IWS Kennel Club health test results

The results of all Irish Water Spaniels hip and elbow scores over the last 15 years can be found on the BVA website or if you are looking for individual health screening results these can be found on Kennel Club website under mateselect.

HIP SCORES

Over the last 15 years 414 Irish Water Spaniels have been hip scored

with the scores ranging from 0 to 79

Using this information as an average - the IWS 15 year median is 11 and 5 year median 10

ELBOW SCORES

The number of Irish Water Spaniels elbow scored up to end of 2016 is 185.

Results as follows:-

                  No                              Score                        %

                  144                             0                               77.8

                    27                              1                               14.6

                    14                              2                               7.6

 

Eye test results for the last 5 years 2012 - 2016:

2012 – 23 IWS tested                                                             2013 – 35 IWS tested

1 – Ectropian                                                                           3 - Distichiasis

1 – Posterior polar subcapsular cataract                                1 - Persistent pupillary membranes (PPM)

                  (PPSC)                                                                   1 - PPSC

                                                                                                 1 – other cataract

2014 – 20 IWS tested                                                             2015 – 22 IWS tested

3 – Distichiasis                                                                           1 – Ectropian

1 – PPM                                                                                     1 – Nuclear cataract

1 – other cataract                                                                      1 – other cataract

                                                                                                   1 Cherry eye

2016 - 26 IWS tested

5 – Distichiasis,

2 – PPM

1 – Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV),

1  - other cataract.

In total 126 IWS had eye tests from 2012 to 2016 with 100 showing no conditions or problems