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THE KENNEL Club has experienced three ‘extremely significant’ developments in the past year – that it has become a company, the deal involving its Mayfair offices, and getting accreditation for its Assured Breeder Scheme (ABS).
THE BELGIAN Government is considering extending the liability for aggressive behaviour in dogs to breeders.
A 21-YEAR-old handler from France has been killed on his way home from the World Show.
At the World Show in Hungary, RBIS was the Lhasa Apso Int Ch Chic Choix Cleopatra Eurydice, owned by Piia Helistölä-Laurila from Finland and handled by Sanna Kopola-Hirsimäki.
SHOULD show societies take out insurance so that exhibitors’ fees can be refunded if events have to be cancelled?
THE KENNEL Club has 1,302 members, of whom 1,234 are ‘ordinary’ members and 68 are overseas members, those present at the annual meeting heard.
THE AUTHORITY to compete fee for overseas competitors is to increase from £15 to £20, it was agreed at the Kennel Club’s annual meeting.
CRUFTS had scaled new heights this year, and had again confirmed ‘the strategic importance of the show to the Kennel Club and UK dogdom’, the club’s annual meeting heard.
SPECIAL events are being held throughout this year to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Saluki or Gazelle Hound Club, which was inaugurated on February 8, 1923.
THE KENNEL Club has registered two new breed clubs – the Glen of Imaal Terrier Enthusiasts and Fanciers Club and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog Club of Wales and West of England.
The charity Newfound Friends, which raises money for children’s charities, has presented a cheque for £17,000 to a ward of Bristol Children’s Hospital in which youngsters with leukaemia and other forms of cancer are treated.
GIBRALTAR Kennel Club (GKC) has been accepted as a full member of the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).