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This week's Dog World Comment PHILIPPA Robinson made some very valid points in her presentation to the British Small Animals Veterinary Association congress. And before we go any further, it is good news that the Kennel Club had such a presence at the event, with several...
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons I WOULDN’T want to comment in advance of the election on the individual nominees for places on the Kennel Club Committee. In general terms, though, I still wish that as well as their biographical details, members could be sent something about why...
The crossbreed question by Simon Parsons NOWADAYS, members can make up their mind about issues which are on the agenda of the Kennel Club’s annual meeting and vote accordingly, well before the date...
Governance and PR by Simon Parsons THE OTHER two proposals for new working parties have been made by John Symonds, another who like Jean often brings up topics for discussion at the annual meeting.
Puppy group anomaly by Simon Parsons AT REGULAR intervals over the years, I have wittered on about one aspect of judging which I’ve always found rather unsatisfactory.
The many achievements of the Kennel Club press office During my first year at the Kennel Club as the head of communications I was astonished at the level of media interest and coverage of the Crufts press launch, which resulted from the work of just two people.
Puppies, promotion and positive thinking by Andrew Brace ALMOST 30 years ago the late Stafford Somerfield approached me with a view to writing a weekly column in DOG WORLD. My brief was to cover as many of the dogs and people I encountered as possible when I travelled to dog shows and the column, by...
Low key start to new competition by Sheila Atter At the start of this year the Kennel Club launched an ‘exciting new competition’ aimed to ‘raise awareness of our rare native breeds and recognise those dedicated to ensuring their continued survival.’
Endorsement should be a choice by Jessica Holm I have to confess to being extremely irritated and amazingly for me, by the Assured Breeder Scheme! There’s something that’s been really niggling me and I wonder how many more of you feel the same?
Sun shines on Surrey trial by Wendy Beasley YOU REALLY know spring has arrived when you are heading off to the Surrey DTS TD championship trial in April.
Heelwork to music needs you! by Richard Curtis THE SHOW season has kicked off with various HTM shows around the country. The month of May is always a busy one with competitions almost every weekend.
Busy bank holiday for enthusiasts by Bronwyn Bartley MAY BANK Holiday and what a busy weekend we had with Burnbank on Saturday May 3, Rugby on Sunday May 4 and Leicester on Monday May 5.
Refusing to eat after whelping by Jane Lilley I had a fascinating conversation with Hazel Ross, who lives near Gleneagles, about one of her Wire Haired Fox Terrier bitches whose unusual and somewhat dramatic refusal to eat after whelping caused her owner a good deal of stress.
Why does my dog do that? by Nick Honor This must be one of the most frequently asked questions to which the answer, in most cases, is because it’s a dog! But, what exactly do we mean by this statement?
Make sure your fostering documents are clear and binding by Geraldine Cove-Print This is a cautionary tale for any dog rescue; it comes from Hounds First Sighthound Rescue where I spoke to Rachel Hayball, joint founder of the trust.
A Griffon: name not supplied by Nick Waters One of the most frustrating things about being involved in the world of dog art is when presented with a picture that is undoubtedly a portrait by a gifted artist of a special dog, but there is no indication as to the identity of the animal.
This week's Dog World Comment THOSE WHO may have been hoping to see some revolutionary proposals on the agenda for the Kennel Club’s annual meeting will no doubt have been disappointed when they received their agenda.
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons WHAT A disappointment that the Kennel Club missed out on buying an equestrian centre in Somerset as part of its plan to establish activity centres around the country. Near the M5 and not that far from Bristol, the M4 and the Severn Bridge, this...
AKC/FCI truce by Simon Parsons I WAS pleased to see that the American Kennel Club and Fédération Cynologique Internationale have come to a truce in their world war regarding judges’ blacklists, though clearly this will be too late for some shows.

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