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P&O to review brachycephalic policy following Pug’s death

P&O FERRIES says it is to review its policy concerning its transportation of brachycephalic breeds following the death of a Pug during a 90-minute voyage from Calais to Dover. Read more ...


Australian Shepherd dies after being ‘poisoned’ at show

Australian Shepherd dies after being ‘poisoned’ at show

THE AUSTRALIAN Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) has died after allegedly being poisoned at National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society ch show. Read more ...


Field trialler disciplined by KC

A field trialler has been warned and censured for harshly handling his English Springer. Read more ...

M40 crash: man charged with dangerous driving

A MAN has been summonsed to appear in court following an investigation into the crash which injured Lisa Croft-Elliott, Carrie Russell-Smith and Anastasia Egorova Read more ...

Eukanuba quashes recall rumour

RUMOURS circulating about a recall of Eukanuba products have been quashed by the company. Read more ...

GSD judge loses appointment after Facebook debate

A GERMAN Shepherd Dog judge has lost her appointment due to comments she made on a closed Facebook group. Read more ...

Banned family had 41 dogs and cats, court told

A FAMILY has been convicted of animal welfare charges involving their 31 dogs and ten cats. Read more ...

Canadian Eskimo Dog exhibitor canicrosses 10k for cancer charity

Canadian Eskimo Dog exhibitor Racheal Bailey took part in a ‘Race4Life’ with a difference recently when she canicrossed her way to raising more than Ł200 for cancer research. Read more ...

ENTRIES CLOSE FOR…

RICHMOND general championship show takes place at Loseley Park, near Guildford from Friday September 5 to Sunday September 7. Read more ...

‘I’m heartbroken’, says owner of Neapolitan who bit judge at National W/P Breeds

THE NEAPOLITAN Mastiff best of breed at National Working and Pastoral Breeds bit the judge and was dismissed from the ring. Read more ...


Other News

Animal experiments on rise, reveals Home Office

THE LATEST statistics from the Home Office regarding the number of experiments started on animals in Great Britain during 2013 have revealed an increase of 11 per cent in the number ... Read more ....

KC to take over draws for retriever field trials in Scotland

DRAWS for retriever field trials for Scottish-based societies will take place at the Kennel Club from now on.    This was agreed by the KC’s General Committee recently a ... Read more ....

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Mary Hambleton

I DID NOT really know Mary Hambleton very well and thought it more appropriate to ask Marion Granger and Katrina Blore to reflect on her life, writes DOG WORLD Pug breed note writer Alison Mount.     Marion writes: "We have known John and Mary Hambleton for over 40 yea ...
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Fred Whitworth

WE WERE very sad to receive the news that Fred Whitworth had died, at home, on the evening of July 14 after a very short illness bravely borne by Fred and his wife, Judi, write Ben and Fiona Thurm. We were so shocked to receive that first email from Judi less than four weeks ago le ...
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Pat Rhodes

HOW saddened my wife and I were to learn of Pat Rhodes’ (Fearnley) sudden death on July 12, writes James S F Smith. Many in this breed and indeed in other breeds will, I know, mourn the passing of this fine lady.   As I sit here and write obituary notes about Pat, my overwhel ...
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Charlie Anderson

I AM sorry to report the death of Charlie Anderson of the Jeabor Old English Sheepdogs at the age of 84, writes Barrie M Croft, vice-president of the North Eastern Old English Sheepdog Club. Yet again the OES world has to say a final goodbye to one of its senior exhibitor/judges. ...
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Features

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

View the photo gallery here >> Enthusiasts and members of the proposed Hungarian Pumi club gathered last Sunday in Sutton-under-Brailes, Banbury, in Warwickshire for a grooming and fun day. Although on the imported register, the breed does not yet have a Kennel Club breed Standard (see in the D... Read more ...


Welcome to Split – four summer night shows with something extra

This year’s Split shows will take place on July 24-27 and it would appear that more British exhibitors will be attending than ever before. The shows have now become one of the most popular events on the European circuit, two international and two national shows being held where jud... Read more ...


Talking Dogs - Raw feeding expert Nikki Brown

In this week's podcast we hear from dog nutritionist and raw feeding advocate Nikki Brown. ... Read more ...


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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

WE SUSPECT that many of our readers will know only too well the temptation, given today’s ‘instant’ social media, to write the first thing that comes into their head, without giving a moment’s serious thought to the possible consequences.   It’s so easy to make comments that ... Read more ...


In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I’M SURE that there will be plenty in this week’s paper about whether or not the Scottish Kennel Club was right to withdraw an appointment from a German Shepherd judge who made some comments of a closed Facebook group regarding her attitude to longcoats.   I don’t want to g... Read more ...


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