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THE SCOTTISH Kennel Club general championship show takes place at the Royal Highland Showground on Saturday August 23 and Sunday August 24. First entry with CCs is £25 for non-members and £23 for members. First entry for non-CC breeds, NSC and... Read more ...


Leonberger breed record holder dies, aged eight

Leonberger breed record holder dies, aged eight

THE LEONBERGER CC record holder, Ch/Slo Ch Kwenobe Balfen Hullanta, has died at the age of eight, having been diagnosed with bone cancer seven months ago. Read more ...


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. 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. Read more ...

Man whose partner was killed by his dogs spared jail

A MAN whose dogs killed his pregnant partner has been spared jail after a judge said the tragedy would torment him for the rest of his life. Read more ...

Princess Royal to unveil Skye Terrier statue

THE PRINCESS Royal is to unveil a statue of two Skye Terriers as part of a celebration of this native breed in its native homeland later this month. Read more ...

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. 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 it extended to cover animal health. Read more ...

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

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 ...


Other News

Dutch KC brings in tough new rules on Bulldog breeding

Eukanuba to continue as principal Crufts sponsor

Around the Dog World - Bath

Eukanuba moves this year’s World Challenge to Amsterdam Winner Show

Owner refuses to put Clumber through vet check at Blackpool

KC to form editorial group to mastermind resurrection of Gazette

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 tacklin ... Read more ....

Dogs disqualified from ch show awards

SEVERAL dogs have been disqualified from awards they won at shows last year. In one case, it now means that a dog has lost its position as top dog in its breed for 2013.   Th ... Read more ....

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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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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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