Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 23/1/09


See the Our Dogs Show Team at all the major dog shows!

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First reaction to KC breed changes

FOLLOWING THE Kennel Club’s announcement last week concerning changes to over
200 breed standards, the RSPCA’s chief veterinary advisor, Mark Evans,
has voiced yet more concerns over the pedigree dog furure. In a statement last Monday,
the Kennel Club confirmed that its new interim standards had been set out across the board...

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Tibetan Terrier is BIS at Manchester

Best in show at last weekend’s Manchester championship show was
Mrs H Stickley’s Tibetan Terrier Ch Schanti's Sonny Lamleh at Walkamile (Imp)...

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Pedigree Dogs Exposed up for award!

In a bizarre twist to the long running saga of the BBC programme Pedigree Dogs Exposed, the much criticised documentary is up for a TV award at a forthcoming industry ceremony.
The Broadcast Awards take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane London on
January 21st and will be hosted by TV celebrity Rob Brydon...

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Cavalier Club divided over resignations

The Cavalier Club has received a lot of attention since the Pedigree Dogs Exposed programme was aired. The programme caused a rift between a number of members and Mrs Margaret Carter who,
as a committee member, was acclaimed by the Pedigree Dogs Exposed programme makers
Passionate Productions to have been a concerned breeder, and whistle blower on
what was going on in the breed. As a result a Special General Meeting was held and a
vote was taken to remove Mrs Carter from the committee...

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Americans vote for dog shows

As reported in last week’s issue of OUR DOGS, the controversial animal rights group
PETA based in the USA is trying to stop the screening of the
hugely popular Westminster Dog Show on American television...

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KC’s database upgraded

THE KENNEL Club’s new Health Database was upgraded again over Christmas.
Breeders expressed concern when typing in their dogs’ names to find the wrong parents
were shown. As part of the ongoing development this is now corrected and
where dogs have the same or similar names over a number of breeds anyone
searching for a particular dog can click onto the breed to get the right dog...

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Trained Border Collie still searching for owners

A Border Collie bitch which was picked up as a stray in Thornton Heath, near Croydon,
some time ago is still waiting for her owner/s to come forward...

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Lady del Campo Di Diana (Imp Ned)

OUR DOGS was sorry to hear of the passing of one of the UK’s top Bracco in recent years.
She was almost 10 years old...

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East of England new dates

At its recent meeting, the General Committee considered three applications from
General Canine Societies to change the date of their Championship Shows to the dates
previously held by South Wales Kennel Association...

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1000 Sled Dogs head north for the Big Freeze!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! that’s the hope of the competitors at the
Arden Grange & Siberian Husky Club of GB Aviemore Sled Dog Rally 2009...

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The Great Christmas Book Giveaway winners!

The following people won books in our December competition...

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Manchester takes the bull by the horns in final Final!

The evening of Wednesday, 14th January saw the last ever Pedigree Stakes Final, on this
occasion hosted, and stewarded, by a hard working, and highly efficient,
Manchester Dog Show Society team on the eve of this year’s championship show at the
New Bingley Hall, Stafford Show Ground...

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Border Collie dies defending his family

RURAL CRIME is often unreported amidst the headlines of gloom and doom we so often hear, a
nd in the case of the heroism display by Prince,
a Border Collie who gave his life to defend his family, this was no exception...

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2008 Top Sire Winners Announced

WE ARE delighted to announce that the winner again this year in the Viyo Elite/OUR DOGS Top Sire Competition - and representing the Gundog Group - is the Hungarian Vizsla,
Sh Ch & Aust Ch Hungargunn Bear It'n Mind (imp) with 37 points...

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KCLC Breeds Council Meeting

A MEETING of the Kennel Club Liaison Council Breeds Council will be held on Monday 18th May 2009. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach Angela Mitchell,
Breed Shows Team Leader at the Kennel Club by Wednesday 18th February 2009...

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Brentwood Council statement

Brentwood Borough Council wishes to clarify a statement contained on page two of the
9th January 2009 edition of Our Dogs in relation to Brentwood’s All about Dogs Event...

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Obituary - Joan Summers

IT IS with great sadness I have to report the passing of
Mrs Joan Summers of the Northstock affix on Sunday 11th January...

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Obituary - Sue Jenkins

It is with sadness that I have to report the death of
Sue Jenkins of Fawsley, Northamptonshire,
following a short illness on 17th December 2008...

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Top Irish Show Dog

THE IRISH Kennel Club Top Show Dog event will be held at the
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin 9 on Saturday 24th January 2009.
Sponsored by Royal Canin the four top winning dogs from each group
have been invited to attend this black tie event.

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CSJ’s first at Boston!

The secret’s out …. CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds had their first ever trade stand at a
Ch dog show at Boston DCS and were delighted to support the well run and popular show by
sponsoring rosettes and product for BIS, RBIS, BPIS, RBPIS and Groups 1-4...

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Police hunt for new four legged recruits

Strathclyde Police is on the hunt for new recruits - of the four-legged variety...

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W&PBAW assessment e-mail

The email address in the Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales Schedule for anyone wanting to book a Hands On Assessment should be: christinachapman.bukris@googlemail.com.

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