‘ABOUT TIME too’ will surely be most dog people’s reaction to the news that Harrods is to stop selling pets at its prestigious London shop. Many organisations have been campaigning to this end for years and there will be general rejoicing that what is arguably Britain’s most famous departmen... read more
Feffie's final farewell
IF YOU were having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit before last weekend I’m positive you’re well and truly on your way to embracing the festive season if you attended BUBA show.
The 42nd British Utility Breeds Association event was the first show dedicated to the utility breeds that I had been to. It’s safe to say that the committee members pride themse...
Around the Dog World visits one of the toughest competitions on the canine calendar for the third time. Also watch the dogworld.tv and Around the Dog World Blooper Reel!
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Picture of the week
ABOVE we feature Jane Lovell and Nicola Beaumont’s Boxers Winuwuk Spellcaster at Pinedown (Clark) and Jimbren Pollyanna at Pinedown (Tilly) snoozing.
EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY
Closing date for LADIES KA – Dec 14/15 - 14/10/2013
Mrs J Valentine 01536 791775. Halls 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, National Exhibition Centre, Bickenhill, Birmi...
Closing date for BIRMINGHAM TOYDOG S – Dec 21 - 11/11/2013
Dr R Hodges 01832 720490. Sports Connexion, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry. (O) 10am. Judges: Ms M Chap...
View the photo gallery here >> A FEW DAYS before I was due to set off for Finland news came through that an air traffic control strike was being threatened in Helsinki for the Friday when most of the judges would be travelling, giving Jarmo Hilpinen, show organiser extraordinaire, a h... read more
AS CHRISTMAS fast approaches it is only natural that the routines we have with our dogs change and the walks and activities we enjoyed during the warmer seasons are thrown into chaos with the shorter days, the break in championship dog shows and the harsher weather conditions. However, for ... read more
Technology vs Tradition - We look at the technology used in the dog world in this special feature by Victoria Wilkins
IMAGINE a world without your smart phone, tablet and even computer – in today’s day and age that thought is hard to comprehend. To some of us, that thought is a scary one to say the least, but for the most part, technology hasn’t been that apparent in our sport until the last few years. ... read more
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