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Schoolboy takes canicross world by storm

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’. 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 people. They are our future”. 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 Ruskovara. All have come from different judges. 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. 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. 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. Read more ...

New KC advice on taking in-whelp bitches to shows

NO BITCH more than 49 days in whelp should be taken to shows, the Kennel Club has advised. After discussing the matter with the British Small Animals Veterinary Association (BSAVA) the KC has pointed out that it is not in the best interests of... Read more ...

Concern about colours – KC alters breed Standard clause

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 ...

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 ...


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

KC to replace Breeders’ Competition with one for vulnerable breeds

GSD clubs asked to agree longcoat addition to Standard

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.   His kennelma ... 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.    Offi ... Read more ....

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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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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

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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