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    Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs.

    Search out tests, diseases (phenes), and labs.  Find resources for genetic counselling.

  • Who We Are

    The International Partnership for Dogs mission is to facilitate collaboration and sharing of resources to enhance the health, well-being and welfare of pedigreed dogs and all dogs worldwide.  Dogwellnet.com, the internet platform of the IPFD functions as the information hub, providing links and additional resources to breeders and others in the dog world.  Our Partners include numerous national kennel clubs, industry and non-profit organizations.

    Read More ... About IPFD, Our Partners & DogWellNet
  • International Actions

    Resources and development coming out of the 3rd IPFD International Dog Health Workshop

    International Dog Health Workshops

    Index of International Dog Health Workshops. IPFD International Dog Health Workshops   The 1st International Dog Health Workshop was organized by the Swedish Kennel Club and held in June 2012 in Stockholm. The 2nd International Dog Health Workshop was coordinated by IPFD and the German Kennel Club (VDH) and held in Dortmund, Germany in February 2015. The 3rd IDHW in Paris in April 2017 was coordinated by IPFD and the French Kennel Club. Moving forward, the IPFD is responsible for the International Dog Health Workshops and will partner with other organizations who will be the Host and responsible for logistics.
    International Dog Health Workshops

    Extremes of Conformation: DWN Resources

    Key DWN resources related to issues involved with understanding and management of extreme phenotype are provided here. The Brachycephalic Issue IDHW Plenary talks and suggested reading Country-Kennel Club specific programs DWN articles relevant DWN Blog posts Also see articles in this category.  
    Extremes of Conformation: DWN Resources

    Behaviour & Welfare Resources

    Behaviour & Welfare Index   Behaviour - especially as broadly related to breeding - has been a theme in both the 1st,  2nd and 3rd International Dog Health Workshops. IPFD and DogWellNet hope to develop this topic and to help to integrate issues of behaviour and health, with the help of Experts - from all areas of the dog world. See an overview of DWN's Behaviour & Welfare Resources below. The content falls into the following categories: IDHW Presentations and Work products DWN Articles Catalog Resources by Country Research   ALSO: please see articles available in this category.    
    Behaviour & Welfare Resources

    Health Strategies Guide

    Breed Health Strategies - DWN Resources Here you will find links to: RAS (Swedish) and JTO (Finnish) breeding strategy documents in English (summaries) for multiple breeds International Dog Health Workshop Plenary Talks on Breed Health Strategies DogWellNet breed-specific strategy articles Country/Kennel Club Programs and Resources Blog articles on breeding strategies      
    Health Strategies Guide
  • Hot Topics

    The Brachycephalic Issue
    Calling All Breed Experts
    Antimicrobial Resistance
    Genetic Testing
    Topics for Breeders
    Breed Health Committees
    Vet Community Topics
  • Latest Articles

    IPFD Partner Breed Resources
    IPFD: Background and Development
    In the News: Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs
    How to use the HGTD
  • New In Downloads

    The Kennel Club - Breed Specific DNA Tests - versions
    Shih Tzu
    German Hunting Terrier
  • Updated Breeds

    Dachshund, Standard
    Irish Wolfhound
    Australian Shepherd

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