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Labrador transforms autistic boy’s life

Labrador transforms autistic boy’s life

A BOND formed with a Labrador has changed the life of a ten-year-old boy with autism. The partnership began a year ago when Jacob Steady’s mother Christine began looking for help for her son, who was having difficulties socialising and... Read more ...


Obreedience competitors to showcase at CLA Game Fair

Obreedience competitors to showcase at CLA Game Fair

THREE breed teams made up of Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Tibetan Terriers and Pembroke Corgis will provide a display of ‘obreedience’ at the CLA Game Fair at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, next weekend. Read more ...


Dutch KC brings in tough new rules on 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 ...

Eukanuba to continue as principal Crufts sponsor

P&G PET Care, whose brands include Eukanuba and Iams, has signed a three-year contract with the Kennel Club which will ‘renew and expand their partnership’. Read more ...

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 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 ...


Other News

Hungarian Pumi may lose Windsor award as there is no KC breed Standard

Best imported register on the third day of Windsor was awarded to a Hungarian Pumi puppy, Pumidoro Splinter of Longsdyle, owned by Austin and Ann Long-Doyle from the Republic of Irel ... Read more ....

Jail for man caught on camera torturing partner’s Chihuahuas

A MAN has been jailed after he was filmed torturing his partner’s Chihuahuas.   While doing so he broke the jaw of one of the dogs, a court heard.   Anthony Schiller, ... 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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