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The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

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


Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

MALAYSIAN politicians and religious leaders have attacked the use of Scottish Terriers during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony claiming it was disrespectful to Muslims. Read more ...


Vet banned over ‘extreme animal pornography’

A VET HAS been banned from practising after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a dog and a horse and being in possession of extreme animal pornography. Read more ...


‘Struggling’ Leeds to decide on show’s future

LEEDS ch show committee will be making decisions about the event’s future at a meeting to be held in a month’s time. This year, management of the show passed from Harewood House Estate to the canine association, which made it suddenly... Read more ...

The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

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

GSD Standard may change to include longcoats

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

KC axes breeders’ contest as vulnerable breeds take centre stage

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

KC alters breed Standard clause to ease fears over undesirable colours

THE KENNEL Club is taking steps to specify which colours indicate a true example of the breed by amending the introductory clause of the breed Standards. Read more ...


Other News

Schoolboy takes canicross world by storm

ONE SPEEDY schoolboy has been defying gravity across the Alps – with the help of his heavy metal-loving best friend Henry, the ‘fastest dog in the world’.   Eleven-year-old ... Read more ....

Welcome to Academia

AS I LEFT the meeting with Keith Young’s SOS (save our shows) Working Party, late May, he threw out a challenge to me and the CA Board, "Help us find a way to engage with young peopl ... Read more ....

Merlin becomes Irish Water Spaniel breed CC record holder

CH/AM CH Whistle Stop's Elements of Magic CD RN became the Irish Water Spaniel breed CC record holder at the recent breed club championship show when he won his 32nd CC under Finnish judge Elena Rus ... Read more ....

Jail for man who set fire to friend’s dog

A MAN who tied a friend's dog to a tree before dousing it in petrol and burning it to death after it bit him has been jailed and disqualified for life from keeping animals.   Alastair Gr ... Read more ....

Prize money for World Challenge winner revealed

THE WINNER of the Eukanuba World Challenge – which this year will be staged in the Netherlands – will receive 7,500 euros and 3,500 euros for their kennel club. First runner-up and third place wil ... Read more ....

Former treasurer jailed

THE FORMER treasurer of Cape Cod Kennel Club in America has been jailed for stealing more than $62,000 from club funds.   Cynthia Savoia, 43, appeared before Barnstable Superior Court ... Read more ....

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Obituaries

Rosie Lewis

THE SALUKI world is sadder and poorer for the loss of Rosie Lewis, one of its best known and most esteemed figures, who has died at the relatively young age of 72, writes Helen Graham. Quite simply Rosie was a one-off, an original, and she will be hugely missed ...
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Gwen Hartley

I WAS VERY sad to hear the news that Gwen Hartley of the Roanburn Rough Collies had died, writes Carole Smedley.    Gwen had a really bubbly personality and accepted her problems with grace to the end which came on July 18.   The Roanburn ke ...
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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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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

IT IS SAD that in spite of various tweaks down the years, the breeders competition has nev...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

Let’s look back 40 years to the winners at the Houndshow and National Gundog from 1974. Th...

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