KC Health Test Results July 2019

All health test results have been supplied and reproduced by kind permission of the Kennel Club and will be updated periodically. Hip results for Irish Setters Elbow report for Irish Setters Eye results for Irish Setter CLAD – clear results for Irish Setter CLAD – carrier results for Irish Setters … Read more


The Kennel Club’s Health Team would like to make you aware that following consultation with the Dog Health Group, the Kennel Club has confirmed that from 1st August 2018, any DNA health test result submitted for inclusion on its database must have at least two forms of identification on the result … Read more

A big thank you

To those owners who have sent Buccal Swabs to the Helsinki Epilepsy Research Project: Another step forward has been taken in the study of canine epilepsy. In June 2015 Hannes Lohi’s team at Helsinki University published a research paper in which the team concluded that their genetic data implicated ADAM23 as a … Read more

Give A Dog A Genome

We are delighted that The Irish Red Setter Rescue Charitable Trust (IRSRCT) has funded this for our breed and have confirmation that we have been included in the 50 breeds. Sequencing the Irish Setter genome will aid future research into inherited disease.  We look forward to hearing how the research … Read more