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‘You can never hurt anyone again’, says sister, after puppy farmer jailed for life

‘You can never hurt anyone again’, says sister, after puppy farmer jailed for life

PUPPY farmer John Lowe has been jailed for 25 years for shooting dead mother and daughter Christine and Lucy Lee. Read more ...



KC chairman ‘surprised’ by lack of response to new legacy fund

KC chairman ‘surprised’ by lack of response to new legacy fund

THERE has been little response to the Kennel Club’s request for suggestions of land which could be developed into dog activity centres or for projects which could be paid for by the new legacy fund. Read more ...


KC dismisses complaints about judging at Southern Counties

A COMPLAINT about the judging of Shetland Sheepdogs at Southern Counties ch show has been dismissed by the Kennel Club. Read more ...


Stafford survives crossbow bolt being shot into head

Stafford survives crossbow bolt being shot into head

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier has been found with a crossbow bolt through his head. The weapon narrowly missed his brain and eyes. Read more ...


Roadworks warning to SWKA exhibitors

SOUTH Wales Kennel Association is warning those planning to attend the championship show, which starts on Friday, that there are roadworks in Builth Wells, with three-way traffic lights in operation. Read more ...

Date set for Carl Johnson’s funeral

CARL Johnson’s funeral will be on Monday October 20 at 12.30 at Grantham Crematorium, Harrowby Road, Grantham NG31 9DT, and afterwards Di would welcome as many friends as possible at the Urban Hotel... Read more ...

KC terminates agreement with City of London

THE KENNEL Club has terminated an agreement on responsible dog walking it has had for three years with the City of London Corporation. This follows the Corporation’s decision to introduce a year-round ban on dogs being walked off lead in... Read more ...

Dogs take centre stage in pioneering cancer trial

MEDICAL Detection Dogs has been given permission to launch the world’s first breast cancer detection trial. The charity, which recently won the support of the Duchess of Cornwall, has spent the past 18 months preparing an application to the... Read more ...

Glen of Imaals needed for health survey

OWNERS of Glen of Imaal Terriers are being asked to take part in a health survey. It is being conducted by the Glen of Imaal Terrier Enthusiasts and Fanciers Club and the Glen of Imaal Terrier Association, which are aiming to collect... Read more ...

Judges chosen for Eukanuba World Challenge

THE JUDGES at this year’s Eukanuba World Challenge final have been named as Damir Skok, from Croatia; Leif-Herman Wilberg, Norway; Aramis Lim, Australia; and Ronnie Irving, UK. The overall winner will be chosen by Jorgen Hindse, Denmark... Read more ...


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Mike Harris

MIKE Harris of the Mybern Rough Collies has died, writes Carole Smedley. His small kennel near Huddersfield was founded by he and his wife Bernice, and they started out with two foundation bitches, Melzars Moonshadow and Miss Wanda. They bred these to produce so ...
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Carl Johnson

I AM afraid it is another one of those weeks when news outside of the ring makes the news inside it seem very insignificant, writes Tim Hutchings. When we were at the Trent Boxer Club show we were all terribly sad to hear that Carl Johnson had died in the early ...
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Rita Price-Jones

ELEGANT with proud carriage are words that could have been used to describe Rita Price-Jones just as much as they do her chosen breed the Poodle, writes Mhairi Aikman. Many will be sad to learn of her death just short of her 99th birthday.   As she was an inf ...
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Arnold Hempstead

AS ARNOLD Hempstead’s daughter, my love of dogs was instilled in me by my father, who sadly died from cancer recently at the age of 77, writes Judy Hempstead.    Dad was a dog man through and through – a real character who bred, showed and judged Co ...
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Talking Dogs - Clarissa Baldwin

Talking Dogs - Clarissa Baldwin

Clarissa Baldwin talks to DOG WORLD'S Chrissy Smith about being involved in the charity DO...

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Forward planning is the key - How to help your dog through fireworks season by Nick Honor

If you have dogs, you will surely have an opinion on Fireworks, but love them or hate them...

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Sighthounds in the show ring: are they really fit for function? By Ronnie Heap

The general conclusion I have come to is no. There may be exceptions within some breeds an...

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This week's Dog World Comment

FOR ANYONE who has been around the show scene for a few decades, one change in attitude ha...

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Tracking lines special by Wendy Beasley - History made at the KC Working Trial Championships

Tracking lines special by Wendy Beasley - History made at the KC Working Trial Championships

History was made at the Kennel Club Championships this year with a single dog and handler ...

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