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Another hurdle for exhibitors By Sheila Atter “It’s the thing most guaranteed to cause comment among exhibitors. No, not the judge, the benching, the cost of entries, or the traffic on the journey down – what will really get exhibitors going is the call to say that there are dogs in distress...
This week's Dog World Comment SO, FOR the first time at least in living memory, a Kennel Club chairman has been voted out of the post by his fellow committee members.
PedPro and Breeders Assistant by Geraldine Cove-Print Are you a silver surfer or were you brought up with technology as part of your schooling? It is interesting that research has shown that the more mature computer user is undergoing age-related changes that can make using some websites and programs...
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons ISN’T IT time for the Kennel Club to take a wider look at the question of ‘dogs in vehicles’ at shows?
Registration redress by Simon Parsons THANKS to Jean Lanning, the Kennel Club is now committed to taking a proper look at its registration system with special reference to ‘pure’ bred dogs and crossbreeds.
Linking the past by Simon Parsons REGULAR readers will know that I love to be able to connect the great dogs of today with those of long ago – I think it’s this sort of continuity which makes the dog world so fascinating.
No shortage of quality in Scotland by Andrew Brace ALTHOUGH some of the breed entries at the SKC’s representative show seem well below average – some boasting just single figures – there is usually no shortage of quality dogs for the ultimate awards.
Quids in for a good dog walker by Geraldine Cove-Print All over the national press last week were stories about commercial dog walking and how, allegedly, they command a higher than average annual wage of around £32,356 for half the usual working hours (NB: other random figures are available).
Tracking the rise of Sheila Tannert by Wendy Beasley Over the next few weeks when trials are few and far between I thought we might take a look at successful triallists and find out a bit more about them, so to start the ball rolling I spoke to Sheila Tannert.
New judges out of old mushers by Matt Hammersley Sled dog sport now has 13 new race judges after a successful International Federation of Sleddog Sports (IFSS) race judge seminar was hosted by the BSSF at the Apex Outdoor Academy in the Forest of Dean this past weekend.
Lauren cantstopp that winning feeling by Becca Middleton Lauren Langman has had a fantastic season so far, winning three CCs with Devongem Cantstopp ‘Err (Tiki) and her first one with Darleyfalls Free Flo (Fiji) at Nottingham this weekend, she kindly agreed to an interview.
Why NOT view the Companion Register? by Jane Lilley Now here’s a simple question for you. This is one that was posed at the Kennel Club’s recent AGM to which, in common with many a modern politician, I did not receive the courtesy of a direct answer.
Diesel’s extraordinary journey by Julia Robertson It was nearly nine months ago when this totally engaging dog walked over the threshold at Galen Therapy Centre; his name was Diesel; he was a rescue from Croatia and his left forelimb leg had been amputated.
This week's Dog World Comment IF ANYTHING emerged from the Kennel Club’s annual meeting, it is that the Committee is not in tune with the members on the most basic of issues: what is the club actually for?
AGM round-up by Simon Parsons ONE THING’S for sure, the Kennel Club’s annual meeting nowadays is full of surprises.
Property search by Simon Parsons A property update from Steve next, with as you know £4.5 million available to spend on sites for canine activities. Finding anything to spend this cash on, especially within a time frame that saves a big tax bill, is proving harder than anyone...
On the fence by Simon Parsons John Symonds took the stage to present his first proposal, for a working party to look at the governance of the KC.
All too apt by Simon Parsons I’M SURE most of you are familiar with that annoying habit of computer spellcheckers and smartphone predictive texts in anticipating what you are going to write, often with hilariously inappropriate results.
Stars shine at the National by Andrew Brace IN THE absence of its late and much loved president Meriel Hathaway the Birmingham National long weekend was tinged with sadness, especially for those of us who were all too aware that it was this time last year that concerns for Meriel’s health...

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