/10/2017 Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould, Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon
Kenilworth 01568 616616

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 (hannah.james@thekennelclub.org.uk).

     

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

N/A

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 (brigburn@gmail.com) or Joy Venturi-Rose (joyventuri.rose@btinternet.com).

1st November 2017

Neapolitan Mastiff

To look at the overall health of the Neapolitan Mastiff 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 Kathy South

8th December 2017

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