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More hunting prosecutions but fewer convictions: campaigners annoyed

LEGAL action was taken against more people suspected of hunting with dogs than in any other year since the ban came into force ten years ago. But, only half of those legal actions resulted in convictions. Read more ...


Sun, sea and sand for the dogs raising money for charity

Sun, sea and sand for the dogs raising money for charity

More than 40 dogs from all over the UK gathered on Mothecombe Beach in Devon on Saturday for a sponsored walk in aid of the charity K9 Search Dogs. Read more ...


Animal experiments on rise, reveals Home Office

THE LATEST statistics from the Home Office regarding the number of experiments started on animals in Great Britain during 2013 have revealed an increase of 11 per cent in the number of dogs used compared to the previous year. Read more ...

KC to take over draws for retriever field trials in Scotland

DRAWS for retriever field trials for Scottish-based societies will take place at the Kennel Club from now on. Read more ...

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

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 ...


Other News

KC gallery opens King Charles and Cavalier show

THE KENNEL Club Art Gallery is opening a new exhibition on Monday featuring the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and King Charles Spaniel.   Visitors will be able to view more t ... Read more ....

BVA shares Government concerns over lack of new antimicrobial drugs

THE BRITISH Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of a review into why so few antimicrobial drugs have been introduced in recent years but wants ... Read more ....

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Obituaries

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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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 th ...
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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 ab ...
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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

IF IT IS proved that the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) was pois...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I SEE Sheila Atter has raised the subject of the Kennel Club’s reaction to the Dutch gover...

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