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‘Fighting’ dog left tied to a goalpost

‘Fighting’ dog left tied to a goalpost

A DOG with bleeding facial cuts and puncture wounds all over his body has been found tied to a football frame in the Nechells district of Birmingham. Read more ...


Missing Saluki

Missing Saluki

A SALUKI bitch is still missing after running off during a walk in the Cross in Hand area of East Sussex two weeks ago. It is understood that a man found... Read more ...


Beagle first in breed to gain JW, ShCM and AW

Susan Arden’s Beagle Barterhound Rosebud at Madika (Emma) has become the first and only of her breed to gain her agility and junior warrants and show certificate of merit. And to show just how talented she is, Emma has also passed her Kennel Club... Read more ...

Trio of rescue dogs achieve their KC Good Citizen golds

A woman who turned around the lives of three troubled rescue dogs is celebrating the fact that they have all passed the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme’s (GCDTS) gold award. Read more ...

Club fears for show following KC error

A GUNDOG club says it could lose in the region of £3,000 takings from its show after a Kennel Club error led to two sets of CCs for Labradors being issued for events on the same day. Read more ...

Brachycephaly clinic to open at RVC

A SPECIALIST clinic for brachycephalic breeds is to open on Tuesday at the Royal Veterinary College’s Queen Mother Hospital in Hertfordshire. Read more ...

Blackpool championship show 2014: Only Spitz allowed

At Blackpool championship show Ernie Patterson awarded BIS to Dale Francis and Gary Pearce’s German Spitz Klein Ch Longsdale Jen You Win... Read more ...

Injured dog left tied to football frame may have been used for fighting

A STAFFORDSHIRE Bull Terrier cross with bleeding facial cuts and puncture wounds all over his body has been found tied to a football frame in the Nechells district of Birmingham. He was spotted by a member of the public who called the RSPCA. Read more ...

North of England comes top in RSPCA’s cruelty table

THE HIGHEST number of people convicted of animal cruelty in 2013 were from the North, with Yorkshire and the North East taking half of the top ten positions in the RSPCA’s table. Read more ...

Don’t leave your dogs in hot cars, warn KC and dog charities

AS THE hottest part of the summer approaches and with the show season at its height the Kennel Club is renewing calls to owners never to leave dogs unattended in a car. Read more ...


Other News

Dog lovers and celebrities Unite for Guide Dogs

Thousands of dogs and their owners mingled with celebrities to take part in Dogs Unite, possibly London’s biggest dog walk, which took place in the Olympic Park on Saturday.   ... Read more ....

Gentle giant Obi receives excellence award for work during London riots

THE REMARKABLE actions of Metropolitan Police dogs and horses who safeguarded life and property during the London riots in 2011 were honoured on Tuesday with the inaugural presentati ... Read more ....

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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 Hambleton for over 40 yea ...
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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 than four weeks ago le ...
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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 about Pat, my overwhel ...
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Charlie Anderson

I AM sorry to report the death of Charlie Anderson of the Jeabor Old English Sheepdogs at the age of 84, writes Barrie M Croft, vice-president of the North Eastern Old English Sheepdog Club. Yet again the OES world has to say a final goodbye to one of its senior exhibitor/judges. ...
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Features

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

Summer fun for Hungarian Pumis

View the photo gallery here >> Enthusiasts and members of the proposed Hungarian Pumi club gathered last Sunday in Sutton-under-Brailes, Banbury, in Warwickshire for a grooming and fun day. Although on the imported register, the breed does not yet have a Kennel Club breed Standard (see in the D... Read more ...


Welcome to Split – four summer night shows with something extra

This year’s Split shows will take place on July 24-27 and it would appear that more British exhibitors will be attending than ever before. The shows have now become one of the most popular events on the European circuit, two international and two national shows being held where jud... Read more ...


Talking Dogs - Raw feeding expert Nikki Brown

In this week's podcast we hear from dog nutritionist and raw feeding advocate Nikki Brown. ... Read more ...


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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

WE SUSPECT that many of our readers will know only too well the temptation, given today’s ‘instant’ social media, to write the first thing that comes into their head, without giving a moment’s serious thought to the possible consequences.   It’s so easy to make comments that ... Read more ...


In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I’M SURE that there will be plenty in this week’s paper about whether or not the Scottish Kennel Club was right to withdraw an appointment from a German Shepherd judge who made some comments of a closed Facebook group regarding her attitude to longcoats.   I don’t want to g... Read more ...


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