I am about to update my puppy buying advice website: www.cavalierpuppy.co.uk and so have been checking breed club websites.
I must admit I was dismayed to see that the Cavalier Club has removed their puppy register from the health testing breeder that was running it so well, despite the fact she is now back again on their committee.
On my website I have suggested that puppy buyers should contact the Cavalier Club. I was confident that buyers would be given information about
The publication of a new study to describe microscopic changes in the spinal cord of cavaliers with syringomyelia, and in particular to compare symptomatic (in pain) and asymptomatic (non painful) dogs, has great significance for the Cavalier Collection Scheme.
This paper is a consequence of the tissue collection studies
The first Collection Scheme was started in 2007 when Professor Nick Jeffery, who was then at Cambridge,
The KC and the BVA are meeting to discuss the responses they have received to the proposal of partial publication of scan results.
So I thought I would write and point out the flaws in the cavalier clubs' feedback exercise.............
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From: Margaret Carter
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Up till now all Offiicial Schemes have published full results.
In the case of the BVA/KC CMSM Scheme the Kennel Club proposed only the name of the dog and its age at scanning should be published.
UK Cavalier Club members have been sent a paper asking for feedback on this partial publication proposal (The proposal is shown at the end of this blog )
There are two options 'agree' or 'disagree' and a comments box.
The option for 'full publication' of results and
There is some confusion surrounding the proposals for publishing the results of the BVA/KC CMSM Scheme, so I thought I would try and clarify the situation as I understand it.
Anyone who thinks I have got things wrong is welcome to contact me with their views. If not a member of this forum, there is a comment form on my website www.cavalierpuppy.co.uk
The confusion about this scheme dates back to a meeting in February. In an attempt to win breeder support for the scheme