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‘What do you think of us?’ KC asks dog community

‘What do you think of us?’ KC asks dog community

THE KENNEL Club has commissioned a research project to find out what the ‘dog community’ thinks of it. Read more ...


Tricky Ricky wins World Challenge

Tricky Ricky wins World Challenge

THE AFFENPINSCHER from Indonesia who won the Fédération Cynologique Internationale World Show at Helsinki topped the eighth Eukanuba World Challenge last Saturday evening. Read more ...


Dog Advisory Council ‘disappointed and surprised’ by Government apathy

Dog Advisory Council ‘disappointed and surprised’ by Government apathy

DURING its four-year tenure the Dog Advisory Council (DAC) has made progress towards resolving some of the most serious health and welfare challenges, said its chairman Sheila Crispin this week. Read more ...


Watch LKA 2014 - Best in Show

Watch LKA 2014 - Best in Show

Will a year like this ever been seen again? At the last show in 2014 Oliver the Wire Fox Terrier, Ch Travella Striking Steel did exactly as he did at the first, he won Best in Show taking his tally for 2014 alone to 13. Read more ...


Alaskan Malamute exhibitor given five-year KC ban after incident at open show

THE KENNEL Club has banned an Alaskan Malamute exhibitor for five years after he was convicted earlier in the summer of assaulting two women at a dog show. Read more ...

Pooch & Mutt win ‘Made in Britain’ small business award

DOG FOOD business, Pooch & Mutt has scooped a national award. It won the ‘Made In Britain’ category at the recent SMARTA 100 awards. These awards are the UK’s largest awards dedicated to championing smart, inspiring, resourceful small business. Read more ...

Vulnerable breeds competition to be launched in 2015

THE KENNEL Club is launching a new competition for dog show exhibitors who show vulnerable British and Irish breeds, to raise awareness of these breeds and to recognise those who are dedicated to their survival and prosperity. Read more ...

War dogs remembered at Ypres

Molly the black Labrador once again travelled to Belgium on November 11 to take part in the annual Poppy Parade at the Menin Gate on behalf of new Sussex-based charity War Dogs Remembered. Read more ...

KC discusses three new proposals to boost popularity of dog shows

FOLLOWING last week’s announcement by the Kennel Club of a two-year suspension of AV stakes classes and the ‘unbeaten dog’ regulations, more proposals have been revealed by the organisation to boost the popularity... Read more ...

Animal Welfare Minister welcomes KC ‘Dog’s Life’ manifesto at Discover Dogs

ANIMAL Welfare Minister, Lord de Mauley and Angela Smith MP, Shadow Minister for Animal Welfare, were guest speakers at the Kennel Club’s launch of its ‘Dog’s Life’ manifesto on Saturday at Discover Dogs. Read more ...


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Barbara Holland

ONCE again I have to report the death of one of our Airedale Terrier fraternity. Barbara Holland died on Friday of last week at the age of 91, writes Mary Swash.   Barbara and husband John were married in 1944 and soon after acquired their first Aireda ...
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Minka Crucq

I WAS sad to learn of the death on November 20 of my friend Minka Crucq from Holland whose Half House Border Terriers and Welsh Springers were highly influential in several European countries, writes Anne Roslin-Williams.    The foundation of her Bord ...
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Douglas Wilkinson

THERE WAS a real feeling of sadness and loss on hearing Douglas Gordon Wilkinson had died, writes Peter Newman.   Very much his own man and certainly a character, Dougie will be very much missed. He was extremely kind and if one wanted something he alway ...
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Miriam Butcher

IT WAS with great sadness that I received the news of Miriam Butcher’s death on Saturday after her short stay in hospital, writes Chris Seidler, chairman of the Poodle Club.   Only two years ago the Poodle Club celebrated Miriam and Norman’s 50 consecuti ...
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Features

From The Archive by Simon Parsons

From The Archive by Simon Parsons

AN ENGLISHMAN’S DOG is as closely allied to him as his “local”, so it isn’t surprising tha...

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THE ALASKAN MALAMUTE CLUB OF THE UK – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS by Mike John

It was just five years after the arrival of the first Alaskan Malamutes in the UK, that th...

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Discover Dogs - report by Danni Medhurst

THE CLOCKS have gone back, the dark, early evenings are already upon us and the event cale...

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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

COMPULSORY microchipping has for so long been suggested by so many groups as a sort of pan...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I HAVE no doubt contributed to the felling on countless trees in Norway after having print...

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