Press Releases

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New DNA testing scheme for Norwegian Buhunds
Health - 7th February 2018 - 10:44 AM
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for hereditary cerebellar ataxia (HCA) in Norwegian Buhunds, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed club.
New DNA testing programme for Italian Spinoni
Health - 20th December 2017 - 4:29 PM
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing programme for cerebellar ataxia (CA) in Italian Spinoni, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed club.
New DNA testing schemes for Schnauzers and Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Health - 24th November 2017 - 9:37 AM
The Kennel Club has approved two new official DNA testing schemes - for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a heart condition that results in inefficient pumping of the blood, in Schnauzers, and for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) in Rhodesian Ridgebacks, following consultation with the breeds’ health co-ordinators on behalf of the breed clubs.
Kennel Club launches new Canine Health Week
Health - 13th November 2017 - 11:13 AM
The most common disorders affecting dogs in Britain are being highlighted by the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club, as it launches a new awareness week, Canine Health Week, which runs from 13th to 19th November 2017. The week will highlight the most common health issues in the overall dog population and enable owners to familiarise themselves with these in order to establish and meet the healthcare needs of their dogs.
New DNA Testing Scheme For Border Terriers
Health - 7th November 2017 - 9:34 AM
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Spongiform LeucoEncephaloMyelopathy (SLEM) in Border Terriers, following consultation with the breed health coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
Kennel Club Hosts Breed Health Symposium 2017
Health - 6th October 2017 - 5:44 PM
Canine epilepsy, genetics, breed health and conservation, and how to find and interpret good quality information about dog health, were the subjects discussed at the Kennel Club Breed Health Symposium 2017.

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