Events, seminars and surveys

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 Clinic Holder and Eye Panellists Venue Contact Details 
November 
Thurs 1 November Eye Vet Clinic
Rose Linn-Pearl
John Mould
Rachael Grundon
Christine Heinrich
Swansea 01568 616616
Mon 5 November Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 6 November Bridgend 01568 616616
Tues 6 November Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Tues 13 November Kenilworth 01568 616616
Wed 14 November Birmingham 01568 616616
Wed 14 November Wolverhampton 01569 616616
Thur 15 November Swansea 01570 616616
Mon 19 November Langstone 01571 616616
Tues 20 November Bridgend 01572 616616
Tues 20 November Chipping Norton 01573 616616
Tues 20 November Kenilworth 01574 616616
Wed 21 November Cardiff 01575 616616
Wed 28 November Wolverhampton 01576 616616
Thur 29 November Swansea 01577 616616
Sat 3 November BVA
James Oliver
Boston 020 7908 6380
Sun 11 November Thetford 020 7908 6380
Mon 5 November
Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 12 November Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 19 November Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 26 November Bristol 01275 838473
Tues 6 November St. Clair Veterinary Care
Jeff Yellowley
Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thurs 8 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 13 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thur 15 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 20 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thur 22 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 27 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thur 29 November Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 6 November Animal Health Center
Lorna Newman
Shrewsbury 01743 369999
Wed 7 November Hamish Cormie Carmarthen 07813 197222
Thur 15 November Cardiff 07813 197222
Thur 15 November Portishead 07813 197222
Thur 22 November Bridgend 07813 197222
Thur 29 November Cwmbran 07813 197222
Thur 29 November Bristol 07813 197222
Sat 10 November Rachel Surman
Peter Bedford
Coalville, Leics. 07885 976224
Sun 11 November Vets4Pets Durham
Stuart Ellis
Durham 0191 383 0555
Mon 12 November Lakeview Breeder Clinic
Nick Burden
Deal, Kent 01304 375571
Thur 15 November Beverley Cottrell Cambridge 01763 261674 
Thur 15 November Village Vet St. Albans
Peter Bedford
St. Albans 01727 852667
Thur 22 November St. Albans 01727 852667
Thur 29 November St. Albans 01727 852667
Sat 17 November Charles Errington
Peter Bedford
Diss, Norfolk 01379 844074
Thur 22 November Nicola Calvert
Stuart Ellis
Northallerton 07866 593153
Sat 24 November Sylvia Reed
Peter Bedford
Dunmow 01799 500987 / 01787 237498
Sun 25 November Tricia Page
Nick Burden
Headley, Hants 01428 712601
Mon 26 November Rutland Hse Referrals
Lorna Newman
St. Helens 01744 853510
Wed 28 November Marion Hopkinson
John Goodyear
Doncaster 01302 742791
Thur 29 November Heathfield Vets
Sally Turner
East Sussex 01435 864422
Thur 29 November Castle Vets
Stuart Ellis
Barnard Castle 01833 637700
December
Mon 3 December Eye Vet Clinic
John Mould
Rachael Grundon
Christine Heinrich
Rose Linn-Pearl
John Mould
Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 4 December Bridgend 01568 616616
Tues 4 December Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Wed 12 December Birmingham 01568 616616
Tues 11 December Kenilworth 01568 616616
Thurs 13 December Swansea 01568 616616
Mon 17 December Langstone 01568 616616
Tues 18 December Bridgend 01568 616616
Tues 18 December Chipping Norton 01568 616616
Wed 19 December Cardiff 01568 616616
Mon 3 December Highcroft Vet Referrals
Jim Carter
Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 10 December Bristol 01275 838473
Mon 17 December Bristol 01275 838473
Tues 4 December St. Clair Veterinary Care
Jeff Yellowley
Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thurs 6 December Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 11 December Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thurs 13 December Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 18 December Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Thurs 20 December Blyth, Northumberland 01670 457271
Tues 4 December Animal Health Centre
Lorna Newman
Shrewsbury 01743 369999
Wed 5 December Penmellyn Vets
Jim Carter
St. Columb Major 01637 880307
Wed 19 December St. Columb Major 01637 880307
Wed 5 December Hamish Cormie Carmarthen 07813 197222
Thurs 13 December Cardiff 07813 197222
Thurs 13 December Portishead 07813 197222
Thurs 20 December Bridgend 07813 197222
Thurs 6 December Village Vets
Peter Bedford
St. Albans  
Thurs 13 December St. Albans 01727 852667
Thurs 20 December St. Albans 01727 852667
Thurs 20 December Beverley Cottrell Cambridge 01763 261674 
Thurs 20 December Heathfield
Sally Turner
East Sussex 01435 864422


DNA Testing Clinics

Date of clinic  Information  Location  To book

7th October 2018

Pastoral Breeds Health Foundation DNA Testing Clinic

All pastoral breeds welcome for all available DNA tests.

Relevant DNA tests applicable to your breed can be found through clicking here.

Kennel Club Building

Stoneleigh Park

Stoneleigh

CV8 2LZ

To book your place or for any queries, please contact Kathie Kinton  

 

  

 

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

     

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

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Clumber Spaniel Back Disease Survey 2018

This survey is to investigate the prevalence of IVDD (Back Disease) in Clumber Spaniels, and identify any lifestyle factors that contribute to the risk of this condition.

Click here for survey 

For further information please contact Carol Page - 01489 58973
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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

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Dachshund (All Varieties)


To look at the overall health of the Dachshund 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 the Breed Health Council 

30th November 2018

Irish Wolfhound

To look at the overall health of the Irish Wolfhound 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  researchcoordinator@iwhealthgroup.co.uk 

September 21st 2018

Italian Greyhound 

To look at the overall health of the Italian Greyhound 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 Helen Lister

 

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

 


 

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

 

Date  Seminar Location  Booking
2nd December 2018

The St Bernard Health and Welfare Committee 
Breed Health Seminar.

“Feed the brain - New innovative management options for canine epilepsy”

With Professor Holger A. Volk, 
DVM, PhD, PGCAP, DipECVN, FHEA, MRCVS 
Professor of Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery, 
The Royal Veterinary College

Cost = £15 (Includes buffet lunch)

ALL BREEDS WELCOME

Bermuda Phoenix Centre

Bermuda Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. 
CV10 7HU

(7PN for Sat Nav)

To Book your place click here.

For any queries, please contact Tanya Booth. 

 


 

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