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Swinton Park to host KC Hunt, Point, Retrieve Championship in November

THE KENNEL Club is to hold its Hunt, Point, Retrieve (HPR) Championship again this year at Swinton Park estate, North Yorkshire on November 14 and 15. Read more ...


Champion Sheltie found

Champion Sheltie found

A champion Shetland Sheepdog who went missing from the front garden of his owner’s home has been found. Ch Kelgrove Just Blue At Stormhead disappeared on Saturday morning when he was with owner June Rutterford in Lakenheath, Suffolk. Read more ...


Watch Nat W&PB - Best in Show

Watch Terry Munro judging at National Working & Pastoral Breeds Championship Dog Show where his two group winners, Bullmastiff and Hungarian Puli, went head-to-head for Best in Show. Read more ...

GSD judge loses appointment after Facebook debate

A GERMAN Shepherd Dog judge has lost her appointment due to comments she made on a closed Facebook group. Angela Carradice was to officiate at the Scottish Kennel Club’s August show but was told that the comments she made in May regarding long... Read more ...

Eukanuba renews deal as principal Crufts sponsor

PROCTER & Gamble Pet Care, whose brands include Eukanuba and Iams, has signed a three-year contract with the Kennel Club. This will mean that Eukanuba will continue as the principal sponsor of Crufts, and in 2015... Read more ...

Dutch KC introduces new rules governing Bulldog breeding

THE DUTCH Kennel Club has introduced new rules governing the breeding of Bulldogs aimed at improving the health of the breed. Read more ...

Man admits to setting dog on fire

A MAN has admitted tying his friend’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross to a tree before dousing it in petrol and burning it to death. Read more ...

ENTRIES CLOSE FOR…

THE SCOTTISH Kennel Club general championship show takes place at the Royal Highland Showground on Saturday August 23 and Sunday August 24. First entry with CCs is £25 for non-members and £23 for members. First entry for non-CC breeds, NSC and... Read more ...

Leonberger breed record holder dies, aged eight

THE LEONBERGER CC record holder, Ch/Slo Ch Kwenobe Balfen Hullanta, has died at the age of eight, having been diagnosed with bone cancer seven months ago. Read more ...

Stronger action needed over ‘undesirable’ colours, say clubs after KC issues warning

THE KENNEL Club is trying to tackle increasing concerns about the ‘undesirable’ colours emerging in some breeds. Read more ...


Other News

Dutch KC brings in tough new rules on Bulldog breeding

THE DUTCH Kennel Club has introduced new rules governing the breeding of Bulldogs aimed at improving the health of the breed.   In future, if dogs and bitches cannot pass a fitness te ... Read more ....

Eukanuba to continue as principal Crufts sponsor

P&G PET Care, whose brands include Eukanuba and Iams, has signed a three-year contract with the Kennel Club which will ‘renew and expand their partnership’.   Eukanuba wi ... Read more ....

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Margaret McKinlay

MARGARET McKinlay (Dechmont), who had an interest in Cairns, Pembroke Corgis and Dalmatians, died on Sunday at the age of 84.    Mrs McKinlay was a keen exhibitor, steward and championship show judge of Cairns. She was part of the Scottish Kennel Club’s executive for n ...
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Mary Hambleton dies

SOMETIMES, something so momentous happens that it makes the rest of the week's news seem almost irrelevant, writes DOG WORLD’s breed note writer Tim Hutchings. The death of Mary Hambleton is one such event.   I was always somewhat in awe of Mary.  I vividly remember ...
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Pam Poulter

IT WAS with great sadness that I heard that Pam Poulter had died on Friday July 4, writes DOG WORLD’s Wire Dachshund breed note writer Lesley Patton. She had been ill for some time, and had had to give up two judging appointments this year, so it was not unexpected. I knew her for nearly 40 yea ...
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Arnold Hall

ARNOLD Hall died, aged 97, on June 13, just one month after the death of his wife Elizabeth. They had been married for 67 years, writes John Cahill, vice-chairman of the Cocker Spaniel Club.   Elizabeth and Arnold’s involvement with the dog world in general and Cocker Spaniel ...
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Features

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

View the photo gallery here >> Enthusiasts and members of the proposed Hungarian Pumi club gathered last Sunday in Sutton-under-Brailes, Banbury, in Warwickshire for a grooming and fun day. Although on the imported register, the breed does not yet have a Kennel Club breed Standard (see in... Read more ...


Welcome to Split – four summer night shows with something extra

This year’s Split shows will take place on July 24-27 and it would appear that more British exhibitors will be attending than ever before. The shows have now become one of the most popular events on the European circuit, two international and two national shows being held where jud... Read more ...


Talking Dogs - Raw feeding expert Nikki Brown

In this week's podcast we hear from dog nutritionist and raw feeding advocate Nikki Brown. ... Read more ...


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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

WE SUSPECT that many of our readers will know only too well the temptation, given today’s ‘instant’ social media, to write the first thing that comes into their head, without giving a moment’s serious thought to the possible consequences.   It’s so easy to make comments that ... Read more ...


In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I’M SURE that there will be plenty in this week’s paper about whether or not the Scottish Kennel Club was right to withdraw an appointment from a German Shepherd judge who made some comments of a closed Facebook group regarding her attitude to longcoats.   I don’t want to g... Read more ...


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