Material for/from 3rd International Dog Health Workshop

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  1. This file contains a downloadable mp3 recording of Plenary Sessions from the 3rd International Dog Health Workshop held in Paris - April 2017.
    Presenters included on this recording are as follows:
    SCC Official Opening Address  0:00-4:45
    Introduction - Welcome
    Pekka Olsen 4:50-10:00
    (IPFD) International collaboration/Dog Health Workshops
    Presenters spoke for approximately 15 minutes each.
    Catherine Andre 10:12-26:00
    Title of talk:
    Development of a validated DNA test – an example of collaboration with breeders, breed clubs and researchers
    Rowena Packer 26:26-42:50
    Title of talk:
    International developments relative to issues in brachycephalic dogs.
    Ian Seath 43:00-53:30
    Title of talk:
    A total package: Innovative research, programs and communication by the Dachshund Breed Council
    Jasen Stull 53:40-1:09:00
    Title of talk:
    The big picture: Communication and education about antimicrobial resistance
    Sophia Malm 1:09:15-1:21-35
    Title of talk:
    Integrating data from various sources for breed health strategies
    Aimee Llewellyn 1:21:58-1:35:50
    Title of talk:
    Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs (+Poster)
    Paula Boyden 1:36:10-1:51:33
    Title of talk:
    The intersection of welfare and behaviour in dogs and relation to health and breeding
    Brenda Bonnett 1:51:50-end
    Title of talk:
    International efforts; IPFD; breakout instructions (+Poster)
    Speaker biographies and further details are located HERE.

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  2. This file contains a collection of posters prepared for IPFD's 3rd International Dog Health Workshop Held in Paris, April of 2017.
    Ian Seath Dachshunds.pdf  - 2.98 MB
    Kelly Arthur IPFD Poster_Jan 2017.pdf - 509.29 kB
    ORIVET_Dog Health.pdf - 5.27 MB
    Orivet-VGA_poster-A0_v1-6-1.pdf - 3.22 MB
    Shizhi Wang_Benefits from intergration of international data.pdf - 622.01 kB
    Shizhi Wang_More health data needed for purebred dog.pdf - 624.84 kB
    Stull ACVIM poster (FINAL).pdf - 612.89 kB
    Welfare Program for Dogs in Commercial Breeding Facilities A0.pdf - 622.66 kB




    Development of a validated Genetic Risk Test: A case study of collaboration
    Catherine André, Benoit Hédan
    "Canine Genetics Team"  CNRS Univ.Rennes1, FRANCE



  4. These documents summarize concepts for the themes covered at the 3rd International Dog Health Workshop. The documents provide a general overview of breakout sessions for each theme and offer key points and priorities covered in discussions as well as action plan
    This file contains the following PDF's:
    Behavior and Welfare Theme_IDHW Sharing Sessions 1_2
    Breed Specific Health Strategies_IDHW Sharing Sessions 1_2
    Education Communication Antibiotics_IDHW Sharing Sessions 1_2
    Exaggerations of conformation_IDHW Sharing Session1_2
    Harmonization of Genetic Testing_IDHW Sharing Sessions 1_2
    Show Me the Numbers_IDHW Sharing Sessions 1_2



  5. International Developments relative to issues in Brachycephalic dogs
    Dr Rowena Packer
    BBSRC Research Fellow, Royal Veterinary College



  6. A total package for breed health
    Ian J Seath, Chairman Dachshund Breed Council



  7. Education and Communication: Antimicrobial Resistance
    Jason Stull, VMD, MPVM, PhD, DACVPM
    Assistant Professor
    Dept. Veterinary Preventive Medicine



  8. Show me the numbers
    Integrating information from various sources for breed health strategies
    Sofia Malm, PhD
    Geneticist, the Swedish Kennel Club



  9. Harmonization for Genetic Testing for Dogs (HGTD)
    Aimee Llewellyn, Project Director | Dr. Brenda Bonnett, CEO IPFD
    IPFD's Harmonization for Genetic Testing for Dogs (HGTD) is a collaborative open access online resource with two major components:
     The Quality Testing Database  Genetic Counselling resource The goal is to provide guidance on Commercial Test Providers ((CTPs), e.g. laboratories), quality assurance, and genetic test reliability and application.



  10. The Intersection of Welfare and Behaviour in Dogs and Relation to Health and Breeding
    Paula Boyden BVetMedMRCVS
    Dogs Trust



  11. International Efforts
    Dr. Brenda Bonnett, DVM, PhD; CEO IPFD



  • Dog Health Workshop

    Pre/ Post-meeting resources
    Success!  Thanks to all for your participation and let's keep this good work going!



