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KENNEL CLUB HOSTS FREE CANINE EPILEPSY WEBINAR – 30th Jan 7.00pm – 8.30pm

The Kennel Club has organised a free webinar for owners and breeders who would like to find out more about canine epilepsy, including what research has told us to date, and how best to support dogs affected with the condition, and their owners. The webinar, organised by The Kennel Club’s health team and taking place via Microsoft Teams on Monday 30th January 2023 from 7:00pm-8:30pm, will serve as an opportunity to refresh interested parties’ knowledge of epilepsy, learn more about the complexities of the condition and what future research could teach us. Those interested in attending the webinar can register here.  The webinar will include a presentation…

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Health Testing at the FCRS Championship show 2023

The following health testing sessions will be carried out at the Society Championshipshow to be held at the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZon April 2nd 2023. Eye Testing SessionBVA Eye Panellist Lorna Newman BVM&S Cert VOphthal MRCVS will be attending theshow to carry out gonioscopy (and standard eye examinations if required). The BVArecommend Flatcoated Retrievers are screened by gonioscopy examination forPectinate Ligament Dysplasia (PLA), also referred to as Goniodysgenesis (G), everythree years and in addition receive a standard eye examination annually.At the show gonioscopy will be £45, standard eye examination £45 or £80 for bothtests for the…

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Survey that the BVA have developed for owners and breeders who have used the BVA/KC Eye Scheme

I have received an email from the Kennel Club Breed Health Liaison Manager with information about a survey that the BVA have developed for owners and breeders who have used the BVA/KC Eye Scheme, to gain valuable feedback on the scheme’s performance and particular areas that need development.  This survey is open to all breeds, and obviously they would appreciate as much useful feedback as possible so please complete the survey if you have used the eye scheme:  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ML2WN2S The survey will be open for one month and will be closing on the 24th November. Many thanks Liz  Liz Branscombe DipAVN(Surgical) RVN Kennel Club…

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Health Webinars 2021

There will be two live webinars, with an opportunity for Q & As after each.

Immune mediated disease: How our immune system works and what happens when things go wrong? By Emma Rogers-Smith BSc(Hons) BA VetMB MRCVS ECVIM-CA Resident in Internal Medicine, Davies Veterinary Specialists…

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The Kennel Club/British Veterinary Association Canine Health Schemes update regarding the current national lockdown

The following update from the Kennel Club Health Team has been sent to Breed Health Coordinators today (08/01/2021) The Kennel Club and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) would like to provide an update to all breeders currently awaiting results from hip or elbow screening and to provide reassurance of the measures being taken to ensure those waiting for results receive them at the earliest possible opportunity.  Furthermore we wish to issue guidance relating to use of the Kennel Club/British Veterinary Association Canine Health Schemes (CHS) during the current national lockdown.  Customers waiting for results for dogs screened pre-January 2021 As…

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Kennel Club Press Release AHT

Kennel Club/AHT Press release about the future of the Genetics research data and biological material currently stored at the AHT https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/press-releases/2020/july/kennel-club-genetics-centre-data-and-biological-material-saved/…

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Update About AHT Closure

Further to the announcement that the Animal Health Trust will close on 31st July 2020 the following message has been sent to Breed Health Coordinators by Cathryn Mellersh today (13th July 2020): ‘’The future of canine genetics research and DNA testing service following closure of Animal Health Trust on July 31st, 2020 I would like to extend my sincere and heartfelt thanks to everybody who has contacted me and my colleagues to express their sadness at the imminent closure of the Animal Health Trust on July 31st. I have worked at the AHT for 19 years, as have many of…

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Health Seminar 12th July 2020

Regretfully, given the uncertainty regarding when gatherings will be able to resume, the Society Health Sub-Committee have made the decision to postpone the Health seminar which was arranged for 12th July this year. We plan to move the seminar to Sunday 11th July 2021 at the same venue. We apologise for any disappointment that this may cause and look forward to welcoming everyone in 2021….

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Health Seminar July 2020

A Health Seminar Day is to be hosted by the Flatcoated Retriever Society and sponsored by Davies Veterinary Specialists on 12th July 2020.  THe day is free to members and £20 non-members, a buffet lunch will be provided.   Click here for further details….

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Health News

Breed Health Coordinator Award 2019 Many congratulations to the Society’s Health Coordinator,Liz Branscombe, she has won the KC Breed Health Coordinator Award for 2019 at the International Canine Health Awards, supported by The Vernon and Shirley Hill Foundation administrated by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust. Liz is proud to have won the award which recognises both the hard work that went into setting up our breed health initiatives in the past and those that continue to support ongoing breed health projects within all of our four breed organisations.   Article In Field Magazine Following an article published in the Field…

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BHC Award