Lucy’s Law

Third – party puppy sales banned in England from Monday 6 April 2020. See government article in Puppies Section

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Parentage Testing

An article on Parentage Testing has been added to the Ownership section written by Dr June Swinburne director of Animal DNA Diagnostics.

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Update on Canine Health Schemes from the Kennel Club

We are sending this email below on behalf of the BVA.   “In light of the COVID-19 pandemic Canine Health Schemes wanted to update you on how this will affect your Hip and Elbow Dysplasia submissions and Eye Examinations.   Following recent government advice, we have taken a number of

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Health section : Spay incontinence Update

A  further study published in 2019 “Associations between neutering and early onset urinary incontinence in UK bitches under primary veterinary care” also indicates that spaying may affect urinary incontinence in bitches and Irish Setters are one of the breeds mentioned. The conclusion of the study states: Neutering itself and age

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KC Health Test Results Jan 2020

All health test results have been supplied and reproduced by kind permission of the Kennel Club and will be updated periodically. 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

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KC New Health Project News

New Health Project We write to share information on a new Animal Health Trust project, being funded by Dogs Trust. Please see a brief outline of the project below, which has been provided to us by Dr Cathryn Mellersh. Click to download information :  CRIEDD V3 FLYER More information can be

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