The BHCA Health Committee will offer a number of activities in conjunction with the National Specialty. These will include a presentation on genetics and how we can use testing to protect our breeding programs, and swab testing for MSP1 (confirmed) and potentially other genetically linked disorders: Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and Thrombopathia.

Dates and Locations:

Monday, October 4 and Tuesday October 5: Genetic testing at the Field Trials grounds

Wednesday, October 6, after dog judging:

  •     Health Committee Presentation: Noodling thru Genetics - see flyer below.
  •     Genetic testing at the Allen County Fairgrounds

In addition, for those testing 3 or more dogs, Health Committee members will offer "concierge" testing in their rooms or at their set-ups, by appointment only. Watch this space for sign-up information!

Questions about these events? Contact the Health Committee Chair, Rosemary Ryan.