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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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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 Hambleton for over 40 yea ...
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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 than four weeks ago le ...
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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 about Pat, my overwhel ...
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Charlie Anderson

I AM sorry to report the death of Charlie Anderson of the Jeabor Old English Sheepdogs at the age of 84, writes Barrie M Croft, vice-president of the North Eastern Old English Sheepdog Club. Yet again the OES world has to say a final goodbye to one of its senior exhibitor/judges. ...
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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 the D... 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 ...


Viewpoint

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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