Tag Archives: Health

New: Kennel Club Dog Owners’ Handbook

The Kennel Club has recently published (online) a Dog Owners’ Handbook. It’s free and you can download it as a 74-page pdf file, as well. It contains lots of good advice for novice owners and there’s information that more experienced owners will also benefit from. The guide is generic and not Dachshund-specific but the majority …

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My presentation to the 4th International Dog Health Workshop (IDHW4)

[You can view my slides here] When I spoke at IDHW3 in Paris, I started by saying that breed health improvement is not a conformation problem, a genetics problem, or a veterinary problem. It’s a change management and a continuous improvement problem. For IDHW4, I said the challenge is not “are you improving?” but (a) …

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Presentation at the 4th International Dog Health Workshop – Windsor 2019

My slide presentation is available online, here: Breed specific health strategies from Dog-ED

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International Dog Health Workshop – Dachshund Health Poster

Later this week, I will be speaking at the 4th International Dog Health Workshop which is being co-hosted by the Kennel Club and International Partnership for Dogs. My presentation is on the subject of Breed-specific Health Strategies and, to support this, I have created a poster that summarises some of the things we have been …

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Edition Dog: featuring The Dachshund in Issue 5

Edition Dog is a relatively new monthly magazine full of in-depth and detailed information written by professionals. Each of the features focuses on dog health and wellbeing. Issue 5 features the Dachshund and has a health article on Intervertebral Disc Disease. Photos of SDA Secretary Wendy Starkey’s Smooth Dachshund Ramsay are in the main feature …

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