December AKC Gazette Breed Column:
From the Health Committee:
Please see the attached announcement regarding changes to the OFA Cardiac Certification Programs effective on Oct 1. The changes have been put in place by the ACVIM (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine) in order to maximize the accuracy and utility of the cardiac exams and resulting certifications. In summary, going forward there will continue to be two clearance programs with slightly modified exam protocols:
The changes shouldn't have any impact on existing criteria already in place.
The notification will be posted on the OFA website, and will be shared through social media channels.
AKC PAC masks are here!
Canine Whitehead Research: Genome-Wide Mapping of Variants Associated With Whitehead.
Q: f the dog has not been Embark tested as of this date, is it too late to have it tested for the purposes of this study?
Q: If it is not too late, specifically which Embark test is applicable? I know, beyond any doubt, that this is a purebred Cardigan Welsh Corgi, so I have no personal interest in a DNA test to determine ancestry. Personally, only the health-related aspects would be of value to me. But I am not sure if those are the results you’re interested in for purposes of this research?
Updates from CWCCA membership.......
At any time members can view our new applicants and review their applications and sponsor forms. On the member home page, new applicants are listed on the right side, simply click on the name to view.
Applications and sponsor forms have been updated. Please use the online sponsor form if possible, and encourage your new applicants to apply online as well. Please discard old paper forms. You can still print out the new revised forms, though online submission is preferred.
Online sponsor forms can be found here: https://cardigancorgis.
Online applications can be found here: https://cardigancorgis.
2021 National Information
Purina will host Specialties and Dog Shows in the future, but due to not knowing if they will be open to do so in May 2021, the Board decided to move the National. Purina understands and has been very helpful. We look forward to returning to Purina in the future.
The Board of the CWCCA made the following decisions:
It's that time again!
Exciting new changes coming to your CWCCA News Bulletin!
New assistants! New focused issues!
2020 certainly brought its share of challenges for us all, and dog clubs, dog shows, and the Bulletin were no exception. The Bulletin staff is excited to start the new year off on a better foot with some additional volunteers! We have a new Advertising Assistant (Jeri Bon), and a new Club & Communication Coordinator (Jessica Viera), along with a new vision for how best to sustain and expand how we bring the Bulletin to our subscribers!
Keep watching for more communications from the Bulletin team about the ways we will be making our publication the best it can be!
Upcoming Spring Edition - focus on year-end brags, up and coming youngsters
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