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This week's Dog World Comment IT SHOULD not be too long now before we know what is on the agenda for the Kennel Club’s annual meeting next month.
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons I ASKED recently about whether any of you had had any luck with mating your bitch to two stud dogs and having puppies by both in the same litter.
A tour of the Academy by Simon Parsons I’VE NOW been able to look a little closer at the new online Kennel Club Academy. You may recall that currently it consists of three sections, one designed for KC Accredited Trainers – not being one of those, I haven’t seen that bit.
Crufts TV spotlight by Simon Parsons ONE THING Crufts this year has rubbed in is that winning best of breed there, while surely every exhibitor’s dream, can also be a very mixed blessing!
Linking information by Simon Parsons IN AN ideal world, the show printing companies would be allowed to link up the show results to the Kennel Club registration database. That’s what happens in Finland where the governing body has indulged in some ‘joined up thinking’ with dogs’...
Welcome guidelines from FCI on junior handling by Andrew Brace When I first became involved in the dog world back in the 1960s my introduction to showing dogs came with an opportunity to show a friend’s Boston Terrier in what was then known as ‘child handling’ (an expression that would doubtless be considered...
A new approach to judges’ training by Sheila Atter I really am getting worried! Week after week we have announcements from Clarges Street about changes to the show world, and instead of being impractical and unworkable, these are exciting and innovative. If this carries on I will have nothing to...
A lifeline for GSD enthusiasts by Jessica Holm Unfortunately, deadlines mean that this is the first opportunity I’ve had since Crufts to address events at this year’s show. So, I’m afraid you’ll have to forgive me a backwards glance at a most important issue: namely, us dog folks being our own...
Bench and field: Labradors at Buccleuch by David Hudson One of the first to import the forerunners of our current Labrador retrievers from Newfoundland was the 5th Duke of Buccleuch who brought them to his Scottish estates in 1828. In the mid-19th century ‘Stonehenge'...
Bulldog’s torture shocks us all by Lee Connor Reading through the newspapers there are many, many times that you literally despair at the depths of depravity mankind can sink to and one story I read last week really made me wonder what on earth has gone wrong with some of our young people...
Immune mediated disease in dogs: an overview by Rory Bell MVB DSAM DECVIM-CA MRCVS FHEA The immune system plays a vital role in protecting the body against infection.
Critters Inflatable Life Jacket by Geraldine Cove-Print During World War II, a popular movie star who had men and women alike hanging on her every word was the redoubtable Mae West. Her sassy style of innuendo and witticisms such...
Braving the storms in Yorkshire by Wendy Beasley The Yorkshire Working Trials Society championship TD trial took place at the beginning of March, and it was one we were very much looking forward to.
Timing essential to a good routine by Richard Curtis The show season is just about to kick off in earnest with a lot of shows in May. As there have not been that many shows for the last few months I’m sure everyone has been busy over the winter preparing for the start of the competition year.
Blustery start to the show season by Bronwyn Bartley As I said in my last article, Crufts is over for another year and over the Easter weekend the Midlands Border Collie Club held its annual show with the championship show on the Saturday, this of course being the first championship show of the year...
Flash photography – what rubbish! By Jane Lilley A call came from Richard Cornaby of the Haydonleigh Cavaliers, who reminded me that he was one of my two excellent stewards at Crufts in 2010 when I was judging Cavalier dogs – how time flies!
Recall 101 – what’s in it for the dog? by Nick Honor As the weather starts to improve, many of us will want to get out and about spending much more time with our dogs in the great outdoors. We start allowing them much more freedom and then, all of a sudden, for many of us, we realise they are not...
This week's Dog World Comment IS THE Kennel Club taking a leaf out of The Archers’ book? Fans of the long-running radio series will know that one storyline has been on ‘slow burn’ for a couple of years now with avid listeners wondering when the inevitable climactic resolution...
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons I’M SURE that all of you will have made sure that all your dogs are microchipped, now that it has become compulsory.

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