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Deerhound breeder wins award for her work in her breed’s health
Health - 1st June 2020 - 4:00 PM
Dr Sarah Helps, from Amersham, Buckinghamshire has been recognised at the International Canine Health Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in the world, for her work in improving the health of man’s best friend.
Winners of Europe's most prestigious veterinary awards revealed
Health - 14th May 2020 - 12:00 PM
A pioneering professor in veterinary molecular genetics, an internationally renowned professor in canine haematology and hereditary diseases, an MPhil student researching the pathophysiology of diabetes in dogs and a devoted Deerhound breed health coordinator have been announced as the winners of Europe’s most prestigious veterinary awards.
New DNA testing scheme to combat inherited disease in the Papillon
Health - 6th May 2020 - 5:04 PM
In a move designed to combat inherited disease in the Papillon, the Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for von Willebrand’s disease type 1 (vWD1) in the breed, following consultation with the Breed Health Coordinator.
New DNA testing scheme to combat inherited disease in the ‘vulnerable’ Otterhound
Health - 30th April 2020 - 2:37 PM
In a move designed to combat inherited disease in the Otterhound, the Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia in the breed, following consultation with the Breed Health Coordinator.
UK's largest canine genome bank leads to breakthrough for Shetland Sheepdogs
Health - 24th February 2020 - 10:45 AM
Scientists working at the Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust have identified a new mutation that causes the blinding condition, Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA), in Shetland Sheepdogs.
Kennel Club Charitable Trust invests over £1.9 million into dog health and welfare
Health - 19th February 2020 - 2:48 PM
The Kennel Club Charitable Trust announced today that it has provided over £1.9 million to projects dedicated to improving dog health and welfare on a local and national level since 2017. As part of the Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation devoted to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club Charitable Trust supports projects and organisations which share its commitment to dog health and happiness, including health and science projects, welfare, and support organisations across the country.

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