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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.
New DNA Testing Scheme For Lhasa Apsos
Health - 6th October 2017 - 4:04 PM
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA) in Lhasa Apsos, following consultation with the health coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
New research reveals prevalence of health conditions in UK’s dog population
Health - 19th September 2017 - 10:16 AM
Large scale study published on disorders in 192 Kennel Club recognised breeds will help to improve health of Britain’s much-loved pedigree dogs
Reclassification of the Chow Chow from Category Three to Category Two
Health - 17th July 2017 - 12:00 PM
The Kennel Club has announced the reclassification of the Chow Chow, from the category three (high profile breeds) to category two of its Breed Watch system, with immediate effect.

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