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Health Information

Health Seminars


Watch recordings of the presentations from our online health seminar in June 2021, we thank Davies Veterinary Specialists for their support of our seminar programme.

The following presentations were planned for our seminar day in 2021 but, as the day was cancelled due to the lockdown restrictions in place at the time, the speakers have kindly recorded their seminars.

How the Immune System works and what happens when things go wrong 

by Dr Emma Rogers-Smith BSc(Hons) BA VetMB MRCVS ECVIM-CA Resident in Internal Medicine. 

Canine vaccination

by Katherine Clarke BVSc MRCVS BSAVA PGCertSAM ECVIM-CA Resident in Internal Medicine

Canine First Aid

by Danielle Banks BSc(Hons) RVN GradDipVN

A walk through gait analysis

by Diane Messum HCPC, MCSP, ACPAT Cat A, BSc(Hon), MSc VetPhysio, RAMP

Kennel Club Health Webinars

Follow this link to view a series of health webinars organised by the Kennel Club Health Team https://www.youtube.com/playlist?app=desktop&list=PLofebTUX8k0Z9rpYAKmo2K-Fn4qVjR3xj&fbclid=IwAR24_ejf223GewfQOZ5Q_pQzKddfbnndAiZBbWx5tnU9zhZhOsKWqxBOML4

The speakers have kindly allowed us to post pdf versions of their presentations these can be viewed by following the links below:

Georgie Fricker BVSc CertVOphthal, DipECVO MRCVS
European Veterinary Specialist in Ophthalmology

Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi - Geneticist

Dr Jane Dobson MA BVetMed, DVetMed, DipECVIM-CA (IntMed, Oncol, RadOnc) MRCVS

Frances Downing BVSc MSc Dip ECVAA MRCVS
European Veterinary Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Fact Sheets

Alabama Rot

Advice about the disease, its signs and symptoms can be found by following this link where you can access information sheets: Click here

Elbow Dysplasia

To read the fact sheet please click here

Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation in Flatcoated Retrievers (background information)

The Conservative Management of Patellar Luxation

Post Surgical Management of Patellar Luxation

Hip Dysplasia

To read the fact sheet please click here


To read fact sheets please click here

To read an article about cardiomyopathy click here

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Failure

To read the fact sheet please click here

Gastric Dilation and Volvulus (bloat & GDV)

To read the facts please click here: Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (bloat)

To read the facts please click here: Gastric Dilation Volvulus (GDV)


To read the fact sheet please click here

Ophthalmic Conditions

To read the fact sheet please click here

Laryngeal Paralysis

To read the fact sheet please click here

Immune Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia

To read the fact sheet please click here

IMHA Newsletter article


To read the newsletter article please click here

AGM Health Reports

Click on the dates below to read the health report for each year:

Society Breed Health Surveys

2020 health survey, awaiting collated results

2011 results

Renal Dysplasia

2021 update-The Society continues to work towards collecting DNA from affected dogs which will enable further breed specific research into this condition, this work was supported by Cathryn Mellersh and her team at the AHT until its closure in 2020, click here  to read about work carried out so far. It is hoped that during 2021 the banking of DNA samples will continue and we will post more details when we receive a further update from Cathryn Mellersh.

Genetic Diversity

The Popular Sire Effect Article

Genetic Diversity

Flatcoated Retriever Sires

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