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New team to look at animal heath in Wales

A SPECIALIST team has been formed to develop and introduce an animal health and welfare framework for Wales. Read more ...


Leading stud dog Sh Ch Asquanne Gillespie dies

Leading stud dog Sh Ch Asquanne Gillespie dies

THE COCKER Spaniel Sh Ch Asquanne Gillespie has died at the age of 14. Read more ...


Entries close for...

Entries close for... Leeds, Paignton and Bournemouth Read more ...

Shih Tzu exhibitors unhappy with judge at Southern Counties

THE SHIH Tzu judge caused a stir at Southern Counties, leading to critical comments about him being lodged with secretary Angela Cavill. Read more ...

Women jailed for a year after hungry dog kills pensioner in garden

TWO WOMEN who admitted allowing a dog to maul to death a 79-year-old man in his garden have been jailed for a year. Read more ...

Walking in footsteps of their Roman ancestors – Mastino in the Square

MAY 31 WAS an historic day for the Neapolitan Mastiff in the UK as dogs and their owners undertook two walks simultaneously in the Roman cities of Bath and York. Read more ...

KC apologises for Stud Book errors

THE KENNEL Club has apologised for its ‘poor service’ after it made several mistakes or omissions in the latest Stud Book. Read more ...

Vets advised to keep old antivenom until supplies resume

ANTIVENOM used to treat dogs who suffer snake bites is said to be in short supply, and vets are being urged to keep out-of-date stock in case of emergency. Read more ...

Beagle breeding centre: firm’s appeal to planners

ANTI-vivisection groups are calling on planning inspectors to reject an appeal to build a new facility to breed and supply Beagles to the research industry. Read more ...

Surprise party for Norma’s 80th

Members of the East of England Afghan Hound Club held a surprise party for Norma Hitch (Zendushkas) to celebrate her 80th birthday at the club’s back- to-back open show recently. Read more ...


Other News

Exhibitors complain that Sheltie judge did not follow British Standard

EXHIBITORS have filed an official complaint to the Kennel Club about the judging of Shetland Sheepdogs at Southern Counties ch show.   Finnish judge Kari Järvinen incensed some com ... Read more ....

KC chairman discusses democracy and role of General Committee

ENSURING that everyone with an interest in dogs has a chance to influence the Kennel Club is a topic discussed by chairman Steve Dean in this month’s Kennel Club Journal. &n ... Read more ....

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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 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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