Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-05-07
Received: 10 January 2020
Accepted: 15 April 2020
First Online: 7 May 2020
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: Not applicable. Ethics approval was not required for this report. The paper reports on a public meeting. All authors have given their consent for publication.
: Authorisation for publication was provided by the Royal Veterinary College (reference URN SR2019–0462). All authors have given their consent for publication.
: DON and CP are involved in the development and application of the VetCompass veterinary database system. DON and CP are supported in part by an award from the Kennel Club Charitable Trust.BB is the CEO of the IPFD.ALZ is the project director for the IPFD Harmonization of Genetic Testing in Dogs.All remaining authors declare no conflict of interest that are specifically relevant for this paper.