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TB scare unfounded

In the wake of a scare seemingly stirred up by newspapers such as the Daily Mail and the Sun last week and using such terms as 'killer disease' etc, cat owners in particular have been calmed down by the authorities which have stressed that transmission of TB from cats and dogs to human beings is extremely rare...

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Doing the double!

Best in Show at UK Toydog Championship Show for the second year in succession was the Yorkshire Terrier Jap/Nor/Int/Fin Ch Royal Precious Jp's F4 Juliana ...

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Bearded Collie top in Scotland

Patsy Hollings judged Best in Show at the Scottish Breeds Championship Show. She chose as her overall winner the Bearded Collie Sengalas Breaking Dawn...

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Further KC breed watch developments

KC ANNOUNCES new scheme to support 'Category Three Breeds' at General and Group Championship Shows...

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National press more 'supportive' of pedigree dogs

Two recent articles in the national press about dog showing and pedigree dogs have been broadly supportive and much more reasonable and less condemning and unflattering than has been the case in many instances in recent years...

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World of dogs mourns Robin

WE ARE sorry to report the death of Robin Sadler, who died last week after a short illness. Many will remember Robin as stand manager for OUR DOGS at most of the shows in the 1990s and for sometime after that with his own trade stand (together with his wife Diana) selling dog books and cards...

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Di Fry (Amantra)

In the early hours of Monday 24th March 2014 the world lost an amazing mother, an outstanding grandmother and a very talented dog breeder and exhibitor, Mrs Di Esposito, known in the world of dogs as Mrs Di Fry (Amantra), writes Mea Kendall...

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W.B. Edmond (Singlewell)

I have been asked to write a few words about Bill Edmond of the world-famous Singlewell Pekingese. I suppose, having been around the world of dogs for so many years, and having had the privilege of knowing so many wonderful people, I am becoming known as the official obituary writer for the canine press - a label I could live without!...

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Doreen (Mavis) Lancaster

Sussex Spaniels has lost its greatest supporter with the death of our President Doreen 'Mavis' Lancaster. Although she was in her 88th year, she was as sharp as a tack, and was sitting ringside at Manchester casting her eye over the judging, writes Shani Hastings...

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Three lucky breeders accompany Petplan to the Pawscars awards

Petplan, the UK's No.1 pet insurer gave three lucky breeders a night to remember at the inaugural PAWSCARS - an event recognising achievement and celebrating all that is good in the world of dogs...

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Greenland Dog makes history

'Puck' (Jester Sledog av Tasermiut) won the working group at the 200 class Retford Canine Society open show on Sunday March 23rd held at the Newark Showground. The breed judge and working group judge was Mr Steve Myring (Fortezza)...

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Merseyside police seize over twenty dangerous dogs

Merseyside Police have seized 22 dogs in a crackdown on dangerous dogs, after prioritising 42 dogs which pose a danger to the public...

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KC breeds liaison council meeting cancelled

The KC has said that: "Due to insufficient agenda items, the Kennel Club Liaison Council (KCLC) Breeds Council Meeting due to be held on 21st May 2014 has been cancelled."...

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Obituary - Ch. Riseburn Reprint

OUR DOGS is very sad to report the death of, Ch. Riseburn Reprint. Speaking to OUR DOGS, Stewart McPherson said: 'Katie, aka Ch. Riseburn Reprint, bred by Claire Tutin, a daughter of Brumberhill Blue Ink, my Dad's constant companion since my Mum died, has had to be PTS, at 13 1/2, to save further suffering...

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Chip, chip, hooray!

With microchipping set to be made compulsory for all dogs in England in April 2016 and Wales in March 2015 - and with an estimated 20% of dogs in the UK still unchipped - demand for the procedure is likely to be significant over the coming year according to Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog welfare charity...

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