UK Border Collie & Working Sheepdog Fitting Database

About this site

This site is on behalf of the Pastoral Breeds Health Foundation (PBHF) to record UK bred and/or UK resident Border Collies & Working Sheepdogs who have fitted, whether or not a full and exhaustive veterinary diagnosis has taken place.  Further scientific investigation is ongoing for this condition.   Contact us here.

The most recently updated database will be available to download in xlsx format. If you need the database in an earlier version of excel, please let us know.
Information in this database is received in good faith. If the are any errors, omissions or you cannot open the file, please let us know immediately.

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The aim of this database is to allow the submission of information on Border Collies & Working Sheepdogs - past and present - who have fitted. Information received via our Submission Form will, once verified, be published at the earliest opportunity.

Also to provide links to other useful sources of information which may help those dogs affected by fits.

Fitting Databases

The Border Collie Club Czech Republic have published their database:

Links to similar databases will be published here as we receive them.

Other Links

The Current Research page on the main PBHF website has links to the Finnish Questionnaire and information on sending blood samples to Canine Genetics Group at Biomedicum Helsinki.

The Royal Vet College in London are doing a study on epilepsy and food.


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