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THE INCREASING threat of an outbreak of rabies in the UK due to the influx of puppies from Eastern Europe was made known to MPs at a recent meeting of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW).
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CRUFTS will be on TV again next year, from March 6-9, with Clare Balding guiding viewers through the four packed days. Best in show will be on Channel 4 on Sunday evening and the other three days will be on More4, the same as this year...
At the main show of the Swedish Kennel Club, the Stockholm Hundmässa (Dog Fair), nearly 7,000 dogs were entered. BIS under Canadian judge John Reeve-Newson was the Pharaoh Hound Int/Sw/Dan/Norw/Am Ch Faouziah’s Faramir, owned by Jenny Hall.
THE PUPPY-farming trade in the UK is to be aired before MPs after a petition launched earlier this year by vet Marc Abraham passed the 100,000-signature threshold needed to get the issue debated in House of Commons.
HARRODS is to close its pet department. The store confirmed the move this week saying it was based on ‘commercial factors only’. The department, called Pet Kingdom, which is located on the fourth floor, will become extra space for women’s wear, sai
FEARS that DEFRA is dragging its heels in the run-up to microchipping becoming compulsory were aired during a meeting of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare in Westminster.
A STORYLINE in The Archers has irritated the Countryside Alliance which has said the image it gives of farmers is ‘unhelpful, unfair and inaccurate’.
THE CC allocation for 2016 is published in full in the December edition of the Kennel Gazette. As reported previously in DOG WORLD, the Kennel Club’s General Committee agreed at its October meeting that no breed would lose sets of CCs, and...
RESEARCH conducted by animal behaviour experts is challenging the basis of breed-specific legislation designed to protect the public from ‘dangerous’ dogs.
THE DALMATIAN Ch/Ir/Fr Ch Tollwood Lionel at Kilndandy (Richie) has died at the age of 12. Bred by Anthony Shuttlewood by Ch/Ir Ch Truthful Tango at Kilndandy ex Tollwood Eugene and owned by John and Cathie McCarthy, Richie was known all over...
WHIPPET C OF WALES (Mrs B McConkey, dogs; R Newsham, bitches) – D: Dillon's Collooney Billy The Whizz. B: Beckett-Hughes' *Ch Collooney Ravishing Rita of Mulranny.