Generalised Progressive Retinal Atrophy (GPRA) Research N.B. This is a different type of PRA to prcd-PRA for which there is another DNA test available. PRA is a blinding disease for which there is no treatment, so developing a DNA test … Continue reading

DCM DNA Test Press Release

The Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) DNA test has now been accepted as an official Kennel Club DNA test. DCM results can now be recorded on the Kennel Club health database, registration documents and included in the breed record supplement, making the … Continue reading

Singing Bertie Auction

We have a Singing Bertie Schnauzer in our online auction – donated by Fernciffe Schnauzers (Inc Post & Packaging to UK Only) This Christmas singing Schnauzer is very entertaining and great fun for kids! Press his paw and this gorgeous … Continue reading

Give a Dog a Genome

Give a Dog a Genome

Latest Update: We have currently sent samples from 5 Giant Schnauzers affected with Idiopathic Epilepsy to take part in the Give A Dog a Genome project, all of which meet the strict criteria for taking part in the project. The … Continue reading

Copper Coin Campaign

The GSHF is running a Copper Coin Campaign! … if you have any 1p or 2p coins we are collecting them to help raise funds for the Giant Schnauzer Health Fund. Michelle had been saving her 1p coins over a … Continue reading

Dilated Cardiomyopathy News

DNA test found for the inherited form of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in both Standard Schnauzers and Giant Schnauzers Recent research, at the Animal Molecular Genetics Lab at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (UoM), discovered a gene mutation … Continue reading

Become a member of the GSHF

Support the Giant Schnauzer Health Fund by becoming a member and making an annual minimum £10 membership donation.   Join / Renew Online Join / Renew by Post Online membership Download membership form   The GSHF is in the process … Continue reading