The Healthy GSP

Health Seminars and Testing Events

As from 1st January 2010 any dog participating in a Health Testing Scheme will be required to be permanently identified. Most breeders choose to microchip.


Notice of 2nd Annual Breeders Seminar (published: 01-05-2010)

Croft intend to hold a breeders seminar at the hospital (Cramlington, Northumberland) on the 31st January 2010.

Speakers will include

  • Malcolm Ness B. Vet.Med., Cert. S.A.O.,
  • F.R.C.V.S., Dip E.C.V.S. - An approach to Arthritis,
  • Judith Joyce B. VetMed, Cert. SAD, MRCVSAllergies and Inherited Skin Disease
  • Louise McLean BVsc. Cert. SAM, MRCVS- A detailed look at the bitches role in reproduction.
  • Bill Lambert KC Health and Breeder Services Manager - Dog Breeding going forward.

Tickets £30
including coffee and biscuits on arrival, lunch, tea and cakes before journey home

Contact Lynda Heron direct line 0191 250 3978 or 0191 250 3800 reception desk

Croft Vet Hopsital
Northumberland Business Park West


This organisation also holds "Health Testing " days - next one is expected late March/early April - check them out for more details.

South & West Wales Cavalier Club Health Day
6th February 2010
The Scout Centenary Hall
Maryport Street
Monmouthshire NP15 1LH
Open to all breeds
Booking in advance is advisable
Heart testing £13.00 per dog (non cavalier)
Eye testing £27 per dog (non cavalier)
Contact David Moger on 01989 780200
or website link for more details and future events




Health Testing Day (Open to All Breeds)

Great Alne & Kinwarton Memorial Hall, Alcester, Warks

7th February 2010

Specialists   Eye Testing              Heidi Featherstone

£31.00 per dog

Heart Testing           Mr David Fisher

£20.00 per dog

Microchipping         Debs Channon

£15.00 per dog

Semen Testing & Collection       Angelika von Heimendahl

Contact Shula M Shipton (FSS Health Officer)

121 Malvern Street, Stapenhill, Burton-on-Trent Staffs. DE15 9DZ 

Phone 01283 530408 Email

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Eye Testing Diary

WED FEB 3 – S GOLDEN RETRIEVER S, Wrotham Village Hall, Nr Sevenoaks. 4.30-10pm. Mr Ian Mason. Appointments: Pat Brown 07786 096667.

SUN FEB 7 – Black Beech Farm, Nr Pontypool. 10am. Nick Burton. Details: Janet Morris 01873 880271.

SUN FEB 7 – Hampton Veterinary Surgery, Malpas. Also hip & elbow scoring. Appointments: Beth Phillips 07975 717341.

SUN FEB 7 – MERSEYSIDE GUNDOG C, during open show at Sutton Leisure Centre, St Helens. Prof Bedford. All breeds.

Cost of Eye Test £27.00

Cost of Microchipping £10.00

Microchipping available. Bring microchip or tattoo cert. Details: Mrs Ann Moss 01704 893128,

SAT FEB 13 – LEICS GUNDOG S, during open show at Southwell Racecourse, Rolleston, Nr Newark. Details: Mrs Sue Hill 01476 860398.
SAT FEB 20 – Highfield Vet Surgery, Cheshunt, Herts. Prof Bedford. Appointments: Sue or Janice 01992 629233 8.30-6pm Mon-Fri,

SUN FEB 21 – WINCHESTER CS, during limited show at Testbourne Community School, Whitchurch, Hants. 10am-2pm. Mr Ian Mason. Appointments: Brenda Taylor 01264 338547,

TUES FEB 23 – Mabel Parkinson Room, Haddenham Village Hall, Bucks (between Thame & Aylesbury). 5-9pm. Prof Peter Bedford. Microchipping available. Details: Polly 01844 299508, after 6.30pm John 01494 446967.

TUES FEB 23 – LAKEVIEW VETERINARY SERVICES, Lower Farm, The Street, Finglesham, Nr Deal, Kent. Mr Ian Mason. Appointments: Michelle 07747 878841, 01304 375571




List of Veterinary Cardiologists available for private


Click here to go to a PDF file

Check out our page Hearts and Hips for another extensive list of cardiologists available for Auscultation.

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