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Breed rescues join forces to rescue auctioned Cavaliers

BREED enthusiasts in America – with the help of donations worldwide – joined forces to buy 98 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels who were being auctioned by a former breeder and exhibitor. Read more ...


Kennel Gazette glitch as half of editorial group resigns

Kennel Gazette glitch as half of editorial group resigns

THE CHAIRMAN and other members of the editorial group set up to relaunch the Kennel Gazette have resigned amid accusations of obstruction on the part of the Kennel Club’s General Committee. Read more ...


Puppy smuggling continues unchecked, reveals Dogs Trust’s undercover film

AN UNDERCOVER investigation by the Dogs Trust has revealed the shocking extent of the illegal puppy trade. Thousands of puppies are being illegally sent over each year by ‘unscrupulous’ Eastern European dealers in a move... Read more ...

Will changes to pet travel scheme be effective, asks KC

IT’S under six weeks until changes to the pet travel scheme come into effect. DEFRA announced a number of changes earlier this year after they found an increase in the number of puppies and dogs being imported from Eastern Europe. Read more ...

Pug returned but Frenchie still missing

A TOP PUG breeder has been reunited with her dog eight weeks after it was stolen from her front garden - but a French Bulldog who was taken at the same time is still missing. Read more ...

Safe and Sound rescue receives life saving grant from KC charitable Trust

SAFE AND Sound rescue, which finds homes for ‘death row’ dogs, has received a grant £10,000 from the Kennel Club Charitable Trust. Read more ...

Alaskan Malamute exhibitor given five-year KC ban after incident at open show

THE KENNEL Club has banned an Alaskan Malamute exhibitor for five years after he was convicted earlier in the summer of assaulting two women at a dog show. Read more ...

Pooch & Mutt win ‘Made in Britain’ small business award

DOG FOOD business, Pooch & Mutt has scooped a national award. It won the ‘Made In Britain’ category at the recent SMARTA 100 awards. These awards are the UK’s largest awards dedicated to championing smart, inspiring, resourceful small business. Read more ...


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Obituaries

Douglas Wilkinson

THERE WAS a real feeling of sadness and loss on hearing Douglas Gordon Wilkinson had died, writes Peter Newman.   Very much his own man and certainly a character, Dougie will be very much missed. He was extremely kind and if one wanted something he alway ...
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Miriam Butcher

IT WAS with great sadness that I received the news of Miriam Butcher’s death on Saturday after her short stay in hospital, writes Chris Seidler, chairman of the Poodle Club.   Only two years ago the Poodle Club celebrated Miriam and Norman’s 50 consecuti ...
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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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Features

THE ALASKAN MALAMUTE CLUB OF THE UK – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS by Mike John

THE ALASKAN MALAMUTE CLUB OF THE UK – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS by Mike John

It was just five years after the arrival of the first Alaskan Malamutes in the UK, that th...

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Discover Dogs - report by Danni Medhurst

THE CLOCKS have gone back, the dark, early evenings are already upon us and the event cale...

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Around the Dog World - Richmond 2014

Watch the full episode of the latest programme in the series premiers online, with highlig...

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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

THE KENNEL Club’s Show Promotion Working Party has come up with some promising ideas in th...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I had been wondering what format the Kennel Club’s new Vulnerable Breeds competition would...

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