CTCV Health Watch Committee Report 11/10/2008
The Cairn Terrier Club of Victoria’s Health Watch Committee is pleased to advise that Ethics Approval has been granted to Dr. Linda Abraham of the University of Melbourne Department of Veterinary Science to commence bile acid testing of Cairn Terrier puppies. Utilizing the Canine Research Grant Award, 100 Cairn Terrier puppies from Victoria will participate in the study. Testing is free of charge to all cairn owners and breeders, (not just Cairn Terrier Club Members). An explanation of the age that pups are required and the type of testing is included on the Consent Form.
Please note that the Health Watch Committee will receive a report of the bile acid scores, but not the identity of the puppies or the owner/breeder. This remains confidential between the owner/breeder and the University.
To arrange an appointment, please phone Dr Linda Abraham at the University Of Melbourne Department of Veterinary Science, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Vic 3030 on 03 9731 2000.
A Consent Form is required by Dr Linda Abraham from all cairn owners and breeders willing to participate; this is published in The Bulletin and/or may be downloaded here:
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