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Events, seminars and surveys


The Kennel Club Academy

This FREE dog breeding resource provides a range of films that cover topics on pre-breeding considerations, from basic considerations like adjustments to your home and lifestyle to how to use DNA tests and what you need to know about health conditions and inheritance. Join now for access for our free learning resources.

Canine Health Week 

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). 

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). 

Eye Testing Clinics

Date of clinic Venue Locations  Panellist Telephone
July
Sun 1 July Emily @ BVA Thetford James Oliver 020 7908 6380
Mon 2 July Eye Vet Clinic Newport John Mould 01568 616616
Tues 3 July Eye Vet Clinic Bridgend Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Tues 3 July Eye Vet Clinic Chipping Norton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Tues 3 July Animal Health Centre Shrewsbury Lorna Newman 01743 369999
Wed 4 July Eye Vet Clinic Cardiff John Mould 01568 616616
Thurs 5 July Hamish Cormie Bridgend Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Sun 8 July Emily @ BVA Boston, Lincs. James Oliver 020 7908 6380
Mon 9 July Janice Climpson East Sussex Ian Mason 07831 853871
Tues 10 July Eye Vet Clinic Kenilworth Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Wed 11 July Eye Vet Clinic Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Thurs 12 July Village Vet St Albans St Albans Peter Bedford 01727 852667
Thurs 12 July Hamish Cormie Cwmbran Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 12 July Hamish Cormie Bristol Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Fri 13 July Alnorthumbria Vets Morpeth Malcolm Davidson 01670 505321
Sat 14 July Aldertree Gundogs Old Buckenham Peter Bedford 01953 860551
Sun 15 July Michael Neachell Lichfield John Goodyear 01283 790434
Mon 16 July Rutland Hse Referrals St Helens Lorna Newman 1744853520
Mon 16 July Eye Vet Clinic Newport John Mould 01568 616616
Tues 17 July Eye Vet Clinic Churchdown John Mould 01568 616616
Tues 17 July Eye Vet Clinic Chipping Norton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Tues 17July Eye Vet Clinic Bridgend Rachael Grundon 01568 616616
Wed 18 July Hamish Cormie Carmarthen Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 19 July Village Vet St Albans St Albans Peter Bedford 01727 852667
Sat 21 July Jean Rogers Boston, Lincs Peter Bedford jean@e-f-g.co.uk
August
Date of clinic Venue Locations  Panellist Telephone
Thurs 2 August Hamish Cormie Bridgend Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Sat 5 August Emily @ BVA North Kilworth James Oliver 020 7908 6380
Tues 7 August Hamish Cormie Cwmbran Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Tues 7 August Animal Health Centre Shrewsbury Lorna Newman 01743 369999
Tues 7 August Hamish Cormie Bristol Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Wed 8 August Eye Vet Clinic Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Thurs 9 August Eye Vet Clinic  Swansea Rachael Grundon 01568 616616
Thurs 9 August Ginette Oulton Chorley John Goodyear 01524 64902
Sun 12 August Emily @ BVA Old Buckenham James Oliver 020 7908 6380
Mon 13 August Eye Vet Clinic Newport John Mould 01568 616616
Tues 14 August Eye Vet Clinic Wolverhampton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Tues 14 August Eye Vet Clinic Bridgend Rachael Grundon 01568 616616
Wed 15 August Hamish Cormie Carmarthen Hamish Cormie 07813 197222
Thurs 16 August Heathfield Vets East Sussex Sally Turner 01435 864422
Thurs 16 August Julie @ Therapaws Chichester Ian Mason 01243 641114
Mon 20 August Lakeview Vet Centre Deal, Kent Nick Burden 01304 375571
Mon 20 August Rutland Hse Referrals St Helens Lorna Newman 01744 853520
Wed 22 August Eye Vet Clinic Chipping Norton Christine Heinrich 01568 616616
Thurs 23 August Eye Vet Clinic Swansea Rachael Grundon 01568 616616

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.

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Flat Coated Retriever

Group study (long term project) - an annual survey to follow the life of Flat Coated Retrievers

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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.

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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.


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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.

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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.

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For further information please contact Sharon Springel

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