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Crossbow misses Stafford’s brain ‘by millimetres’

Crossbow misses Stafford’s brain ‘by millimetres’

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier has been found with a crossbow bolt through his head. The weapon narrowly missed his brain and eyes. Read more ...


KC member jailed for rape and gross indecency

KC member jailed for rape and gross indecency

A KENNEL Club member has been jailed for eight years for sex offences committed nearly 40 years ago. Read more ...


Residents stage public meeting after second American Bulldog attack

POLICE, local councillors and residents have staged a public meeting after two people and a dog were attacked by American Bulldogs. Read more ...


Irresponsible dog owners face ‘tough action’ from new law

Irresponsible dog owners face ‘tough action’ from new law

NEW powers have been introduced which allow councils and the police to tackle nuisance dogs and irresponsible owners. Read more ...


Fire struck dogs’ home warns of bogus house-to-house collections

MANCHESTER Dogs' Home has issued a warning over fraudulent house-to-house callers who say they are collecting for the charity in the aftermath of the fire. Read more ...


Gun went off accidentally, man tells murder trial

Gun went off accidentally, man tells murder trial

A MAN accused of shooting dead a woman and her daughter has told a court it was ‘a terrible accident’. Read more ...


Bart the Alaskan Malamute record

Also at Richmond, Sue Ellis homebred Alaskan Malamute Ch Chayo My Prerogative (Bart) - by Am/Int/Bel/Ger/Dutch Ch Sno Quests Limited Edition ex Ch Chayo Better Than Chocolate – became the new breed record from her other dog, Ch Chayo All Eyes On Read more ...

Richmond hosts its last JHA semis

A CAKE was presented to Richmond championship show by the Junior Handling Association and the JHA’s sponsor Dog World to say thank you to the society for hosting the semi-final competition for the past 37 years. Read more ...

KC queries effectiveness of changes to Pet Travel Scheme

THE KENNEL Club has welcomed DEFRA’s proposed changes to the pet travel scheme but is still concerned about their long-term effectiveness. Read more ...

Shannon and James tie the knot after seven years

After almost seven years together, Shannon Thomas and James Sage have married at Caswell House in Oxfordshire. Shannon breeds and shows Shetland Sheepdogs and has been taking part in the show world since she was five years old. Read more ...

Dog Tasered by police during owner’s arrest

A DOG was Tasered by police officers who were attacked as they made an arrest in a crowded street. Officers say they were set upon by the animal, believed to be a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross, as they tried to apprehend a man in Stratford... Read more ...

Irish Setters take a Devonshire walk for breed rescue

In glorious weather the fifth annual walk in aid of Irish Setter Breeders Club Rescue took place from Spitchwick Manor, Devon, the home of Patrick and Jane Simpson. Read more ...


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Carl Johnson

I AM afraid it is another one of those weeks when news outside of the ring makes the news inside it seem very insignificant, writes Tim Hutchings. When we were at the Trent Boxer Club show we were all terribly sad to hear that Carl Johnson had died in the early ...
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Rita Price-Jones

ELEGANT with proud carriage are words that could have been used to describe Rita Price-Jones just as much as they do her chosen breed the Poodle, writes Mhairi Aikman. Many will be sad to learn of her death just short of her 99th birthday.   As she was an inf ...
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Arnold Hempstead

AS ARNOLD Hempstead’s daughter, my love of dogs was instilled in me by my father, who sadly died from cancer recently at the age of 77, writes Judy Hempstead.    Dad was a dog man through and through – a real character who bred, showed and judged Co ...
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Judy Vos

I WAS very sad to hear of the death of Judy Vos of the Clan-Abby Border Collies, writes Sue Chaytor of the Dajarra Border Collies in New Zealand.    Judy was instrumental in the development of the Border Collie in the show ring here in New Zealand m ...
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Features

Forward planning is the key - How to help your dog through fireworks season by Nick Honor

Forward planning is the key - How to help your dog through fireworks season by Nick Honor

If you have dogs, you will surely have an opinion on Fireworks, but love them or hate them...

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Sighthounds in the show ring: are they really fit for function? By Ronnie Heap

The general conclusion I have come to is no. There may be exceptions within some breeds an...

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Around the Dog World - City of Birmingham 2014

On this month’s programme you can watch highlights of all seven groups and Derek Smith’s j...

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This week's Dog World Comment

This week's Dog World Comment

WE HOPE the Kennel Club quickly sorts out the muddle regarding the changes to the French B...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

I PROMISED to say more about the concept of ‘head breeds’, something which has always rath...

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