The Newfoundland Club
Eductating and Informing on Health in Newfoundlands
We have provided links below to documents we hope will educate and inform on health issues affecting the Newfoundland breed.
The August 2018 Breed Health And Conservation Plan (BHCP) for Newfoundlands published by the Kennel Club (Adobe PDF format 2.8Mb)
Recommendation for the screening of Newfoundland dogs for the presence of genetic problems (Adobe PDF format 30Kb)
Portal page to find approved Cardiologists for Heart Testing.
PDF of VCS list (June 2022) of those veterinary surgeons that are accredited to perform auscultation and/or echo doppler examinations.
Information from The Newfoundland Club's 1999 health seminar part 1 relating to Cilary Dyskinesia
Information from The Newfoundland Club's 1999 health seminar part 2 relating to Hereditary Heart Disease the the Newfoundland
Quick reference guide for "bloat". Look-up chart format for relating what is happening - what the dog is doing - what you should be doing - treatment. (Adobe PDF format. 11Kb approx)
One page Quick reference guide for "bloat". (Adobe PDF format 7Kb)
Twelve page detailed description of "bloat", it's possible causes, identification and actions to be taken. (Adobe PDF format 59Kb)
Report on Genetics and testing for Genetic disorders (Adobe PDF format 29Kb)
Cystinuria in the UK population of Newfoundland Dogs - Survey Results. Author Alison Ridyard DSAM, DECVIM-CA, MRCVS, Feb 2003. (Adobe PDF format 446Kb)
Further information on Cystinuria can be found on our Cystinuria in Newfoundland Dogs information page.
Presentation on the cause, treatment and managementof Laryngeal Paralysis given by Alasdair Hotston Moore of The University of Bristol (Adobe PDF format 5,393Kb)