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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 ...


Around the Dog World in July

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. Read more ...

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

BREEDERS, owners, trainers, dealers and vets throughout Europe are being asked to take part in a survey on the welfare of dogs and cats involved in commercial practices. Read more ...

RVC to open specialist clinic for brachycephalic breeds

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

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

THE KENNEL Club is urging dog owners in South Buckinghamshire and the Slough area to have their say on what it says are overly restrictive and heavy-handed dog control orders being proposed by the City of London Corporation. Read more ...

Animal cruelty convictions highest in North, says RSPCA

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 ...

‘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

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 ...


Other News

KC launches 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 dog breed health to date.   ... 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.   It is believed that Sheryl Schultis of the inte ... Read more ....

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Obituaries

Rosie Lewis

THE SALUKI world is sadder and poorer for the loss of Rosie Lewis, one of its best known and most esteemed figures, who has died at the relatively young age of 72, writes Helen Graham. Quite simply Rosie was a one-off, an original, and she will be hugely missed ...
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Gwen Hartley

I WAS VERY sad to hear the news that Gwen Hartley of the Roanburn Rough Collies had died, writes Carole Smedley.    Gwen had a really bubbly personality and accepted her problems with grace to the end which came on July 18.   The Roanburn ke ...
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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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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

IT IS SAD that in spite of various tweaks down the years, the breeders competition has nev...

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In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

In the Dog House by Simon Parsons

Let’s look back 40 years to the winners at the Houndshow and National Gundog from 1974. Th...

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