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KC/BVA/ISDS Eye Scheme


Following consultation with the relevant breed clubs, there will be changes to the KC/BVA/ISDS Eye Scheme, effective from 1st January 2010 as follows:

The following breeds and conditions are moving onto Schedule B: Gordon Setter – GPRA (generalised progressive retinal atrophy); Flat Coated Retriever – GPRA (generalised progressive retinal atrophy); German Spitz – MRD (multifocal retinal dysplasia); Finnish Lapphund – HC (hereditary cataract), PHPV (persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous), PPM (persistent pupillary memberane), MRD (multifocal retinal dysplasia)

Results of examinations for breeds with conditions on Schedule B of the Eye Scheme are not recorded on the Kennel Club database and are not published.

Further information on the Eye Scheme is available from both the Kennel Club and the British Veterinary Association’s websites - www.thekennelclub.org.uk, www.bva.co.uk - or from the Health & Information Department of the Kennel Club info@thekennelclub.org.uk.

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