The BVA/KC Hip & Elbow Dysplasia Scheme

Customer Experience Survey We would like to invite you to participate in a survey being undertaken by the British Veterinary Association, in collaboration with The Kennel Club, to understand the experiences of customers who have used the BVA/KC Hip & Elbow Dysplasia Scheme between 2019-2022. It is of upmost importance to both The Kennel Club … Read more

Update on Bloat July 2022

Professor Ed Hall, our Breed Health Co- ordinator, attended the recent Large and Giant Breed Working Group meeting and one of the speakers was Professor Mark Dunning who gave a presentation on bloat. He is working with The Deerhound Club investigating the factors influencing bloating and the development and outcome of GDV in Deerhounds in the  … Read more

KC Hereditary clear status

Published on15 July 2022 at 9:13am The Kennel Club has announced that it is unfortunately necessary to pause the changes to its policy on ‘hereditary clear’ status, which were due to become effective from the start of next year. The Kennel Club previously announced that, from January 2023, the assignment of ‘hereditary clear’ status of … Read more

KC Health Test Results Updated June 2022

All health test results have been supplied and reproduced by kind permission of the Kennel Club and will be updated periodically.  Latest Update June 2022 Eye tests results for Irish Setters Irish Setter DNA CLAD clear Irish Setter DNA CLAD carriers Irish Setter CLAD hereditarily clear Irish setter PRA DNA rcd1 clear results Irish setter … Read more

Recent Website Updates

We have been busy updating the website recently and the below sections have been updated, more to follow !!! Vets section Buying medicines online Thinking about unthinkable Pet Passports now Traveling Abroad Snow section About the breed section

The Kennel Club announces inaugural dog health and welfare conference

The Kennel Club has announced it will be hosting its first Health and Welfare Conference, bringing together dog health experts, breed community representatives, owners, breeders and dog show judges. Following the renewed interest in dog ownership during the pandemic, the inaugural event, taking place on September 25 and 26 2021 at Chesford Grange in Kenilworth, … Read more

Kennel Club Genetics Cenre Newsletter

The Kennel Club Genetics Centre (KCGC) is slowly, but surely, settling into the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge. The team now has a full complement of 9 members, all of whom have come from the Animal Health Trust (an indication of how much we all love and believe in the work … Read more

Kennel Club Canine Genetics Centre

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The KC has confirmed The Kennel Club Canine Genetics Centre will reopen at the University of Cambridge and it will continue to be led by Dr Cathryn Mellersh. THE KENNEL CLUB GENETICS CENTRE TO RE-OPEN AS PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE Following the announcement in July 2020 of the closure of the Animal Health Trust, … Read more

KC Health Test Results Update March 2021

Eye tests results for Irish Setters Irish Setter CLAD clear Irish Setter CLAD carriers Irish Setter CLAD hereditarily clear Irish setter PRA rcd1 clear results Irish setter PRArcd1 Hereditarily clear Irish Setter PRA rcd4 clears Irish setter PRArcd4 carrier results Irish Setter PRArcd4 affected Irish Setter PRArcd4 H-clears Irish Setter PRArcd4 H-carrier Irish Setter PRArd4 … Read more