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How is it and why is it that the magic of Crufts is still exactly the same as it has always been despite the passage of time as well as the many and various innovations and alterations? There is that sense of high expectation as you enter the...
Dog A.I.D. – unlocking a dog’s potential by Geraldine Cove-Print Among the hullaballoo of Crufts was a very focussed spaniel called Bella, her owner Lynn Stacey sat in her wheelchair and chatted about the Charity she was supporting, Dog A.I.D UK.
Being a dog person who is also a regular social media user, I have to admit that sometimes I become tired of seeing the endless pictures of abused animals and the awful ways which some people behave, not only to dogs, but to each other...
Dancing dogs on the Grand Tour by Nick Waters What goes around comes around. Dogs dancing and dogs performing to music – heelwork to music to use a ‘modernism’ – are the modern-day crowd pleaser, enjoyed by so many from the main ring at Crufts to prime-time television, but the origins for it...
Crufts is behind us for another year and congratulations to anybody who did well. The four days at the NEC is much more than a dog show, it is a wonderful festival showcasing the very best dogs have to offer.
My half century show by Andrew Brace As I write this in the Henley Hotel which has been my home for the past nine days I am completely without voice (for which many will be grateful I’m sure) as a result of four days endless talking with friends from around the world who descended...
‘Every cloud has a silver lining’, so the old adage goes, and for Crufts that ‘silver lining’ has to have been its enforced move away from Auntie over to Channel 4/More4.
First class obedience throughout by Bronwyn Bartley It certainly doesn’t seem like 12 months since we were last making our way along the M42 to the NEC for the first of four days at Crufts.
Whizzy does the double by Richard Curtis Just like other years the various Crufts Heelwork to Music and Freestyle finals were well received by the audience throughout the three days of competition.
This week's Dog World Comment WE ALWAYS breathe a sigh of relief as best in show at Crufts is declared, and the past four days have proceeded without major incident. No doubt the organising team do the same to a much greater degree!
History made at the 2014 Boxer Event by Andrew Brace IT IS ALWAYS a joy to be surrounded by Boxers and Boxer people and the 2014 Boxer Event gave me another chance to act as MC for a function which encompasses the Mancunian Boxer Club’s Pup of the Year competition, the Boxer Quarterly awards, the...
IN SOME countries strict measures are in place to ensure that all is above board when puppies are registered. A breed warden is appointed to visit all litters shortly after birth, microchips or tattoos are checked and all puppies are permanently...