13 Apr 2016
April 13, 2016

BLOAT: A Major Breakthrough

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Bloat information on Great Danes that may have implication for the Springer New Bloat Study-1 read more →

Epilepsy Initiative – Sponsor Update from AKCCHF I am pleased to let you know that we received six applications in response for our Epilepsy Initiative RFP from the following investigators: Hannes Lohi, PhD; University of Helsinki Sam Long, PhD; University of Melbourne Charles Lee, PhD; Louisiana State University Ned Patterson, DVM, PhD; University of Minnesota.. read more →

  Effective September 11, 2012 AKC will award Urban Search and Rescue Titles to dogs that are FEMA certified as deployable on FEMA task forces and to dogs that are certified by States as deployable on State task forces. The first such title was presented to Juno, a FEMA certified English Springer Spaniel owned and.. read more →

In Part III, we’ll consider English Springer Spaniel proportion. Proportion is the relationship of length to height.  In the early 1990’s, US breed scholars made a case that the “old” 1970’s language (in the standard) was not only imprecise, but incorrect – describing the wrong height/length measuring points and essentially creating a malformed dog.  So.. read more →