GSCA Updates - October 2014
"On Point" serves as a
quick glance for members and visitors to find items of interest showcasing
club events involving our beloved Gordon Setters as well as current updates
The 2014 GSCA National Specialty will be held in
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin in late September 2014. The 2014
GSCA National Specialty Website will provide you with details of the upcoming specialty.
Health & Genetics
Information - Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) Testing
PRA (progressive retinal atrophy)
testing is now available through the Animal
Health Trust (AHT) in the UK or the Orthopedic
Foundation for Animals (OFA/University of Missouri) in the USA. Both
labs use identical methodology and the results are sent directly to the
New Legislative Liaison Announcement
From the May 2014 - GSCA News - President's Message
Charles Kushell (CA) has graciously
volunteered to be our
new Legislative Liaison. Thank you, Chuck, for taking on this very
important function. Thank you also to Jay Kitchener who served in this
(More information, as far as contact information for
Charles, will be added as it becomes available).
Now available online! The Gordon Setter Health Survey: Final Report by Margaret R. Slater, DVM, PhD:
DNA REQUIREMENT FOR ALL NATIONAL EVENTS
Don’t forget that ALL dogs (except ILP/PAL) dogs must have a valid AKC DNA number to enter GSCA National Events.
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