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Crufts winner Ricky BIS in Terni, Italy

Crufts winner Ricky BIS in Terni, Italy

THE BEST in Show winner from Crufts 2014 and last year’s top dog, the Standard Poodle Ch Afterglow Maverick Sabre, went best in show at his first all-breeds show since March. Read more ...


FCI to investigate selling of foreign champion titles

THE Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) has announced it will be launching an investigation in to the selling of foreign champion titles at FCI shows. Read more ...


Sponsored dog walk cancelled after three dogs die of mystery illness

A SPONSORED walk in aid of Greyhounds has been cancelled after three dogs died from a mystery illness. Read more ...

Two Labradors die of suspected poisoning

Two Labradors have died after allegedly being poisoned in the owners’ own back garden. Read more ...

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 ...


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Owner refuses to have Clumber Spaniel vet-checked

RSPCA vows to concentrate on welfare and rescue work

Cynophobia classes ‘truly inspirational’, says mayoress

AKC speaks out after criticism from former KC chairman

THE AMERICAN Kennel Club (AKC) has defended itself against criticism from former Kennel Club chairman Ronnie Irving who, writing in American magazine Dog News, called it complacent. ... Read more ....

Better picture of health aim of Toller survey

THE NOVA Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of UK has launched a breed survey aimed at getting a better picture of the breed’s health.   It can be completed by anyone who o ... 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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