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AKC invite teams to Obedience Classic in Florida

THE AMERICAN Kennel Club (AKC) has invited the Kennel Club – along with other countries allied to the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) – to send an obedience team to its two-day Obedience Classic event in Orlando, Florida, in December. Read more ...


Duck Toller club launches health survey

Duck Toller club launches health 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 ...


Holby City actor adopts mischievous Honey

ACTOR Jules Knight who plays Doctor Harry Tressler in Holby City has joined a long list of TV personalities who have adopted an animal from Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home – including Amanda Mealing and Paul O’Grady who have guest-starred in the... Read more ...

Latest breed-specific changes to Assured Breeder Scheme

THE KENNEL Club has announced the latest changes to its Assured Breeder Scheme (ABS), which have been introduced following consultation with breed clubs and councils. Read more ...

Border Union championship show 2014: Best in show

IT’S BEEN 15 years since I last visited Border Union and I remember the cattle gates marking out the rings, the laid back atmosphere, the weather and the beautiful... Read more ...

Shetland Sheepdog takes CC record and BIS at Three Counties

IN A remarkable double, the Shetland Sheepdog Ch Edglonian Singin The Blues not only took the breed’s challenge certificate record at... Read more ...

Two more clubs resign from Dobermann breed council

ANOTHER two clubs have resigned from the Dobermann breed council, leaving only four of the existing ten on board. Read more ...

Campaigners say cutting police dogs ‘short-sighted’

THE NUMBER of police dogs has been cut considerably over the past five years as a result of Government spending curbs, it is understood. Read more ...

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

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


Other News

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. Mrs ... Read more ....

Stafford Busby, a pioneer for his breed, dies at 11

THE FIRST male Staffordshire Bull Terrier to qualified CDex and UDex in working trials has died at the age of 11.   Beraka Hurricane of Copyhold (Busby) was also the first ... 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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