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Owners’ responsibilities emphasised in vets’ new 24-hour care guidance

NEW GUIDANCE from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) regarding 24-hour emergency cover for animals places greater emphasis on the owners’ legal responsibilities. Read more ...


Obedient dogs needed for world-record bid

OWNERS are being asked to bring their dogs to the International Agility Festival at Rockingham, Northamptonshire, on Friday evening to take part in a bid to stage the ‘largest simultaneous dog stay’ which, if successful, will become a Guinness... Read more ...


Reason for Australian Shepherd’s death to remain a mystery

IT WILL never be known exactly what killed the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) who died after attending National Working and Pastoral... Read more ...

Around the Dog World - Windsor Teaser

THE SUMMER show season is well and truly in full swing so to make sure you don’t miss anything – set the next episode of Around the Dog World to record on Weds August 6 at 10pm on Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) Read more ...

Nestlé ends Pup of the Year sponsorship

AFTER more than 30 years, Nestlé is to end its sponsorship of the Pro Plan/Dog World Pup of the Year competition. Read more ...

Interest in the Scottish Terrier soars after breed steals limelight at Commonwealth Games ceremony

FORTY-one Scottish Terriers stole the show when they took part in the official opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games – each representing a country. Read more ...

KC to replace Breeders’ Competition with one for vulnerable breeds

THE KENNEL Club’s Breeders’ Competition is to cease and be replaced by one featuring vulnerable British and Irish breeds. Read more ...

GSD clubs asked to agree longcoat addition to Standard

THE KENNEL Club is attempting to alter the German Shepherd breed Standard to include a description of longcoated dogs. Read more ...

KC changes Mate Select criteria and reveals new breed statistics

THE KENNEL Club has released a new set of annual breed averages for the coefficient of inbreeding (COIs) in each breed on its health database, Mate Select. Read more ...

Australian Shepherd ‘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 ...


Other News

More dogs rescued from hot cars during latest heatwave

Rough Collie exhibitor claiming disability funds caught running in ring

Akita found hanged from bridge

Rottweiler breeder returning from European kennel tour killed in MH17

Report sent to KC about Neapolitan incident

M40 crash: man charged with dangerous driving

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 ....

Field trialler warned for harsh handling

A FIELD trialler has been warned as to his future conduct and censured for harshly handling his English Springer.   Ronan Gorman appeared before the Kennel Club’s Disciplinar ... Read more ....

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Obituaries

Pam Edmond

MY INITIAL response to the news that Pam Edmond of the world-famous Singlewell Pekingese had died was one of sadness, and I hesitate to be the bearer of sad news yet again, writes Geoffrey Davies. However, sitting quietly in my garden thinking of Pam an ...
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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 Hambl ...
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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 th ...
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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 ab ...
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Features

Split Summer Shows 2014

Split Summer Shows 2014

Superme Best in Show at the Split Summer Night Shows under Andrew Brace was the Newfoundla...

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Spitz in the park by Toni Jackson

Spitz in the Park was born out of a wacky idea to extend the Southern Finnish Lapphund’s f...

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Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

Enthusiasts and members of the proposed Hungarian Pumi club gathered last Sunday in Sutton...

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Viewpoint

This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

IF IT IS proved that the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) was pois...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I SEE Sheila Atter has raised the subject of the Kennel Club’s reaction to the Dutch gover...

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