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The Kennel Club, putting its money back into helping the health and welfare of dogs
Health - 21st May 2019 - 5:50 PM
The Kennel Club is committed to improving the health and welfare of all dogs and over the last year has given funds totalling £842,000 to organisations and charitable causes including its own charity the Kennel Club Charitable Trust.
Kennel Club launches new heart scheme for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels supported by Veterinary Cardiovascular Society
Health - 14th May 2019 - 5:49 PM
A new heart scheme for the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has been launched by the Kennel Club (KC) in consultation with Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed clubs and supported by the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society (VCS).
New DNA testing scheme for the Miniature Poodle
Health - 9th May 2019 - 3:30 PM
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for osteochondrodysplasia (OC) in the Miniature Poodle following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
The Kennel Club and University of Cambridge launch vital scheme to improve health of Pugs, French Bulldogs and Bulldogs
Health - 4th February 2019 - 8:36 AM
The future health of French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs has taken a huge step forward today with the launch of a new health screening scheme.
New breeding resource enables hip and elbow dysplasia to be tackled in Leonbergers
Health - 31st January 2019 - 3:20 PM
The Leonberger is the latest breed to be provided with Estimated Breeding Values, an online resource that helps breeders breed away from hip and elbow dysplasia.
Study reveals powerful long-term impact of DNA tests on dog diseases
Health - 18th January 2019 - 9:44 AM
A new study has revealed that the number of pedigree dogs at risk of often painful and debilitating inherited diseases is being dramatically reduced by responsible breeders.

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