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Announcement: IPFD CEO
Dr. Brenda Bonnett, founder of IPFD and its CEO since the organization’s formation in 2014, has in discussions with the IPFD Board decided to start a process towards retirement and stepped down as CEO as of the 31st of October 2021.
You can read more about vital Brenda's role in the creation of IPFD in the article, Background and Development - Timeline.
Brenda will continue to share her expertise with the international dog community as IPFD’s Veterinary Science Officer.
Our Business and Project Coordinator, Dr. Katariina Mäki, has assumed the role of Acting CEO, and there will be a call for applications for the CEO position shortly.
We would like to thank Brenda for all the incredible work she has been doing for IPFD over the past 7+ years, and we are very happy that she will stay on in the organization.
You can read Brenda's and Katariina's bios here.
29 June 2019 |VET RECORD - Volume 184, Issue 26
Improving the health of pedigree dogs
By Suzanne Jarvis
"A RANGE of actions are needed to improve the health of pedigree dogs, and multiple stakeholders must be engaged for progress to be made.That was the outcome from the fourth International Dog Health Workshop (IDHW), held earlier this month and hosted by the International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) and The Kennel Club in the UK."
This article includes comments made by IPFD's CEO, Brenda Bonnett, The Kennel Club's Caroline Kisko, Dan O’Neill, senior lecturer in companion animal epidemiology at the Royal Veterinary College, and BVA's Daniella Dos Santos - comments focused on stakeholder involvement and actions for dog health, well-being and welfare.
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