Royal Veterinary College: Pandemic Puppies Survey

Royal Veterinary College: Pandemic Puppies Survey Pandemic Puppies: Exploring puppy buying during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic (UK)   We are all aware from many sources that unusually high numbers of puppies have been bought since the COVID-19 pandemic started in the UK and the ‘Pandemic Puppies’ study, being carried out

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KC UPDATE ON CANINE HEALTH SCHEMES

UPDATE ON CANINE HEALTH SCHEMES AS ENGLAND ENTERS SECOND NATIONAL LOCKDOWN  In light of the national four-week lockdown that began in England yesterday (5 November), the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and The Kennel Club (KC) have announced the following changes to the Canine Health Schemes (CHS) in order to follow

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KC Health Projects

KC Health Projects have been added in the Health section. There is a list of research projects on the Kennel Club website and although there are not any specific to Irish Setters some owners might be able to contribute to research covering all breeds. Bringing about research collaboration (BARC) Genetics

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Hip and Elbow submissions

Good News BVA are now able to accept and process hip and elbow submissions, with weekly scoring sessions commencing from the 8th July. However, this will depend on whether individual practices are able to undertake imaging and their specific guidelines. Eye testing sessions have also commenced, and available panellists are

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