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Mayoress of Brentwood presents awards to new cynophobia assistance dogs

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

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 ...


KC to hold sports science seminar

A ‘CANINE sports science’ seminar is to be held at the Kennel Club building at Stoneleigh on November 8. Read more ...

Blue Peter introduces new guide dog puppy Iggy to CBBC viewers

Fifty years since their first project together two great British institutions – Blue Peter and Guide Dogs – have teamed up to introduce a guide dog puppy to a whole new generation of fans of the children’s TV show. Read more ...

Watch Windsor 2014 online now!

dogworld.tv filmed all the groups and best in show at Windsor where Swedish judge Renee Sporee-Willes judged six of the seven groups plus best in show. Watch it all, only on dogworld.tv. Read more ...

Owner refuses to have Clumber Spaniel vet-checked

THE OWNER of the only Clumber Spaniel at Blackpool ch show refused to accept the best of breed award because she did not want him to undergo the high-profile breed veterinary check. Read more ...

RSPCA vows to concentrate on welfare and rescue work

THE RSPCA has vowed to make its animal rescue work a priority despite budget cuts caused by rising costs and a fall in legacy income. Read more ...

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

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 ...


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Around the Dog World in July

THE NEXT Around the Dog World premiering on Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) on Wednesday at 10pm was filmed in the Three Shires Field on the outskirts of the beautiful city of Bath. ... Read more ....

Case collapses against Ridgeback exhibitor

A COURT case against a Rhodesian Ridgeback breeder and exhibitor has collapsed due to a bureaucratic bungle.   Deborah Fuller (Nyuki), 55, and Phil Sheldrake, 59, had pleaded ... 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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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 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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