Latest News

Cynophobia classes ‘truly inspirational’, says mayoress

Cynophobia classes ‘truly inspirational’, says mayoress

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 ...


KC launches new pedigree breed health survey

KC launches new pedigree breed health survey

THE KENNEL Club is calling for the help and expertise of breed clubs as it prepares to launch a survey which it hopes will give the most wide-ranging insight into... Read more ...


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. Read more ...

Remember to send papers critiques for first two places, KC reminds judges

THE KENNEL Club is reminding judges of championship and open breed club shows that a written critique for first and second in each class must be submitted to at least one of the UK’s weekly dog papers. Read more ...

No misconduct ruling for police dog biting incident

NO ACTION is to be taken against a police dog handler after a ten-year-old boy was attacked by a police dog in his grandmother’s back garden. Read more ...

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. 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. Read more ...

Wimbledon champ saves runaway dog

DEFENDING Wimbledon champion Andy Murray saved the life of a runaway dog on his way to a recent practice session. Read more ...

Frisbee-catching competition dropped after safety concerns

DOGS did not compete in a frisbee-catching competition at Scruffs show in Cumbria on Sunday after fears for their safety led to it being dropped. Read more ...


Other News

Around the Dog World in July

Case collapses against Ridgeback exhibitor

Breeders asked to take part in EC survey into dogs sold ‘commercially’

RVC to open specialist clinic for brachycephalic breeds

Dog walkers encouraged to respond to ‘heavy-handed’ dog control orders

Animal cruelty convictions highest in North, says RSPCA

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 her, but she has not been se ... 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 sho ... Read more ....

Month


Year


Group

Breed

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 and her magnificent dogs make m ...
Read more ...

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 ...
Read more ...

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 ...
Read more ...

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 ...
Read more ...

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... 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 ...


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 poisoned while on his bench at National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society ch show, then words cannot express the contempt we feel for whoever committed the act which eventually killed him. &nbs... Read more ...


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 governing body’s new rules regarding the breeding of Bulldogs.   KC secretary Caroline Kisko says that the Dutch decisions were very similar to those already introduced in the UK. Are you s... Read more ...


Launch digital edition

Launch digital edition

News

News

dogworld tv

dogworld tv

mainsite