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Dear Breed Health Coordinator,

The Kennel Club’s Health Team would like to make you aware that following consultation with the Dog Health Group, the Kennel Club has confirmed that from 1st August 2018, any DNA health test result submitted for inclusion on its database must have at least two forms of identification on the result certificate.   

It will be mandatory to include the dog’s microchip or tattoo number along with either the dog’s registered name or registered number. Any test results that do not carry these identifying features will not be accepted.

This brings the recording of DNA test results in line with those health tests carried out by the British Veterinary Association.

If you would be able to disseminate this information amongst breeders and owners in your breed it would be greatly appreciated.

Should you have any queries regarding the above, please do not hesitate to contact either myself or another member of the Health Team.


Kind regards





Hannah James

Health and Research Assistant 

The Kennel Club



 Handling Workshop 29/09/2018

Mr James Newton (Patamoke Handling and Training) Leamington hastings Village Hall Rugby, CV238DX

12 handler Places (1 Dog per Handler) £40 / Spectator places £10

Lunch and Refreshments included

Contact Judy Yacoub    –  email: laithmoorwss@gmail.com  / tel:01282862980 0754720086




Saturday, 13th October 2018

The Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, CV83FL


Dogs: Carol Moore

Bitches: Frank Kane


Pointer and Setter Field Training Course

 run by Suffolk Setter, HPR and Pointing Breeds Training

Trainers- Tilly Thomas and Trevor Rigby

Places still available – contact Tilly Thomas at chartantilly@aol.com


90th Anniversary  Championship Show 21st October 2017

Thank you to everyone who came to the show on Saturday and helped to make the Anniversary show such a success.

Our thanks to Judges Dr R W James (Dogs) and Mrs C Lomas (Bitches)

Results are on the show page.


We extend our thanks to Platinum www.platinum.co.uk for their generous sponsorship of our 90th Anniversary events.

We were very proud to mark this anniversary year- in conjunction with the Gordon Setter Club of Scotland celebrating their 30th Anniversary-  with an invitation to Gordon Castle in the Highlands of Scotland on the 20th and 21st May 2017 with a successful meet and greet stand and a wonderful parade of Gordons on the Sunday afternoon- Thank you to everyone who took part.


The Open Show was a great success- congratulations to all the winners and thank you to our judge Val Wade.Thank you also to Paul Dodd for his wonderful photography  – he managed to take photos of all exhibitors and you can view them at http://pauldodd.photography/bgscopenshow-may2017


-BGSC 90th Anniversary Fun Day 30th July 2017 at Lenches Lakes, Evesham, Worcs WR114UB

The weather held out and everyone had so much fun…thank you to our vice President Kay Reid for organising the day and all the Committee and helpers for their hard work. A big thank you to Everyone at Lenches Lake for allowing us to use the magnificent venue and for your help.

Please send us your photos- here are a few..