Category Archives: Health

DNA Update

The Skye Terrier Health Committee will shortly be preparing the yearly health report. We would like to thank everybody who has provided DNA samples from their dogs. These samples are held securely at the Animal Health Trust and provide a valuable resource for monitoring breed health. To ensure that records are accurate and represent the

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Skye Terrier Hepatitis Research Update

As you may already know, the Skye Terrier Health Committee has been working closely with the Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust and Dr Penny Watson of Cambridge University on the ongoing research into Skye Terrier Hepatitis. We have received the following update from colleagues at the Animal Health Trust –  With

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Skye Terrier Database

Have you hear of the Skye Terrier database?  The database provides a wonderful resource, courtesy of Hanna Granlund (of Buckwheaters Skye Terriers) (http://skyeterrier.no-ip.org/index.php), with a host of pedigree information. The database is an extensive online resource holding pedigree information for Skye Terriers from across the world. By entering the registered name of the dog on

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Global Skye Terrier Cancer Survey

The Skye Terrier Club, Skye Terrier Club of America and Skye Terrier Club of Finland are working together to investigate the incidence of different types of cancer among the Skye Terrier population. Representatives from the Clubs’ Health committees have put together a short survey to help gather information on cases of cancer around the globe.

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