Awareness Day

Today, July 11th is our Scottish Terrier Health Network’s Awareness Day. This is only our 2nd Awareness Day and so activities will probably be quite light. However, whatever you do in remembrance of our Scotties please take some photos that we can upload into an Album. Not sure what we’re going to do. Sadly there’s…

Scottie Health Awareness Day July 11 2013

Here’s just a reminder on the ‘Eve of Scottie Health Awareness Day’ of  some of the things we got up to on July 11th 2013 last year. Don’t forget, whatever you do tomorrow, please take plenty of photos so we can add to our 2014 Awareness Day Album. Last year on July 11th, we drove around…

Scottie Health Awareness Month

What we’ve decided to do for this year (again) is to dedicate the month of July to being more aware of Scottie Health – not that we’re not aware of the health issues surrounding scotties anyway – it’s uppermost in all of our minds. However, we want to focus, if we are able to, on…

TCC – Moving Forward: Update No. 1

ANOTHER GIANT LEAP FOR SCOTTIE HEALTH was taken earlier this week when I read that the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has received confirmation from US research scientists that they have agreed to perform the necessary experiments to determine whether UK Scottish Terriers are likely to share the same genetic risk factors for bladder TCC as the…

The search goes on ….

The reason for embarking on this path toward better Scottie Health was Bladder Cancer, or TCC (Transitional Cell Carcinoma) which my beloved Scottie “Finlay” died of in May this year. I’ve met some really wonderful people who are in the right place to help conduct research into this dreadful disease and I’ve also met distressed…

Breed Standard – proposed changes!

This is a document we should all read. It’s lengthy, informative and deserving of every scottie owner’s attention – so grab a pot of coffee, get comfortable at your desktop computer, or laptop and read on …. please! We at Scottie Health are interested to know : “How does the proposed change in ‘back length’…

TCC – moving forward

Finally, the hard work is beginning to pay off. Heartfelt thanks to all those that have helped in getting this far. One small step for man ….. one giant leap for Scottish Terriers SCOTTISH Terrier owners are being encouraged to support research into the genetic factors behind a form of cancer which is affecting the…

Awareness Day!

Finally! It’s here. I hope everyone is able to do just a little something, as a starter. Please take photos and send them to general@scottishterrierhealth.com. If there are any I would like to put together an album. Hope you all have a great day. I’m hoping to upload some photos from my chosen place –…