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BREAKING NEWS: Puppy farmer jailed for life

BREAKING NEWS: Puppy farmer jailed for life

PUPPY farmer John Lowe has been jailed for 25 years for shooting dead mother and daughter Christine and Lucy Lee. Read more ...



KC chairman ‘surprised’ by lack of response to new legacy fund

KC chairman ‘surprised’ by lack of response to new legacy fund

THERE has been little response to the Kennel Club’s request for suggestions of land which could be developed into dog activity centres or for projects which could be paid for by the new legacy fund. Read more ...


KC dismisses complaints about judging at Southern Counties

A COMPLAINT about the judging of Shetland Sheepdogs at Southern Counties ch show has been dismissed by the Kennel Club. Read more ...


Stafford survives crossbow bolt being shot into head

Stafford survives crossbow bolt being shot into head

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier has been found with a crossbow bolt through his head. The weapon narrowly missed his brain and eyes. Read more ...


American Bulldog owner to appear in court

THE OWNER of 14 American Bulldogs has been bailed to appear before magistrates in Peterlee, Co Durham, on November 27 charged with owning dogs who were dangerously out of control. He is Stephen Potts, 48, of Low Pittington. Read more ...

Clubs pleased clash of dates has not affected entries

THE TWO clubs who feared for their entries after a Kennel Club led to two sets of Labrador CCs being issued for events on the same day are breathing more easily. Read more ...

Dogs rescued from airport barn blaze

DOGS were among 150 animals rescued from a barn used to house imports and exports near Heathrow Airport. Read more ...

Canadian Top Dog 2013 breaks record for all-breed BIS wins

The all-breed record for best in show wins in Canada was beaten on Sunday when the West Highland White Terrier Ch/Am/NZ Ch Whitebriar Jaw Dropper won his 120th such award. Read more ...

Mastiff fails vet check at Midland Counties

THE MASTIFF best of breed failed her high-profile breed veterinary check at Midland Counties ch show. Read more ...

Exhibitors in North East asked for ideas to help revitalise dog shows

EXHIBITORS living in the North East who have ideas on how to give a boost to the show scene are being invited to an open meeting. Read more ...


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Mike Harris

MIKE Harris of the Mybern Rough Collies has died, writes Carole Smedley. His small kennel near Huddersfield was founded by he and his wife Bernice, and they started out with two foundation bitches, Melzars Moonshadow and Miss Wanda. They bred these to produce so ...
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Carl Johnson

I AM afraid it is another one of those weeks when news outside of the ring makes the news inside it seem very insignificant, writes Tim Hutchings. When we were at the Trent Boxer Club show we were all terribly sad to hear that Carl Johnson had died in the early ...
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Rita Price-Jones

ELEGANT with proud carriage are words that could have been used to describe Rita Price-Jones just as much as they do her chosen breed the Poodle, writes Mhairi Aikman. Many will be sad to learn of her death just short of her 99th birthday.   As she was an inf ...
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Arnold Hempstead

AS ARNOLD Hempstead’s daughter, my love of dogs was instilled in me by my father, who sadly died from cancer recently at the age of 77, writes Judy Hempstead.    Dad was a dog man through and through – a real character who bred, showed and judged Co ...
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Talking Dogs - Clarissa Baldwin

Talking Dogs - Clarissa Baldwin

Clarissa Baldwin talks to DOG WORLD'S Chrissy Smith about being involved in the charity DO...

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Forward planning is the key - How to help your dog through fireworks season by Nick Honor

If you have dogs, you will surely have an opinion on Fireworks, but love them or hate them...

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Sighthounds in the show ring: are they really fit for function? By Ronnie Heap

The general conclusion I have come to is no. There may be exceptions within some breeds an...

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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

FOR ANYONE who has been around the show scene for a few decades, one change in attitude ha...

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Tracking lines special by Wendy Beasley - History made at the KC Working Trial Championships

Tracking lines special by Wendy Beasley - History made at the KC Working Trial Championships

History was made at the Kennel Club Championships this year with a single dog and handler ...

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