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The Kennel Club’s Breed Health and Conservation Plans project
Health - 18th January 2017 - 11:00 AM

Breeders have to balance DNA test results and resources for assessing the risk of complex health conditions while also thinking about the importance of maintaining genetic diversity. The Breed Health and Conservation Plans project was launched to help breeders make balanced breeding decisions.

Free puppy cover that’s better for breeders
Health - 21st October 2016 - 8:45 AM

If you’re a breeder, a brand new Kennel Club Pet Insurance 5 Weeks Free cover note pack is on its way to you! Click to read more.

Mitch’s Story
Health - 17th October 2016 - 9:30 AM

Even healthy pets can suddenly fall ill or have an accident. Having a pet insurance policy in place reduces the worry about affording expensive veterinary bills. Read more about Mitch's story.

What does the Kennel Club do for health?
Health - 22nd August 2016 - 2:00 PM

Are you aware of the many ways in which the Kennel Club endeavours to makes a difference to dog health? Click to find out.

Kennel Club responds to vet petition on brachycephalic pets
Health - 22nd August 2016 - 11:00 AM

The Kennel Club is leading on a multi-stakeholder working group to look at practical, evidence-based solutions to health concerns in brachycephalic breeds. Read more.

EBVs – a resource for better breeding
Health - 22nd August 2016 - 11:00 AM

Estimated Breeding Values, or EBVs, can be used by breeders to assess the degree to which an animal may have inherited, or pass on, genes associated with a particular health condition. Learn more.

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