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Mortlake memories by Simon Parsons Once again I’m grateful to readers who have helped me identify many of the personalities from the photo I used a couple of weeks ago, obviously from some sort of dog training group and, judging by the fashions, from the immediate post-war area.
Not seriously considered by Simon Parsons THANKS to well known Bouvier exhibitor Fiona Lambert for sending me what she describes as a ‘rant’ regarding something which many of the numerically small breeds have to deal with at shows.
A Pug specialty then the AKC National by Andrew Brace THE PUG Club of South Florida had invited me to judge its specialty on the Friday, which was the day devoted to breed specialties at the Orange County Convention Centre.
Six dogs and some novice owners By Sheila Atter If you are like me it’s about nine o’clock in the evening before you actually sit down and watch any television, so programmes that are screened earlier tend to pass you by.
Good intentions are not enough by Jessica Holm Firstly, let me take this opportunity to say a very happy new year to you all. I want to write this month, about one of the scariest programmes I have seen recently on TV.
A late-life change of career for Indi by Wendy Beasley The Yorkshire Working Trials Society’s Christmas championship TD trial went ahead in surprisingly clement weather. Starting the day after Boxing Day and running until New Year’s Eve it is often subject to the bleakest of weather, and such was the...
GB takes on the rest of Europe by Matt Hammersley Here’s hoping everyone had a great Christmas and so far the new year’s resolutions are holding up, you had lots of time to get out with your dogs and enjoy the mild weather.
Winning the Novice Stakes at Olympia by Becca Middleton Marc Saunders, the judge of the agility events at Olympia 2014 wrote a brief summary of the Kennel Club Olympia Novice Agility Stakes final from his perspective.
A breed Standard with every registration? by Jane Lilley It has just been pointed out, and in fact something I commented on well over 20 years ago in fact, that quite a fair percentage of owners – and indeed possibly some breeders – have never even seen a copy of their own particular breed’s Standard.
Coursing winners In the Slips by Nick Waters This week I feature another of the ever popular photogravures from the sumptuously produced portfolios of plates after original paintings by Maud Earl that were published in the early years of the 20th century in editions of 500 by The Berlin...
The unresolved horror of the dog meat trade by Geraldine Cove-Print I was delighted to hear that the Humane Society International had engineered the rescue of dozens of Korean dogs who had been destined for the table and for the first time these dogs had been shipped out to the US to find new homes.
Important questions about cancer by Steve Dean During the first days of the new year, some articles appeared in the national press on the subject of cancer and these were followed by some interchange between opposing medical views on our approach to cancer as a disease.
Starting a puppy on the right path by Nick Honor I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. As you may recall, last month I wrote about the virtues of rehoming an older dog, rather than taking on a new puppy, and the responsibilities that come with this decision.
Bench and field: A demonstration of pack control with the Barony Bassets by David Hudson Take a cold, sunny winter afternoon and a stretch of open countryside sloping down to the chilly waters of the Solway Firth, add ten and a half couple of basset hounds, a few rabbits and a couple of dozen enthusiastic hunt followers and you have a...
Skye shines among the stars in Orlando by Andrew Brace Ever since the American Kennel Club launched its National Championship show in conjunction with Eukanuba, originally in California but more recently in Florida, the event has run alongside the Eukanuba World Challenge final.
This week's Dog World Comment ONE CAN understand Bolton West MP Julie Hilling wanting to ‘get something done’ after the tragic death of her teenage constituent Jade Anderson.
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons AFTER writing about whether agility might one day become an official ‘sport’ I was delighted to hear from the man himself, agility pioneer Peter Lewis.
Taken on trust by Simon Parsons BEFORE the holiday the Kennel Club announced a number of changes to its regulations, some of which could easily have been lost in everything else that goes on at the end of the year.
Questionable changes by Simon Parsons THE ABOVE aren’t the only changes to the regulations which came into effect on January 1.

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