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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 ...


Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

Scottish Terriers steal Commonwealth limelight but Islamic leaders unhappy

MALAYSIAN politicians and religious leaders have attacked the use of Scottish Terriers during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony claiming it was disrespectful to Muslims. Read more ...


Vet banned over ‘extreme animal pornography’

A VET HAS been banned from practising after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a dog and a horse and being in possession of extreme animal pornography. 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

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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Obituaries

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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Viewpoint

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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