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More than 20 dogs die in fire at breeder’s bungalow

More than 20 dogs die in fire at breeder’s bungalow

TWENTY-two dogs – believed to be 21 Staffordshire Bull Terriers and a Miniature Bull Terrier – have died in a fire at a breeder and exhibitor’s home. Read more ...


Wire beats record for all-breed BIS wins

Wire beats record for all-breed BIS wins

THE RECORD for best in show wins at UK all-breeds championship shows was broken at Driffield last weekend when the Wire Fox Terrier Ch Travella Striking Steel won his nineteenth such award. Read more ...


Richmond defends show vet against health-check claims

Richmond defends show vet against health-check claims

RICHMOND Dog Show Society has defended its official vet after it was alleged he cut corners on one of the event’s high-profile breed health checks. Read more ...


Dogs injured in blaze at breeder’s home

Dogs injured in blaze at breeder’s home

FOURTEEN Bull Terriers and Miniature Bull Terriers are recovering after a fire destroyed kennel blocks at a breeder’s home. Read more ...


RSPCA calls for stronger enforcement of dog breeding as puppy farm concerns rise

THE NUMBER of calls to the RSPCA concerning puppy farms and puppy trafficking has increased by 33 per cent in the past year. Read more ...

London Guide Dog owners fearful of irresponsible cyclists, reveals survey

BLIND and partially-sighted people with guide dogs are scared of going out and about in London because of cyclists. Read more ...

Richmond bids farewell to JHA semi-finals

RICHMOND Championship show will host the Junior Handling Association semi-finals for the last time this weekend and the event is as usual being sponsored by DOG WORLD. Read more ...

Will robots rival Border Collies? Scientists discover algorithm for herding sheep

SCIENTISTS at the University of Swansea have discovered the algorithm for herding sheep which could rival the traditional Border Collie. Read more ...

Dogs for the Disabled awarded Assured Breeder status

Dogs for the Disabled has successfully passed the Kennel Club’s Assured Breeder assessment. Read more ...

New DNA test approved for Kooikerhondje and Entlebucher

THE KENNEL Club has approved three new official DNA testing schemes for two breeds. They are vWD type III and hereditary necrotising myelopathy in the Kooikerhondje and progressive rod-cone degeneration-progressive retinal atrophy in Entlebucher... Read more ...


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Pat Gill

I AM sad to report the death on September 3 of Pat Gill who, with her husband of more than 60 years, Eric, had the Crossgreen kennel of Labradors and working Cocker Spaniels as well as Pointers in years gone by, writes David Craig.      Pat’s i ...
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Rosemary Ayris

IT IS with a sad heart that I report the death of Rosemary Ayris of the Ibstock Papillons, writes DOG WORLD’s breed note writer Irene Robb. I last saw Rosemary at Blackpool ch show, when my son Glenn and I met her as we were entering the show. We asked if we cou ...
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Pat Gill

I WAS so sorry to hear of the death of Pat Gill of Labrador fame, although it was not unexpected as she had been fighting that terrible disease, cancer, for many months, writes Liz Stannard.    When she was diagnosed and told how long she would prob ...
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Karen Nagaty

I HAVE no doubt that everyone will be deeply saddened to learn that on Wednesday of last week Karen Nagaty lost her brave battle with cancer, writes Hilary Tye. To her husband Ramsey and both their families I send my condolences; her death will leave a great gap ...
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Tracking Line Special: HM Prison Service 44th National Dog Trials 2014 by Wendy Beasley

Tracking Line Special: HM Prison Service 44th National Dog Trials 2014 by Wendy Beasley

We have just returned from a great day out watching the Prison Service Dog Trials, and alt...

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Watch Oliver from big-ring debut to record-breaker

dogworld.tv have been there to watch Oliver taking groups and Best in Shows since winning ...

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The story of Major Tom - podcast

Victoria Melody talks to us about Major Tom which she is performing this week at the Batte...

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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

WE ARE quite sure that all our readers will share the same feelings following the fire at ...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

THE LETTER from Gillian Taylor which originally appeared on Facebook on the Exhibitors’ Ch...

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