“In December, the Data Base Committee was disbanded until more feasible opportunities are available. Based on the dissolution of the committee, the funds solicited for the project will be returned to the donors. Additional data
tracking for health related issues will continue to be collected and can be submitted at the following websites:
Source: NSCA February Bulletin
Sad. I was really looking forward to the fruits of this project, as were many pet owners. Apparently not enough breeders wanted to contribute. Double sad.
Also, Ike, Farrah, Maluko and Koji are listed in this bulletin under new titles earned for their Rally success.
Here is the information that was desired to include in the database: This project design document and questionnaire seem extensive.
I hope this breed club can see past AKC’s attitude towards and refusal to take the steps needed to improve canine health by doing what is needed to keep our breed healthy. Condemning what happened at Crufts is not the direction to proceed. Judges often make bad decisions influenced by politics, as do breeders, and there needs to be accountability.