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KC applies lifetime ban on puppy farmers

THE Kennel Club has applied lifetime bans on two people in a move which has not been seen from the KC in at least 10 years....

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Hanky Panky for Golden Oldie!

Judging the Eukanuba Golden Oldie 2014, from the Netherlands was Johan Huibers and his winner was the Standard Poodle, Sympika Hanky Pank...

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David Merriam to judge Westminster BIS

The Westminster Kennel Club in New York has announced that The Hon. David Merriam, Bull Terrier enthusiast and ex-Chairman of the American Kennel Club, is to judge Best In Show at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16-17, 2015...

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Greater transparency on experiments needed, says Kennel Club

The Kennel Club in the UK, has welcomed the release of a Home Office consultation to review the level of secrecy involved in legislation on scientific experiments on animals. It says that greater transparency is needed to protect animal welfare...

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WELKS judge in crash

Well known judge Luis Pinto Teixeira from Portugal was involved in a crash on his way home to Lisbon after judging at WELKS...

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Florida wedding

Ron Menaker and Lorna Hastings were married at West Palm Beach Registry office in Florida...

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Akita breaks Agility Club record

Otis, a five-year-old Akita from Stockport in Cheshire, is making waves in the dog agility world after he broke an agility club record, previously held by a Border Collie...

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Sh Ch Vanders Veracity

We are sad to report the death at the grand age of 15 years and 9 months of the breed record holding Irish Red And White Setter, Sh Ch Vanders Veracity...

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Obituary - Avril Bale-stock (Appaloosa Dalmatians)

Although I do not feel fully up to the task that would do her justice of writing an obituary about someone that such a massive influence on the Dalmatian breed I will try, writes Sidney Bolt...

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Obituary - Vandella Williams (Toydom) 1944 - 2014

The TV Channel HBO Real Sports last week broadcast a hard hitting programme criticising the AKC for allegedly allowing detrimental breeding practices...

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Summer gundog event returns to Chatsworth

The Kennel Club's Gundog Working Test, sponsored by Judge's Choice, takes place again this summer from Wednesday 28th May to Sunday 1st June at the Chatsworth House Estate in Derbyshire, hosting a number of Gundog Working Tests and a variety of gundog activities for Retrievers, Spaniels and Hunt, Point and Retrieve (HPR) breeds...

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Crufts qualification changes for 2015

The minimum age requirement for dogs competing at Crufts has been changed from eight months to six months. The KC says that this means that the show will in future host normal Minor Puppy, Puppy and Junior classes...

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Wood Green boss to spend a night in the dog house

Wood Green's chief executive will spend a night in 'the dog house' to raise funds for the charity. Clive Byles and his son Hayden (12) will join 11 other animal lovers in swapping a night at home in their cosy beds for a night in the rescue kennels at Wood Green's Godmanchester Centre in Cambridgeshire on May 9th...

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Good work!

If there is one story that epitomises CT, it's this one.. Sadie is deeply loved by Gill Wynyard in Horsham, who very sadly has Parkinsons. Two years ago, she was unable to walk Sadie any more having had increasing mobility problems, we sent in two regular walkers, Shirley and Jeanette...

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Norfolk & Norwich Canine Society

Premier Open Show. Please note, there is a printing error in the Schedule...

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Qualifying heats announced for YKC groomer of the year

The list of qualifying heats for the YKC Groomer of the Year competition have now been announced, with places in the final at the world's biggest dog show, Crufts up for grabs...

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Memorial statue to honour Golden Retrievers

A memorial statue is to be erected by the group 'The Friends of Guisachan' administered by the Golden Retriever Foundation and part of the Rachel Page Elliott Educational Fund within the Foundation. It is to be in honour of the Golden Retriever breed...

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Happy ending as pregnant abandoned Greyhound and puppies are rehomed

Gracie, an abandoned ex-racing Greyhound, found herself in need of a loving home but it wasn't long before she and her puppies were successfully rehomed thanks to Greyhound Rescue West of England ...

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Staggering Battersea statistics

The various teams at Battersea Dog Home's used a staggering 42,384 tins of wet food and 28,672 kg of dry dog food to feed more than 5,000 dogs during 2013. Battersea also took in more than 3,000 cats in 2013 which ate their way through 58,944 pouches of cat food and 1,264kg of cat biscuits...

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Join the Bedlington fund

Formed in 1924, The Bedlington Terrier Association, are set to celebrate their 90th Anniversary this year, and their annual fun day takes place on Sunday 15th June 2014 at the Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh. Starting at 10am, the programme features Ring Craft training and practice, Sports Day (races) and Wellie and Chook Throwing. Entrance is free ...

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