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August closes…..

…so it’s only 4 months until the 2018 (UK resident) Glen of Imaal Terrier Survey ends. Have you filled it in yet? It doesn’t matter whether you have a pet, a show dog or a rescue. If you have a Glen we’d like you to take a look and fill it in. It won’t take long and no personal information is taken unless you wish to leave it.

The DNA Archive won’t be finishing at the end of the year. The idea of it is that it will be there to hopefully benefit the breed in years to come. Do your bit for Glens and help out. It isn’t difficult, just have a look at the website.

Also the Glen DNA Archive website has a new page: www.glenarchive.com/spread-the-word/

The Glen DNA Archive flyer can be downloaded for inclusion in puppy packs and for distribution at breed events.

Please email malsville@rbt-int.com for large format photos that can be downloaded and printed as A3 posters for breed events:

 

 

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Posted by on August 31, 2018 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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Still reminding you!

To support the Glen DNA Archive at the Animal Health Trust … and support Glen health … please request a swab kit for your Glen of Imaal Terrier via our online swab kit request form:

www.glenarchive.com

 If you already have swab kits but haven’t yet got around to swabbing your Glen/s, please dig out the kit/s and “do the deed” and get the swabs & documentation sent to the Animal Health Trust as soon as possible, please.

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 20, 2018 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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Glen DNA Archive

GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER DNA ARCHIVE

Please support the Glen DNA Archive at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) by contributing Glen DNA + pedigree & health information for future health research projects.  All you need to do is submit five buccal (cheek) swabs from your Glen and send to the AHT, along with a copy of the pedigree and the AHT Submission Form.

For more information and to request a swab kit, please visit the dedicated Glen DNA Archive website: www.glenarchive.com/

Confidentiality: www.glenarchive.com/confidentiality

Contents of swab kit: docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/96a7f2_a58531643531416c834961c93b34cbca.pdf

Thank you

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2018 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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Glen DNA Archive

Please support the Glen DNA Archive at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) by contributing Glen DNA + pedigree & health information for future health research projects.  All you need to do is submit five buccal (cheek) swabs from your Glen and send to the AHT, along with a copy of the pedigree and the AHT Submission Form.

For more information and to request a swab kit, please visit the dedicated Glen DNA Archive website: www.glenarchive.com/

Confidentiality: www.glenarchive.com/confidentiality

Contents of swab kit: docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/96a7f2_a58531643531416c834961c93b34cbca.pdf

Thank you!

 

 
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Posted by on January 12, 2018 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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Glen DNA Archive

222 swab kits have been sent out to owners, but only 73 kits have been returned to the Animal Health Trust (AHT).  Over 120 swab kits have gone to individual owners; 50 kits have been sent to an individual for distribution amongst her friends; and a further 50 kits to an overseas breed club.

The cost to the AHT of sending kits overseas is considerably more than the 90 pence it costs to send out a single swab kit in the UK, and it is very disappointing that only a third (33%) have been returned to the AHT.  Swab kits are generally posted out to owners within two weeks of receipt of request.  There is a not unreasonable expectation that if an owner requests a swab kit, then the swabs will be returned within a reasonable time-frame, but most of the unreturned kits were requested over a year ago.

  • If the swab kit you requested has been put away somewhere, PLEASE dig it out this weekend and swab your Glen.
  • If you’ve sent your Glen’s swabs to a third party, PLEASE check that they have been sent to the AHT … if not, please ask for them to be returned the AHT as soon as possible … or ask for them to be returned to you, for you to send to the AHT.
  • If you cannot afford the (voluntary) £5.00 donation to the AHT … or if you prefer not to make a donation … or if you are unable to make an online donation … PLEASE just send the swabs to the AHT.

It would be great to reach last year’s target of 100 submissions to the AHT by the end of this year!

Contents of swab kit: docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/96a7f2_a58531643531416c834961c93b34cbca.pdf

About the archive: www.glenarchive.com/about-the-archive

Confidentiality: www.glenarchive.com/confidentiality

Request a swab kit: www.glenarchive.com/video-request-swab-kit-contact

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2017 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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Do you do puppy packs?

BREEDERS! Please help us to spread the word about the Glen DNA Archive!

We are asking breeders to help spread the word about the Glen DNA Archive by including this Puppy Pack letter into their own“Puppy Packs” …

If every puppy owner knows about this invaluable resource, hopefully we will have regular contributions to the DNA Archive to build up the number of swabs stored at the AHT … an extensive number of swabs stored will enable any future health research projects to “hit the ground running” …

We gratefully accept swabs from Glens of all ages and health status … not just puppies! Please visit the Glen Archive website for more information, a video demonstrating how to take swabs from your Glen and an online swab kit request form: www.glenarchive.com

Our target for 2017 is to reach 250 submissions! Thank you for supporting a resource that may one day benefit YOUR Glen …

Alison Seall   

 

 

 
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Posted by on May 19, 2017 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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It’s a Friday reminder

PLEASE HELP US TO REACH A TARGET OF 250 BY THE END OF 2017!

(We still have over 150 to go …)

This is Tamar and Storm at the Animal Health Trust, where all the swabs are stored for the Glen DNA Archive. If you have a few minutes this weekend, please visist the Glen Archive website and request a swab kit for YOUR Glen … the DNA from your Glen may one day help scientists with their research into canine health. There is a swab kit request form, video demonstrating how to take the swabs … and lots more information about the Archive … on the link below! http://www.glenarchive.com/

Thank you!

Alison

​Alison Seall

Glen DNA Archive Coordinator​  glenarchive@gmail.com

 
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Posted by on May 12, 2017 in General Glen Things, Health

 

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