Earlier in the year the Kennel Club issued a statement taking retrospective action from January 1 to the effect that the General Committee had approved new policies to exempt best in show and policy judges from Regulation F(1) 21.b, explaining...
Nestling deep in the Suffolk countryside, at the rather amusingly named Six Mile Bottom, is a veterinary centre that has probably the most exceptional gathering of veterinary specialists in the whole of the UK.
As a canine behaviourist I am often approached by dog owners struggling to integrate their dog into a household that is already home to a family cat.
There is a very tenuous link between what inspired this week’s column and the dog in art. That link is the late Jane Penrice How (née Benson) (1915-2004), an unimaginably wealthy lady.
Parvovirus is a serious infection that acts as a reminder to us all why we should keep vaccination to the front of our minds.
Try as I might, I cannot make any sense of the proposed challenge certificates allocation in 2015 and ’16. Can someone, anyone, explain what is happening since I have a copy of a Kennel Club press release from last year stating that:
I like to think that this column is not just about rescue, it’s also about welfare and, as regular readers will know, bees are drawn to my fiery bonnet.
Everybody tends to form opinion from the perspective of individual experience and interests and as a result our views are often influenced by how any particular situation affects us directly.
Visitors to the World Show in Budapest who passed through the station at Kossut Lajos Square on the metro will undoubtedly have noticed the bronze group mounted on a marble pedestal of a shirtless, barefooted man sitting on a chair, his left arm...
I am always grateful to readers for response to Grooming Box, and to those groomers who have suggestions and info to share. Andrew Graham is a most enthusiastic point of fact. He writes:
It is amazing just how much luggage even a smallish dog needs when going away on holiday for only three nights! I am very far from being a light traveller myself, but Henry would seem to be equally heavily weighed in baggage terms.
Enter any rescue kennels and there is a cacophony of barking. It actually doesn’t matter if it’s a rescue or the kennels you’ve chosen for your dogs while you buzz off to the Balearics, dogs in kennels bark.