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Around the Dog World - Bath

Around the Dog World - Bath

In Somerset at Bath championship dog show, the ATDW cameras captured all seven groups and filmed exclusive interviews with the show's biggest winners and judges. Read more ...


Eukanuba moves this year’s World Challenge to Amsterdam Winner Show

Eukanuba moves this year’s World Challenge to Amsterdam Winner Show

EUKANUBA has confirmed that the World Challenge (EWC) 2014 finals will be moving 4,500 miles from Florida to the Amsterdam Winner Show in the Netherlands in December. Read more ...


Owner refuses to put Clumber through vet check at Blackpool

THE OWNER of the only Clumber Spaniel at Blackpool ch show refused to accept the best of breed award because she did not want him to undergo the high-profile breed veterinary check. Read more ...

KC to form editorial group to mastermind resurrection of Gazette

THE KENNEL Club is to form an ‘editorial group’ to mastermind the resurrection of its former magazine. Read more ...

Twenty dogs die in Arizona kennel

TWENTY dogs have died at a boarding kennel in Arizona after an air conditioning unit failed. Read more ...

RSPCA vows to concentrate on welfare and rescue work

THE RSPCA is facing job cuts and major restructuring overhaul as it battles a drop in donations of £7m. The charity, which ‘only exists because of public donations’, is tackling a fall in financial support against a net cash outflow of £6.1m last... Read more ...

Dogs disqualified from ch show awards

SEVERAL dogs have been disqualified from awards they won at shows last year. In one case, it now means that a dog has lost its position as top dog in its breed for 2013. Read more ...

Crufts winner Ricky BIS in Terni, Italy

THE BEST in Show winner from Crufts 2014 and last year’s top dog, the Standard Poodle Ch Afterglow Maverick Sabre, went best in show at his first all-breeds show since March. Read more ...

FCI to investigate selling of foreign champion titles

THE Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) has announced it will be launching an investigation in to the selling of foreign champion titles at FCI shows. Read more ...

Sponsored dog walk cancelled after three dogs die of mystery illness

A SPONSORED walk in aid of Greyhounds has been cancelled after three dogs died from a mystery illness. Read more ...


Other News

KC to hold sports science seminar

A ‘CANINE sports science’ seminar is to be held at the Kennel Club building at Stoneleigh on November 8.   It will be led by professionals from the world of canine health, tr ... Read more ....

Blue Peter introduces new guide dog puppy Iggy to CBBC viewers

Fifty years since their first project together two great British institutions – Blue Peter and Guide Dogs – have teamed up to introduce a guide dog puppy to a whole new generation of ... 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 ...


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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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