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The organised warm-up at Crufts by Julia Robertson What a great celebration of dogs Crufts was again this year; we enjoyed the four days enormously, meeting lots of people on our stand and in the KCAI (Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors) pod, some old friends and some we hope will...
A rare original from R H Hewitt by Nick Waters This week I feature an original drawing of a Pug from one of the important kennels in the breed that was founded in the late 19th century. It is by Richard Hewitt Moore who as R H Moore is better known more for his illustrated work than he is for...
This second part of a two-part series on bitch fertility illustrates the diagnostic methods used by vets for assessing an in season bitch to establish the best time for a fertile mating.
This week's Dog World Comment WITH THE clocks going forwards and the first single group championship show kicking off this weekend in the form of UK Toy, spring must be here at last.
Seeing type and movement in context by Andrew Brace I SPENT an enjoyable day at Tredegar Leisure Centre, just 15 minutes from home, where SWKA was hosting the South Wales Open Shows Dog of the Year 2013 competition.
SURELY all dog people will have applauded the presentation of a lifetime achievement award to Professor Peter Bedford during Crufts 2014.
If you had to sum up Crufts 2014 in one word what would it be? My word would be ‘unapologetic’.
Frankie’s fine day in Yorkshire by Wendy Beasley They say the sun always shines on the righteous, so Moira Rogerson must have been very good, as against all odds her TD judging appointment at the Yorkshire trial stayed fine and dry all week...
From death’s door to Crufts winner by Becca Middleton I am delighted to have been able to chat with Sam Clarke and her beautiful Border Collie Indysols Miss Moneypenny AW (G) (Tizzy) who won the Crufts British Open agility round and came sixth in the jumping round becoming the overall runners up in...
There seems to have been quite a number of Kennel Club publications arriving here just recently and the best by far has to be the innovation of the Breed Watch Booklet with the under title ‘Promoting Pedigree Dog Health’ with the description ‘A...
Abandoned but not forgotten by Geraldine Cove-Print The first Chinese Crested puppy I brought into my home my mother greeted with “Good Lord! Is that a piglet or a puppy?” My mama loved dogs but she never really warmed to that extraordinary breed and always said it was like living with gremlins...
This is the first of a two part summary of the article in the Veterinary Times March 10 on the topic of optimising fertility in bitches. Written for vets, it is encouraging to see information about dog breeding in the veterinary press rather than...