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Owner warns of pesticide dangers after Spanish Water Dog death

Owner warns of pesticide dangers after Spanish Water Dog death

A SPANISH Water Dog has died following a long illness which started when he ate what it is believed were slug pellets. Read more ...


Leeds to decide on show’s future

Leeds to decide on show’s future

LEEDS ch show committee will be making decisions about the event’s future at a meeting to be held in a month’s time. This year, management of the show passed from Harewood House Estate to the canine association, which made it suddenly... Read more ...


The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

The truth about Sunny’s death will never be known

IT WILL never be known exactly what killed the Australian Shepherd Ch Allmark Indecent Proposal (Sunny) who died after attending National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society ch show. Read more ...


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 countries. 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. 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 ...


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

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KC to take over draws for retriever field trials in Scotland

Swinton Park to host KC Hunt, Point, Retrieve Championship in November

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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 princi ... 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.   In future, if dogs and bitches cannot pass a f ... 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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