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Exhibitors and dogs escape injury in high winds car accident

A couple of Papillon exhibitors from Bedfordshire who were enjoying their first trip away in their brand new caravan to visit two general championship shows, have been left unscathed after being involved in a serious road accident. Read more ...


More consistency needed by local authorities to tackle welfare issues, says dog rescue group

A DOG rescue group is calling for local authorities to adopt a consistent approach towards dealing with strays and is urging them to be more proactive in tackling irresponsible breeding and ownership. Read more ...


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 Ireland. 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. Read more ...

Mayoress of Brentwood presents awards to new cynophobia assistance dogs

THE MAYORESS of Brentwood Cllr Victoria Davis visited Essex Dog Training Centre recently to present awards to handlers and their dogs who have passed a 28-point assessment to achieve the title of ‘cynophobia assistance dog and handler’. Read more ...

Missing Elkhound

Eight-year-old Norwegian Elkhound male Ravenstone Toast Master is still missing after disappearing from Nicola Cree’s garden in Hurlford near Kilmarnock on June 22. Bragi is tattooed. Phone 07736 587435. Read more ...

KC to hold sports science seminar

A ‘CANINE sports science’ seminar is to be held at the Kennel Club building at Stoneleigh on November 8. Read more ...

Blue Peter introduces new guide dog puppy Iggy to CBBC viewers

Fifty years since their first project together two great British institutions – Blue Peter and Guide Dogs – have teamed up to introduce a guide dog puppy to a whole new generation of fans of the children’s TV show. Read more ...

Watch Windsor 2014 online now!

dogworld.tv filmed all the groups and best in show at Windsor where Swedish judge Renee Sporee-Willes judged six of the seven groups plus best in show. Watch it all, only on dogworld.tv. Read more ...

Owner refuses to have Clumber Spaniel vet-checked

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 ...


Other News

Changes made to C regulations

AMENDMENTS to the Kennel Club’s ‘C’ regulations have been approved by its General Committee and will come into effect on January 1. The changes are shown below underlined: &nbs ... Read more ....

Atisha Tibetan Terriers put up for adoption

ALL the dogs seized from a prominent Tibetan Terrier breeder and exhibitor in the US have been put up for adoption.   It is believed that Sheryl Schultis of the international ... 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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Viewpoint

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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