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The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

IT WILL never be known exactly what killed the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) who died after attending National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society ch show. Read more ...


Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

MALAYSIAN politicians and religious leaders have attacked the use of Scottish Terriers during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony claiming it was disrespectful to Muslims. Read more ...


Vet banned over ‘extreme animal pornography’

A VET HAS been banned from practising after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a dog and a horse and being in possession of extreme animal pornography. 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 ...

Reason for Australian Shepherd’s death to remain a mystery

IT WILL never be known exactly what killed the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) who died after attending National Working and Pastoral... Read more ...

Around the Dog World - Windsor Teaser

THE SUMMER show season is well and truly in full swing so to make sure you don’t miss anything – set the next episode of Around the Dog World to record on Weds August 6 at 10pm on Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) Read more ...


Other News

Rough Collie exhibitor claiming disability funds caught running in ring

A ROUGH Collie exhibitor who claimed almost £17,000 in benefits claiming she had difficulty walking was caught when investigators filmed her showing her dogs.   Susan M ... Read more ....

Akita found hanged from bridge

A SECOND dog has been found hanged – this time it was an Akita discovered dangling on a chain from a bridge.   A member of the public saw the stricken animal, who was sai ... Read more ....

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Obituaries

Rosie Lewis

THE SALUKI world is sadder and poorer for the loss of Rosie Lewis, one of its best known and most esteemed figures, who has died at the relatively young age of 72, writes Helen Graham. Quite simply Rosie was a one-off, an original, and she will be hugely missed ...
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Gwen Hartley

I WAS VERY sad to hear the news that Gwen Hartley of the Roanburn Rough Collies had died, writes Carole Smedley.    Gwen had a really bubbly personality and accepted her problems with grace to the end which came on July 18.   The Roanburn ke ...
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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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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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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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