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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. Read more ...


Protest in Cyprus after puppy thrown in rubbish crusher

HUNDREDS of people in a Cypriot resort have taken to the streets in protest after a stray puppy died after being thrown into a rubbish crusher by hotel workers. Read more ...


Animal abuse may be first sign of domestic violence, warns Dogs Trust’s Freedom Project

AS DOGS Trust‘s Freedom Project marks its tenth anniversary and fosters its 1,200th dog, the charity is once again highlighting the link between violence towards partners and violence towards animals. Read more ...

Navy commander lays wreath at statue of war hero St Bernard

In the middle of a whirlwind round of activity during the visit of HMS Montrose to her namesake port, the commanding officer, Commander James Parkin, found time to visit the statue of Sea Dog Bamse, the famous St Bernard who became a second world war Read more ...

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

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 ...


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Stronger action needed over ‘undesirable’ colours, say clubs after KC issues warning

THE KENNEL Club is trying to tackle increasing concerns about the ‘undesirable’ colours emerging in some breeds.   It has issued a warning to puppy buyers on its website tell ... Read more ....

Trainee police dog ruled as pit bull cross put to sleep

A TRAINEE police dog who was returned to the Somerset rescue centre from which he came after he was ruled to be a banned breed has been put to sleep.   Tyson was adopted by A ... 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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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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