The International Workshop on Enhancement of Genetic Health in Pedigree Dogs – the Dog Health Workshop in short – was organized in Stockholm in June 2012. The second workshop will be arranged by the German Kennel Club in Dortmund, Germany in February 2015. Check out the link below!
The Dog Health Workshop provides an opportunity to exchange experiences and views on dog genetic health. The overall aim is to boost the collaborative actions needed for a healthy, long term sustainable dog breeding.
Outcome of the 1st Dog Health Workshop
The first Dog Health Workshop attracted a wide range of stakeholders, such as geneticists, veterinarians, and representatives from cynological and animal welfare organizations. Seven key issues were addressed and proposals for its further handling were suggested by the 140 participants, representing 24 countries in different parts of the world.
Suggested Actions – Conclusions and Proposals from Dog Health Workshop 2012
The second Dog Health Workshop
The second Dog Health Workshop will be arranged by the German Kennel Club on February 14–15 2015 in Dortmund. You'll find more information here: Dog Health Workshop 2015