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    • Agria is one of the world’s leading animal insurers, specialising in small animal and equine insurance. Founded in Sweden over 120 years ago, Agria came to the UK in 2009 and is now a prominent feature of the UK pet insurance industry. In the UK, Agria insures cats, dogs and rabbits.

    • Royal Canin is a global leader in pet health nutrition. In an industry that continues to adapt to popular trends in cat and dog food, our mission will remain the same; to constantly bring, through Health Nutrition and shared knowledge, the most precise nutritional solution for cats' and dogs' health nutrition needs, by building on constantly deepened scientific knowledge and Royal Canin's roots in the feline and canine professional networks.


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      Agria Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

    • The French Kennel Club - SOCIÉTÉ CENTRALE CANINE (SCC) - was founded in 1881 as a non-profit organization by dog fanciers aiming to replenish native dog breeds and to bring in and establish foreign ones as well. The Société Centrale Canine became soon the reference canine organization, being recognized as a public interest organization by decree of the Council of State in April 1914. The SCC is proud to be one of the founders of the FCI in 1911, together with the Kennel Clubs from Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands.


      Website: http://www.scc.asso.fr
      Follow this link for the French Kennel Club Blog at DogWellNet

    • The Fédération Cynologique Internationale is the World Canine Organisation. It includes 92 members and contract partners (one member per country) that each issue their own pedigrees and train their own judges.


      The FCI has five sections: Europe, The Americas and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, Middle-East and Africa.


      Website: http://www.fci.be/en/Presentation-of-our-organisation-4.html


      FCI Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -


    • The VDH - Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen (German Kennel Club in English) is the foremost organisation representing the interests of dog-owners throughout Germany – the first address to find out everything there is to know on the subject of life with dogs, on dog sports and on dog breeding. As an umbrella organisation for its 175 member clubs the VDH today represents more than 650,000 members.


      Website: http://www.vdh.de/en/home/
      VDH Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -


      Also see the: Rasselexikon (BREEDOPEDIA) - http://www.vdh.de/welpen/rasse
      A comprehensive online reference of 343 breeds including a detailed description of each breed which covers the general appearance, the character, the history and coat. Some breed profiles contain a video presentation (in German). In addition: the Breedopedia includes addresses of VDH member clubs and breeders with VDH-seal of approval. The breed listing is alphabetical and a specific breed search function is available.

    • The Norwegian Kennel Club (NKC) was founded in 1898, and is the largest organisation for dog owners in Norway.


      Website: http://web2.nkk.no/en/
      Norwegian Kennel Club Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

    • The Kennel Club is the largest organization in the UK devoted to dog health, welfare and training. Its objective is to ensure that dogs live healthy, happy lives with responsible owners.


      Website: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk
      Kennel Club Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

    • The Irish Kennel Club promotes the responsible ownership and breeding of dogs throughout Ireland through education, registration, training and support schemes and events.


      Website: http://www.ikc.ie/
      Irish Kennel Club Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

    • The SKK - Svenka Kennelklubben (Swedish Kennel Club, in English), is Sweden's largest organisation dedicated to dogs and dog owners. We represent the interests of our 300,000 members – first time dog owners, experienced breeders, hunters, dog lovers, puppy buyers, exhibitors, agility competitors and many more.


      Website: http://www.skk.se/en/
      Follow this link for the SKK Blog at DogWellNet

      Follow this link for more information on the Swedish Kennel Club including our organizational structure, code of ethics, and more.

    • Suomen Kennelliitto (Finnish Kennel Club, in English) - Established in 1889, the Finnish Kennel Club is a nationwide expert organisation on canine matters. Its aim is to promote the breeding of pedigree dogs, support diverse dog-related activities and improve dog-keeping standards in Finland. FKC disseminates expert information and serves as a comprehensive lobbying organisation for Finnish and international dog activities.


      Website: http://www.kennelliitto.fi/en/home
      Finnish Kennel Club Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

    • Founded and originally incorporated as a private not for profit foundation in 1966, the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary. Its initial mission: To provide radiographic evaluation, data management, and genetic counseling for canine hip dysplasia.


      While the OFA continues to focus on hip dysplasia, today’s OFA Mission, “To improve the health and well being of companion animals through a reduction in the incidence of genetic disease,” reflects the organization’s expansion into other inherited diseases and other companion animals such as cats.


      Website: http://www.ofa.org/index.html
      OFA Blog at DogWellNet: - under construction -

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