Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 30/10/09

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Jail sentence for St Bernard breeder

A dog breeder who abandoned nearly 100 St Bernards to go on holiday has been jailed for 18 weeks on charges of animal cruelty...

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Dalmatians still under discussion

THE FATE of the two Dalmatians which sparked controversy last week is still in the hands of the KC, which has now said it plans to extend its feedback time in order to give all in the breed a chance to air their views....

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Donations to RCPCA look set to drop

Many animal lovers - and dog lovers in particular - have recently cancelled regular donations to the RSPCA as part of a campaign against the use of a bolt gun used to put down unwanted dogs...

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Apache Arrow best in Guernsey

Best in Show at The Guernsey Kennel Club's Winter Open Show held last Sunday was the German Shepherd Dog Penwartha Apache Arrow P d'H, owned by Bobby & Barbara Lawrence and handled by Kevin Cochrane...

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Affenpinscher tops Dortmund

The biggest dog show in Germany took place last weekend and BIS went to an Affenpinscher.
Mieke Cooijman’s Banana Joe Van Tani Kazari from the Netherlands won through against strong competition...

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Discover Dogs moves to new home

Discover Dogs, London’s biggest event on four legs, is returning to town next month on 14 and 15 November and this year it will be bigger and better than ever as it moves to its new home in Earls Court 1...

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Cocker breeder fined

A NOTTinghamshire Cocker Spaniel breeder has been fined after she sold a pedigree dog that was five years older than she claimed...

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Calls for help to free hero dog

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is battling ‘antiquated quarantine rules’ in a bid to free Darcy, their much-loved rescue dog...

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Redwitch Akitas make it 300!

At Midland Counties Championship Show, Dave & Jenny Killilea and partner Arlene Clure picked up the Redwitch kennel’s 300th Challenge Certificate, gained from dogs either owned or bred by Redwitch...

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Missing Lurcher

Rhona is a two-year-old lurcher bitch who was last seen at around 11am on Saturday 10th October at the edge her owners’ land near the A47 2 miles from Swaffham...

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A very merry occasion!

On August 8, Our Dogs photographer of more than 25 years, Tracy Morgan, was married to John Field...

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Otto crowned world’s oldest canine

OTTO JONES, a Dachshund-terrier cross, has been crowned the world’s oldest dog, after reaching the equivalent of 145 years of age in dog years!

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Labrador loses over 20kgs

A LABRADOR who was so overweight he could not scratch his own ears has shed a third of his body weight after being confiscated from his previous owner...

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Britain robs blind children of their childhood

Guide Dogs has revealed the UK’s neglect of blind and partially-sighted children and young people – which leaves them lonely, isolated, unable to make friends and fearful of the future...

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Netherlands welcome the Heeler

In its board meeting of October 14, The Dutch Kennel Club decided to recognize the Lancashire Heeler in The Netherlands. As from November 1, 2009 the studbook will be open for registration of this breed.

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