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The next big event? by Simon Parsons Is this something which could catch on in this country? I’m sure it would be an enormous hit with the general public. The Bundessieger show in Dortmund, Germany is known as ‘Dog and Horse’ for it is combined with a large and popular horse show...
Central Florida winds up the Orlando Cluster by Andrew Brace THE THIRD and final day of the Orlando Cluster was possibly the one I was most looking forward to as among the breeds that the Central Florida Kennel Club had given me were Bulldogs, Boxers, Afghan Hounds and Pekingese.
A proactive approach to open shows By Sheila Atter A New Year is a good time to start afresh, to think positively about what changes can be brought about in our lives – and what better time then to be thinking about the future of the dog world?
Bioregulatory medicines and nutrition by Eileen Geeson Well some of you are really on the ball. This time I have an interesting email from Mike Davidson who was excited to share the following special health press release. Sorry for the delay Mike.
A charitable new year’s resolution by Lee Connor I always find the months of December and January dominated by two questions. In December the big question always seems to be, ‘Going anywhere nice for Christmas?’ and January seems to be dominated by, ‘So, have you made any new year’s resolutions...
Learn about the UK Tracking Dog Association by Wendy Beasley AS THIS COLUMN is called Tracking Lines it seems appropriate to mention a new dog activity that is very much about tracking. The UK Tracking Dog Association started in a small way, but has attracted a lot of interest from people who want to track...
Building confidence before competition by Richard Curtis Over the years I have been teaching people for freestyle and heelwork to music, its been very rewarding to see people achieve different goals with their dogs.
Changes to Obedience G Regulations by Bronwyn Bartley There are quite a few changes to the Obedience G Regulations which came into force for shows held on or after January 1, 2015, some of these concern show organisers and show management and some concern judges and judging.
Good clubs get their AGMs right by Jane Lilley January heralds the start of many and various annual general meetings of dog clubs and societies up and down the country, during which it is worth remembering the very basic fact that all the activities involved should be simply for our mutual...
Portraits of Drago and Dragoon by Nick Waters It has symbolised Freemasonry, graced some of the grand palaces and castles of Europe and been friend and companion to the rich and famous: the Pug has a long and fascinating history.
Starting from scratch by Eileen Geeson Jodie Parson has a small crossbreed with a wiry coat that she takes to a groomer every couple of months for an all over clip. Jodie tells me she picked up a copy of Dog World from her local newsagent and was interested to read the Grooming Box.
A tale of two emergency services by Steve Dean Unfortunately, we had cause to call upon the services of the local emergency veterinary service just before Christmas and then on Boxing Day we required help from the ambulance service and A&E for a family member who fell ill.
Keep an eye on the temperature by Geraldine Cove-Print For some, the vagaries of the UK climate are uncomfortable but for me it is why I love this part of the world. You would imagine that with a fairly well established pattern of spring, summer, autumn and winter we wouldn’t be caught by surprise by...
This week's Dog World Comment WE WOULD like to start the new year on a note of optimism for our world. Indeed we genuinely do feel things are looking up and that we have much to be thankful for.
Top kennels of 2014 by Simon Parsons THE TOP dogs of 2014 were featured in last week’s paper, but which were the most successful kennels? I have tried to work out who was involved with more than one group winner or placer of the year. Forgive me if I have missed any of you...
CC list online by Simon Parsons For those of you who keep records we have now included the 2014 list of challenge certificate winners – and the equivalent – in the rare and imported register breeds on the DOG WORLD website.
Owner handled competition gathers momentum Stateside by Andrew Brace THE BREVARD Kennel Club Show took place on the middle day of the Orlando Cluster and for me it was very much a sporting day, beginning at 8am with Pointers. I must admit to being rather disappointed in the quality...
2014 started in a promising way By Sheila Atter IT’S TRADITIONAL at the start of the new year to look back over the previous year and forward into the future.
Speaking out is not an act of treason by Steven Seymour HERE WE are facing another year. Many questions will be asked but just how many will get answers?

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