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MISSION STATEMENT

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FUNDRAISING to support research studies on subjects that will be beneficial to the Papillon breed, owners and breeders.

 

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To support research into canine diseases and provide health information to owners and breeders.

 

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To make available health information on individually identified dogs to the Papillon community through the PCA approved process of Disclosure.

 

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To educate and support Papillon breeders and owners to recognize health concerns.

 

DUTIES OF THE PCA HEALTH & GENETICS COMMITTEE

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Chairperson is liaison/leader for the committee to conduct the duties listed below :
Chairperson of the Papillon Club of America Health and Genetics committee

prepares an annual report to the membership of Papillon Club of America regarding

committee activities and the status of research projects.

 

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Chairperson of the Papillon Club of America Health and Genetics committee is

liaison or may designate a liaison to work with Researchers and Veterinarians

studying Papillon health concerns.

 

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FUNDRAISING for research studies on subjects that will be beneficial to the Papillon

Breed. Makes recommendations to the Papillon Club of America Board of Directors

for approval for Research studies appropriate for the Papillon breed.

 

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Conduct periodic health surveys to determine the current problems and health

issues seen within the Papillon breed, gathering information from Papillon owners

and breeders.

 

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Education- post pertinent articles and information relative to Papillons on the

Papillon Club of America Health and Genetics website.

 

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Assist Papillon owners with preparation of Genetic Disclosure for publication in

Pap Talk. Receives approved Genetic Disclosures and forwards to the PCA recording

secretary for Disclosure publication in Pap Talk.

 

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Personal support and education to all Papillon breeders, owners and potential

owners.

 

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Support and encourage specific health testing on all Papillons as recommended by

Papillon Club of America. At this time the recommended testing includes eye exams,

Patella exam, and Cardiac exams . Papillon Club of America is a founding member

of Canine Health Information Center (CHIC). A CHIC number is issued for all dogs

that are tested (within twelve months)and completed registry with CERF (eye),

OFFA Patella and OFFA Cardiac with consent of owners to divulge results to

public domain.

 

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Maintains the Papillon Health and Genetics Website with health information,

articles with relevant health information , lists of OFFA registered Papillons and

CHIC Papillons, and current fundraising activities.

 

 

   

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Papillon Club of America, Inc - Health and Genetics Committee

 

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