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This week's Dog World Comment IT is a sad reflection of our times that of the 1,400 or so responses the Canine Alliance received to its latest survey almost half the respondents claim they have been bullied.
In the Dog House by Simon Parsons I ASKED for exhibitors’ experiences of the ‘zero tolerance’ policy regarding dogs in vehicles, operated by Windsor and I think a few other shows. Clearly this is well intentioned and designed to avoid tragedy...
‘Unbeaten’ review by Simon Parsons IT MUST soon surely be time for some decisions about whether to make the suspension of the ‘unbeaten dog’ regulations a permanent arrangement.
A busy weekend by Simon Parsons REGULAR readers may recall that one subject which always makes me cross is that Paignton show has been allowed by the Kennel Club to muscle in on the same weekend that the Houndshow and National Gundog have occupied for many years.
Split Summer Night Shows’ biggest success by Andrew Brace As has been the case for the past five years I have gone to Split for more than a week, combining helping Ante Lucin with judges’ hospitality at the marvellous Villa Dvor Hotel in Omis with a pleasurable holiday.
Is declining fertility any surprise? By Sheila Atter As we get older we often think that everything was better in the past. Life was simpler, it ran at a slower pace and there was time to enjoy the good things around us.
Pedigree walk will defy negative press By Lee Connor ‘It’s Good News Week, someone’s dropped a bomb somewhere contaminating atmosphere and blackening the sky’ – these are the opening lines from the biggest hit of British band Hedgehoppers Anonymous back in 1965.
Not all problems are easily solved by Wendy Beasley The demands of work and our own dogs don’t allow us much time for training other people’s, but when we do, it can give us as much pleasure as training our own.
Denim celebrates his half century by Bronwyn Bartley On the weekend of July 23-24 the two championship shows were quite a distance apart but there was still a number of people who entered both.
How can standards be improved? by Richard Curtis Following on from my last article where I was looking at one of the topics on the working party recommendations. This time I will focus on some of the other points the working party has either informed the heelwork to music community about or...
Kidneys, pots and stuffed toys by Jane Lilley A most interesting call came from Sandra Ward of the Whilimoor Salukis and Whippets in Cumbria. She says that many years ago when she worked as a veterinary nurse...
How to break up a dog fight by Nick Honor Just as I sat down to start writing this month’s article, my two male dogs decided that they were going to have a fight with each other. This wasn’t one of those squabbles which are over before they get started, this was a full-blown, I am not...
This week's Dog World Comment THE KENNEL Club must be encouraged that even the country-of-origin authorities of the German Shepherd Dog recognise that the way the breed has come to be exhibited in the show ring is not necessarily to its benefit.
Your opinions by Simon Parsons A ROUND-UP of results from recent polls on the DOG WORLD website.
Tripple BIS winners by Simon Parsons WHAT AN amazing achievement for Suzanne Blake to have won best in show awards at all-breed championship shows with three different homebred Newfoundlands, Sandbears Better Than Ever, Stride’n Style and Cappachino.
Points of concern by Simon Parsons MANY of you who award CCs will have been required by the Kennel Club to fill in a form after your judging to record how many instances you found of certain breed issues.
SICALAM circuit ends on a high by Andrew Brace As is the case with many countries that fall under the FCI umbrella, the strongest groups for both numbers and quality in Argentina were groups 2 and 9, the huge working group and the toy and companion group...
What’s the point in showing? By Sheila Atter Why do we show dogs? Yes I know the arguments – that it is a means of ensuring that standards are maintained; that breeders have an opportunity to compare the results of their breeding programme with that of...
Open shows: a threefold problem by Steven Seymour Earlier this month I was invited to attend the Dog Show Promotion Working Party meeting to make suggestions regarding open shows. I know I have said this many times before but could you ever imagine such a thing from the old regime?

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