NEW DNA TESTING SCHEME FOR HUNGARIAN WIREHAIRED VIZSLAS The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for hyperuricosuria (HUU) in Hungarian Wirehaired Vizslas, following consultation with the breed health coordinator on behalf of the Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla Association. To find out which laboratories the Kennel Club is able to record results from,
The HWVA Show Committee is grateful to the Association’s President Mr George Stevenson for donating prizes to winners at this years Championship Show to be held on 15 April. Show Secretary Mrs Christine Schofield said, ” This is such a generous gesture, nobody enters the Show for prize money but this year the BIS will receive £50,
The AHT have recommended that an HWV with idiopathic epilepsy has their genome sequenced for the “Give a dog a genome” project. We now need to identify suitable dogs to submit to the AHT for them to select the ideal dog to sequence. We need details of as many HWV diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy as
Further to our announcement at the recent AGM, the HWVA is delighted to announce that we are supporting the AHT/ Kennel Club initiative “Give a dog a genome”. You are encouraged to read the information on the project here: www.aht.org.uk/gdg. The basic principal is that each of the participating breeds will have the genome sequenced of
We are pleased to announce the dog below has now found a lovely new home. However, we are always looking for suitable homes for older dogs and dogs with slight “issues” similar to this. The HWVA are looking for a special home for a special boy. He is six years old, great with children etc.
HWVA members should have received their Hot Wires and voting slips for the 2019 Championship Show. Unfortunately, Chris Guest is no longer eligible and therefore the vote will be between Diane Parry and Barbara Stamp. Any votes for Chris will be null and void. Please forward this information to anyone you know wishes to cast a vote.
The HWVA have published their initial analysis of the HWVA Health Survey 2015. This can be viewed on the health page or below: HWVAs analysis of the 2015 Health Survey
We are delighted to announce that the HWVA have recently been awarded All Aged (AA) field trial status. This means that whereas previously we have only been able to run novice field trials, we can now also run all aged field trials. This is a real credit to the working side of our committee who
The KC have released statistics for hip scoring for all breeds. Data is calculated to 01/11/14 and includes dogs tested in the previous 15 years. The 5-year median here refers to dogs scored between 1st November 2009 and 31st October 2014. Previously mean has been denoted as Breed Mean Score (BMS), however to be in
I am thrilled to announce that we have received 330 responses to our 2015 Health Survey. I am now in the process of analysing the results and will release the information once available. In the meantime I am delighted to announce the winners of the two kindles* Beverley Smith with her survey for Anya and