Events, seminars and surveys

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Canine Health Week 2017

Canine Health Week is an annual initiative to highlight resources, research and information to help make a difference to dog health. This year Canine Health Week highlights the most common health issues affecting dogs.

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

27/01/2018

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland Health Seminar

Speakers from the Kennel Club (Mr B Lambert and Dr T Lewis) and Ms B Janseen – SBT breeder, exhibitor and FCI/KC judge

Cost (lunch included) = £15

Kennel Club Building
Stoneleigh
Warwackshire
CV8 2LZ

To book your place or for further queries, please contact Helen Reaney on 01543 684422 or rolenskasbt@gmail.com.

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 
January 
Tues 2nd Jan Eye Vet Clinic
Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon, John Mould
Bridgend 01568 616616
Thurs 4th Jan Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 9th Jan Kenilworth 01568 616616
Wed 10th Jan Wolverhampton 01568 616616
Thurs 11th Jan Swansea 01568 616616
Tues 16th Jan Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Tues 16th Jan Bridgend 01568 616616
Wed 17th Jan Cardiff 01568 616616
Thurs 18th Jan Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 23rd Jan Churchdown 01568 616616
Tues 23rd Jan Kenilworth 01568 616616
Wed 24th Jan Wolverhampton 01568 616616
Thurs 25th Jan Swansea 01568 616616
Tues 30th Jan Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Tues 30th Jan Bridgend 01568 616616
Thurs 4th Jan Hamish Cormie Bridgend 07813 197222
Thurs 11th Jan Cardiff 07813 197222
Thurs 11th Jan Portishead 07813 197222
Wed 17th Jan Carmarthen 07813 197222
Thurs 25th Jan Cwmbran 07813 197222
Thurs 25th Jan Bristol 07813 197222
Fri 5th Jan Animal Health Centre
Lorna Newman
Shrewsbury 01743 369999
Mon 8th Jan Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 15th Jan 01275 838473
Mon 22nd Jan 01275 838473
Mon 29th Jan 01275 838473
Tues 9th Jan Seadown Vet Group
Ian Mason 
Hythe 0238 084 2237
Tues 16th Jan 0238 084 2237
Tues 23rd Jan 0238 084 2237
Tues 30th Jan 0238 084 2237
Wed 10th Jan Crossroads Vets
Ken Fraser
High Wycombe 01494 459095
Wed 17th Jan 01494 459095
Wed 24th Jan 01494 459095
Wed 31st Jan 01494 459095
Thurs 11th Jan Cayton Vet Surgery
Peter Bedford
St Albans 01727 852667
Thurs 18th Jan 01727 852667
Thurs 25th Jan 01727 852667
Thurs 11th Jan North East Vet Referrals
Malcolm Davidson
Cramlington 0191 250 3800
Fri 12th Jan Nantwich Vet Hospital
Lorna Newman
Nantwich 01270 610322
Sun 14th Jan Emily - BVA
James Oliver
Fakenham 020 7908 6380
Fri 19th Jan Rutland Hse Referrals
Lorna Newman
St Helens 01744 853510
Thurs 18th Jan Paul Harding
John Goodyear
Stafford 0151 430 7698
Fri 19th Jan 0151 430 7698
Sat 20th Jan 0151 430 7698
Sun 21st Jan 0151 430 7698
Thurs 25th Jan Heathfield Vets
Sally Turner
East Sussex 01435 864422
Thurs 25th Jan Castle Vets
Stuart Ellis
Barnard Castle 01833 637700
Sun 28th Jan Jean Rogers
Peter Bedford
Cheshunt 01992 440738
February
Fri 9th Feb Animal Health Centre
Lorna Newman 
Shrewsbury 01743 369999
Thurs 1st Feb Cayton Vet Surgery
Peter Bedford
St Albans 01727 852667
Thurs 22nd Feb St Albans 01727 852667
Wed 7th Feb Crossroads Vets
Ken Fraser
High Wycombe 01494 459095
Wed 14th Feb High Wycombe 01494 459095
Wed 21st Feb High Wycombe 01494 459095
Wed 28th Feb High Wycombe 01494 459095
Thurs 1st Feb Eye Vet Clinic
Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon, John Mould
Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 6th Feb Kenilworth 01568 616616
Wed 7th Feb Wolverhampton 01568 616616
Thurs 8th Feb Swansea 01568 616616
Tues 13th Feb Bridgend 01568 616616
Tues 13th Feb Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Wed 14th Feb Cardiff 01568 616616
Thurs 15th Feb Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 20th Feb Churchdown 01568 616616
Tues 20th Feb Kenilworth 01568 616616
Thurs 22nd Feb Swansea 01568 616616
Tues 27th Feb Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Tues 27th Feb Bridgend 01568 616616
Thurs 1st Feb Hamish Cormie Bridgend 07813 197222
Thurs 8th Feb Cardiff 07813 197222
Thurs 8th Feb Portishead 07813 197222
Wed 14th Feb Carmarthen 07813 197222
Thurs 22nd Feb Cwmbran 07813 197222
Thurs 22nd Feb Bristol 07813 197222
Thurs 22nd Feb Heathfield Vets
Sally Turner
East Sussex 01435 864422
Mon 5th Feb Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 12th Feb Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 19th Feb Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 26th Feb Bristol 01275 838473
Sat 24th Feb Jean Rogers
Peter Bedford
Newark 01205 820791
Thurs 22nd Feb Julie Grantham
Ian Mason
Chichester 01243 641114
Sun 25th Feb Mrs Blackburn
Ian Mason
Guildford 01494 674450
Tues 6th Feb Pat Brown
Ian Mason
Wrotham, Kent 07825 325733
Tues 13th Feb Seadown Vet Group
Ian Mason 
Hythe 0238 084 2237
Tues 20th Feb Hythe 0238 084 2237
Tues 27th Feb Hythe 0238 084 2237

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

Giant Breeds – Atrial Fibrillation

Studying the correlation between atrial fibrillation and blood clots in giant breeds, namely Irish Wolfhounds, Deerhounds and Great Danes. To help improve knowledge on the prevalence of the condition and identify areas of research that could be studied to develop new treatments.

Click here for survey 

For further information please contact Lowri Heseltine

N/A

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

Chesapeake Breed Health Survey

To look at the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay 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 Sue Worrall

1st March 2018

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