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Other Health Information

2007 National Parent Club Canine Health Conference
St. Louis, Missouri - October 19–21, 2007

Sharon Myres Health Committee
Information about the committee's efforts to improve the health of the Flat-Coated Retriever.

Sharon Myres Clearinghouse Survey
Please fill out this form and help contribute to the FCRSA health database. Updates are published in the FCRSA Newsletter.

OFA, Cardiac and Thyroid Reports: A summary of findings for 2006, 2001, 2000, 1999.

CERF and Gonioscopy Reports: A summary of findings for 2002, 1999.

Glaucoma in the Flat-Coated Retriever: A series of 3 articles by J.L.N.Wood discussing a serious emerging health problem. The Sharon Myers Health Committee encourages breeders to do gonioscopy eye evaluations on breeding stock.

Dog First Aid: importance of basic first aid knowledge, references for dog first aid, and a list of essential items for a first aid kit.

2000 Specialty Health Presentation & Health Survey Report

Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America

The Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America is committed to protecting and advancing the interests of the breed through health, education, research, responsible breeding and rescue.

About the Flat-Coated Retriever

A determined hunting dog with a small head and mouth can retrieve a large bird, but will not be able to hold it as gently and securely and retrieve repetitively with as much stamina and longevity as the dog with the long head, long muzzle and large, strong jaws.