Safe Mouth Exams at AKC Shows

Dr Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer American Kennel Club recently wrote an article on Preventing the Spread of Disease at AKC Dog Shows. Below are several public links to help you understand the best course of action to keep your dog healthy.

AVMA Article on Transmission of Pathogens: Risk reduction and management strategies to prevent transmission of infectious disease among dogs at dog shows, sporting events, and other canine group settings | Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association | Vol 249 , No 6

Table 1— Epidemiologic characteristics of pathogens of concern in canine group settings and methods for preventing their spread.

AKC Conformation Newsletter April 11 2017

Dr Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer American Kennel Club Updated May 31 2017