Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 16/1/09


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Kennel Club announces standard changes

The Kennel Club this week unveiled the next stage of its ‘Fit for function: fit for life’ campaign,
and released the results of its review of all breed standards, as well as announcing that it
will introduce strict new rules to ban the breeding of close relatives...

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Lakeland Terrier is BIS at Boston

Best in Show at last weekend’s Boston championship show was the Lakeland Terrier,
Saredon For Your Eyes Only, owned by Mr J. Averis & Mr D. Scawthorn...

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Pup of the Year

The overall winner at last Thursday’s Purina/Dog World Pup of the Year was
Christine Lewis’ homebred Beagle, Ch Fallowfield Darlene...

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Top youngsters turn out for Pup of the Year

This year’s winner of the Pup of the Year Competition was the Beagle,
Champion Fallowfield Darlene
, owned and bred by Christine Lewis...

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Darlene took the title in style!

Having attended the first Pup of the Year final and missed but a handful since,
it gave me tremendous pleasure to be invited to judge the final this year....

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Pup of the Year photo special

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DDA reforms called for by RSPCA

The RSPCA have always held a less than positive stance with regards to the Dangerous Dogs Act,
but last week the animal welfare organisation publicly backed
the campaign for a repeal of section 1 of the DDA...

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Viva la Arden Grange!

IF YOU passed through Eurotunnel’s French Pets Control Lounge early in the New Year,
on what was statistically the busiest weekend of the year for the terminal,
you might have been in for a treat on hand from Arden Grange...

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PETA: No air time for Westminster, please!

Animal rights campaign group PETA are appealing to American TV channel, USA Network,
not to give any air time to Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
which is to be held in New York this February...

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Rate cuts “could hit charities”

The interest rates reduction to their lowest levels for more than 300 years could hit charities
which rely on investment income, Guide Dogs warned recently...

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Woman admits beating dog with rabbit carcass

A former Committee member for the Gordon Setter Field Trial Society has admitted behaving inappropriately at the said Society’s Breed Stake on 25th July 2008...

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KC Dog versus dog control orders

NEW DOG control orders are springing up in many areas, with the latest crop of orders
to be introduced in January being: Gosport (consultation period ends on 13th January),
East Northamptonshire (consultation period ends on 16th January), Ottery St Mary
(consultation period ends 23rd January) and finally East Riding of Yorkshire
whose consultation period ends 2nd February...

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South West Supermatch

David Cavill judged the South West Supermatch at Brean Park Leisure Park near Taunton
in Somerset on Saturday, 10th January...

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APGAW submissions: further guidance

FOLLOWING a number of enquiries from breed clubs and breeders asking for guidance on the
APGAW call for written evidence and how to respond, they have put together some guidance points which people may find helpful if they are planning on making a submission...

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Rabies victim loses her fight for life

A WOMAN in her thirties from Northern Ireland
who contracted rabies has died, it has been confirmed...

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Obituary - Bryn Cadogan

Although he had been seriously ill for some time, the news of
Bryn Cadogan’s death still came as a great shock...

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Obituary - Val Lyons

Suddenly after a short illness Val passed away peacefully on January 10 with Zak and Cody,
her beloved Field Spaniels, by her side. She was never happier than when she was with her boys...

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Obituary - Olive Morton (Knotroms Poodles)

At the fabulous age of 95 it was time for Olive Morton to say goodbye to this world on 2nd January...

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Obituary - Marlene Bryden

OUR DOGS was sorry to learn of the passing, on New Year’s Day, of Marlene Bryden...

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Obituary - Mrs Francis Sally Stewart

On a cold winter’s morning on the 9th January a service in celebration of
Mrs Francis Sally Stewart's life was held at St. Edburga's Church, Leigh, Worcestershire,
however, despite the cold the Church was packed with people from all walks of life...

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News in brief

As a result of a fire The Hastings, St Leonards & East Sussex Canine Society
have had to find a new venue for their weekly Ringcraft classes...

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