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Reason for Australian Shepherd’s death to remain a mystery

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

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 ...

More dogs rescued from hot cars during latest heatwave

POLICE in London smashed the windows of a car to save the life of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier locked inside on Friday of last week, the hottest day of the year. Read more ...

Rough Collie exhibitor claiming disability funds caught running in ring

A ROUGH Collie exhibitor who claimed almost £17,000 in benefits claiming she had difficulty walking was caught when investigators filmed her showing her dogs. Read more ...


Other News

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

Eukanuba quashes food recall rumour

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

Battersea Dogs’ & Cats’ Home gets £125,000 from Postcode Lottery

BATTERSEA Dogs & Cats Home has received its largest grant – £125,000 raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.    The award was presented to the charity’ ... Read more ....

Contested case cost £67,000 but banned family fined only £750

MORE than £67,000 has been spent on prosecuting a family who kept 41 dogs and cats in their house – but they have been fined only £250 each.   After a three-day t ... 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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