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The Bedlington Terrier

Health Group

Web site

(supported by the three

 KC-recognised Breed Clubs)

Canine Welfare Useful Websites etc.

This site was last amended on the 28th November 2018

Recent Amendments/Additions.

28.11.2018.  Update of the AHT COMMD1 results table.  Click Here to view the table.

25.10.2017.  The BTHG Report for 2017 (including an update on the situation re Copper Toxicosis research) has now been produced.  Click Here for details.

13.09.2017.  The KC have now published the Coefficient of Inbreeding details for 2016.  Click Here for further information

13.04.2017.  A warning from the Kennel Club about the risk from adders.  Click Here for details.

25.11.2016.  The research paper on the 2nd Copper Toxicosis has now been published.  Click Here for details


25.11.2016.  The Kennel Club have updated the “health” section of their website.  Click Here for details.

11. 11.2016.  The Kennel Club have recently produced a new updated Breed Watch leaflet.  This is recommended “reading” for all exhibitors/judges.  Click Here for details

25.09.2016.  Report - the 2016 KC Breed Health Coordinator’s symposium.  Click Here for details.

06.09.2016.  The KC have announced the launch of a their Breed Health and Conservation Plan initiative.  Click Here for details.

10.06.2016.  “Tackling Obesity in Dogs” - A new Kennel Club Publication.  Click Here for details.

10.06.2016.  The Kennel Club Online Learning Resource - a new initiative aimed primarily at dog breeders.  Click Here for details.

20.03.2016.  Report on the “Points for Concern” monitoring of Bedlington terriers at Championship Shows during 2015 has now been produced.  Click Here for details

29.02.2016.  The results of the 2014 Pedigree Dog Breed Health Survey carried out by the Kennel Club have now been released.  Click Here for details.

To Contact the Bedlington Terrier Health Group.

The primary contact with the Bedlington Terrier Health Group is via the Breed Health Co-ordinator, Mrs Sheila Baldwin.

Email address:sbaldwin@postmaster.co.uk

The email will be copied to the members of the Health Group whose replies will be used to generate a response to any request for information/advice.

Please note that although all the members of the Bedlington Terrier Health Group have considerable experience of the breed none of them are qualified veterinary practioners.