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Staffordshire Bull Terrier uproar

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier world was in uproar last weekend after a number of people who had complained to the KC were told that their case had been dropped because of a lack of evidence...

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Oliver tops The Classic

Best in Show was the Wire Fox Terrier Ch Travella Striking Steel owned by Mrs Sue Browne-Cole and handled by Richard Allen...

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Crufts qualifications leave exhibitors disappointed

Some exhibitors whose dogs won first, second or third prizes in Puppy or other qualifying classes at Manchester Show last week were disappointed only to find out that their dogs had not actually qualified for Crufts 2014 after all...

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FCI meets Canadian KC

Despite major past differences between the two organisations on the subject of mutual recognition of judges, the following announcement has recently been made by the FCI and the Canadian Kennel Club...

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PDDG petition reaches 10,000

The Pedigree Dog Defence Group's recent E-Petition asking the government to investigate the practices of the RSPCA, has reached over 10,000 signatures...

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Shock collars: KC and Dogs Trust join forces

The Kennel Club and Dogs Trust have joined forces to support Matthew Offord, Conservative MP for Hendon, who is calling for a ban on the sale and use of electric shock collars during a Ten Minute Rule Bill which was presented to the House of Commons on Wednesday 22nd January...

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Mystery dog illness investigated

Signs are to be put up in the New Forest warning dog owners about a mysterious and potentially fatal disease that has already killed 17 dogs across Britain in recent months...

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New hope in tests for Leishmaniasis

A new way to test for the parasite which causes the fatal disease leishmaniasis could help control its spread to humans and stop dogs being needlessly killed in parts of South America. Zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis is a vector-transmitted parasitic infection which can be fatal if left untreated...

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Ch Margins Minnie The Moocher

THE MINIATURE Bull Terrier CC record holder, Ch Margins Minnie The Moocher, has died at the age of 13...

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Police shoot pit-bull-type and arrest man

A pit-bull-type dog has been shot dead by police marksmen in Birmingham...

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Who will win this year?

Last year Petplan, the UK's number one pet insurance provider, and the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) launched the first ever Animal Charity Awards; a celebration of the hard work and dedication of the animal charity world...

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Canine Alliance elects new officers

At a recent meeting of the Board of the Canine Alliance Howard Ogden was elected as the new Chairman to succeed Martin Wyles, Tony Taylor was appointed as Vice Chairman to succeed Andrew Brace, Mel Sharples was appointed as Secretary and Ron Stewart was elected as Treasurer...

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Obituary - Keith MacGregor 1959-2014

It is with sorrow and regret that I mark the passing of our club Chairman, Keith Macgregor, so suddenly last week, writes Paul Hayes...

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Obituary - Ernest Sharpe

Ernest Sharpe has died in Brisbane, Australia on Thursday 16th January 2014, writes Barbara Thomson...

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Marlborough trophies

Marlborough DCS hereby give one month's notice that they will be disposing of the Societies Cups and Trophies that were formally given to winners at our Open show....

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OUR DOGS' Annual gives Azawakhs the limelight!

This year, OUR DOGS ANNUAL 2014 featured the Azawakh on the front cover and inside on a special page...

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Dog found dumped with note

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young dog was found tied to railings in Bedford last week...

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Crufts trials ramps for bulldogs

Ramps for showing Bulldogs will be available at Crufts, in accordance with a 12 month trial approved by the Kennel Club General Committee...

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Agility competitor proposes to girlfriend

Beating hundreds of dogs and their handlers, Nigel Staines from Halton, Lancaster had a very memorable time at one of the most prestigious agility competitions in the world. Nigel and his dog, Cougar won the ABC Agility Stakes Final and Nigel also proposed to his girlfriend Bethany shortly before entering the main area to compete...

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Huskies galore in Aviemore

Sussex based super-premium pet food company Arden Grange sponsors world famous dog sled event...

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Xtra Dog announces the 2014 Race To The Sky

Leading Leicestershire-based pet accessory and dog training company, Xtra Dog is the UK home to the world famous range of Zima working dog harnesses and is thrilled to announce details of the 2014 Race To The Sky, Montana's most important race and a qualifier for the world famous Iditarod in Alaska. Zima is one of the races's main sponsors...

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