Tag Archives: Kennel Club

Dr. Cathryn Mellersh & Prof. Sheila Crispin win International Canine Health Awards

Today, I was a guest at the International Canine Health Awards ceremony held in Cambridge. Joint winner of the International Prize was Dr. Cathryn Mellersh who is well-known to Dachshund owners for her ground-breaking work on cord1 PRA. Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Prof. Sheila Crispin who has been working with the Dachshund …

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2015 Breeder Education Seminars from the KC & Royal Canin

The Kennel Club and ROYAL CANIN® are running a series of educational seminars on dog breeding, featuring the latest discoveries and advice on: Health issues; Breeding practices; Scientific developments to help breeders and their puppy rearing programmes. – See more here.

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It’s National Canine Health Testing Week (17th to 21st November) #Healthyselfie #NCHTW

National Canine Health Testing Week (17th to 21st November) is one of the Kennel Club’s annual initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of breeding and buying puppies from appropriately health-tested parents. Social media campaign During the week they will be launching a social media campaign, asking people to show their support of canine health …

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Kennel Club launches “A Dog’s Life” manifesto

PRESS RELEASE from The Kennel Club: Animal Welfare Minister, Lord de Mauley and Angela Smith MP, Shadow Minster for Animal Welfare, were guest speakers at the Kennel Club’s launch of its ‘A Dog’s Life’ manifesto on Saturday (8th November). The manifesto, which focuses on dog health and welfare, was launched at the Kennel Club’s annual …

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The KC is launching its 2014 Breed Health Survey – lots of Dachshund responses wanted please!

The Kennel Club is running a survey from 8th November to 25th December which aims to build a stronger understanding of the health of all pedigree dog breeds. The 2014 Pedigree Breed Health Survey is open to owners of all Kennel Club breed-registered dogs, both living and deceased (since 2004) and has been led Dr …

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