The Royal Veterinary College are putting together a study about puppies purchased during the COVID pandemic and comparing this to puppies purchased in 2019. Please follow this link RVC and complete the online survey.
The HWVA were privileged to be able to run 2 days grouse pointing on 19th/20th September. Grouse numbers are very low this year on the North Yorkshire Moors, however the Keeper of Egton Moor was confident we would have sufficient numbers for our experience. It was very interesting that we had several different breeds entered,
It is with the sadness the HWVA committee have made the decision to cancel the 2020 shows due to be held on 3rd October. This is due to the current Covid19 situation making it difficult to make the necessary arrangements without running the risk of having to cancel at the last minute. Subject to KC
HWVA Championship and Open shows due to be held Sunday 22nd March 2020. CANCELLED Further to yesterdays advice from the Government re Covid 19 the HWVA has, with a lot of thought, sadly come to the decision to cancel the above shows. For those who have paid via Higham Press a refund will be
The HWVA held an All Aged Grouse Field Trial at Silsden, Yorkshire on 21 August 2019. The Judges were Suzi Burton (A) and Jason Hudson (non Panel). There was only one Award made. Congratulations to Moorrunner Isla at Gilleyfield (GWP) handled by her owner Louise Holmes Awarded 3rd and also the Guns Award. Thanks go
A super day at the HWVA Grouse Pointing Test. There were 3 Gradings: Heather Gray with her junior HWV Fassfields Silver Lining – Graded Good Jill Harvey with her junior HWV Bryantscroft Willow – Graded Very Good Steve Pudney with his adult GSP Sh Ch Pitwit Winter Glow – Graded Good From left to right:
The Kennel Club has issued guidelines on the new breeding regulations that have been introduced this year. Their guidance can be found here: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/breeding/dog-breeding-regulation/
For anyone looking at running a test for HUU on their dog and who are also going to Crufts there is some great news! Both Animal DNA Diagnostics and the AHT are offering discounts of 20% off DNA testing at Crufts. Animal DNA Diagnostics can be found in Hall 5 at Stand 28. The AHT
Longevity and mortality in Kennel Club registered dog breeds in the UK in 2014 The following report documents the results of a survey on KC registered dogs. Unfortunately there is no mention of the Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla but it still makes interesting reading. https://cgejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40575-018-0066-8
New breeding regulations were put into place from October 2018. Further details can be found on the Kennel Club website by clicking here.