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Field trialler warned for harsh handling

A FIELD trialler has been warned as to his future conduct and censured for harshly handling his English Springer. Read more ...


Battersea Dogs’ & Cats’ Home gets £125,000 from Postcode Lottery

Battersea Dogs’ & Cats’ Home gets £125,000 from Postcode Lottery

BATTERSEA Dogs & Cats Home has received its largest grant – £125,000 raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Read more ...


Contested case cost £67,000 but banned family fined only £750

MORE than £67,000 has been spent on prosecuting a family who kept 41 dogs and cats in their house – but they have been fined only £250 each. Read more ...

Four Paws accuses Romania of killing stray dogs illegally

AN INTERNATIONAL animal welfare group has made a legal complaint against an authority in Bucharest which is claims is killing stray dogs against the law. Read more ...

KC disappointed more dogs being used in experiments

THE KENNEL Club says it is disappointed that the number of dogs being used in scientific procedures has increased by 11 per cent. Read more ...

Petition raised against new Beagle breeding facility in Yorkshire

A 99,000-signature petition has been delivered to the Government in London protesting against plans for a Beagle breeding facility in Yorkshire. Read more ...

Grave of Red Arrows’ first mascot, Labrador Dusty, restored by school kids

THE LONG-forgotten grave of the Red Arrows’ first mascot, a Labrador called Dusty, has been transformed to mark the team’s 50th display season. Read more ...

Greyhounds take up residence in prison to help rehabilitate offenders

THREE retired racing Greyhounds have taken up residence at a prison in Cambridgeshire as part of a new programme aimed at teaching offenders valuable skills and responsibilities. Read more ...

P&O to review brachycephalic policy following Pug’s death

P&O FERRIES says it is to review its policy concerning its transportation of brachycephalic breeds following the death of a Pug during a 90-minute voyage from Calais to Dover. Read more ...

Field trialler disciplined by KC

A field trialler has been warned and censured for harshly handling his English Springer. Read more ...


Other News

World Show boasts 21,247 dogs

THE FÉDÉRATION Cynologique Internationale World Dog Show in Helsinki on August 8-10, organised by the Finnish Kennel Club, has drawn an entry of 21,247 dogs from 60 cou ... Read more ....

Man who tortured partner’s dogs freed due to his depression

A MAN who was secretly recorded torturing his partner’s three Chihuahuas has been freed after a judge heard he was suffering from depression at the time.    Anthony Schi ... Read more ....

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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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Viewpoint

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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