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Viewers anger at ITV programme

The first of two documentaries about the rise in the number of dog attacks in the UK has caused controversy in the canine world and amongst dog lovers at large...

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UK deaths from mystery disease on rise

A MYSTERY disease killing dogs, thought to be related to the rare e-coli type Alabama Rot, claimed its 21st victim this week...

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KC announces Crufts 2015 judges

The Kennel Club has now announced the majority of judges appointed to officiate at Crufts Show in 2015...

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Dennis Simpson retires

At the AGM of the Welsh Kennel Club held at the Hotel Metropole Llandrindod Wells on the 2nd of March 2014 Denys Simpson the retiring Chairman received a gift on behalf of the Committee and Members...

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Dobermann Classic 2014

Best in Show at the Dobermann Classic 2014, held at the Thistle Hotel, London Heathrow was the male, UK Ch Supeta's Secret Wizard at Dronski...

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Free canine reproduction seminar

Veterinary chain, Calder Vets are hosting a special seminar titled 'Doing it Doggy Style: all you need to know about canine reproduction but were too shy to ask!' in Leeds next month...

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Dog rescued from car fire

Firefighters were called to a VW camper van on fire in Cheshire and discovered the owner's dog still trapped inside the smoke filled vehicle...

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New officers for Birmingham City

At the recent AGM of the City of Birmingham Canine Association the following people were elected as officers of the Association (those marked* are new to the position)...

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CPS bars RSPCA from prosecution

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has this week barred the RSPCA from prosecuting a woman for cruelty, following her refusal to have one of her pet cats put down...

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Beau tops IKC annual Champions' Contest

The Irish Kennel Club's Annual Champions Contest took place at the IKC Dog Expo on St Patrick's Day at the National Show Centre in Dublin where the top green star winner for the year in each breed was invited to challenge for the Best in Show Annual Champion of the Year. The event gives the public a chance to see a dog show event as they visit the days proceedings to see the breeds on show in Cloghran...

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Obituary - Ch Digelsa Double Entendre (Roxy)

OUR DOGS were sad to hear the passing of the Manchester Terrier breed record holder, Ch Digelsa Double Entendre (Roxy), who has died at the age of seven and a half after 'a short and sudden illness'...

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What's in a name!

We are indebted to Zena Thorn Andrews for this insight into one of her Mini Wire Haired Dachshunds who sadly passed away a year or two ago...

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Skye Terriers reduced registration worry

The news that there were only 17 registrations of Skye Terriers in 2013 with the Kennel Club came as no surprise to most people exhibiting in the breed. The Breed Record Supplement shows that 17 were registered with the Kennel Club in 2013 however 15 were born in the UK, 5 of which we bred, whilst the other two were imports...

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National terrier entry maintained

News comes from the National Terrier Club that the overall entry of Terriers at this year's show to be held at Stafford on April 5th numbers 1,449 dogs as against 1,452 last year. The overall number of entries in the classes this year is 1,718 as compared to 1,716 last year...

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CA issues post Crufts PR

The CANINE Alliance has this week issued its post Crufts press release. Vice Chair Tony Taylor told OUR DOGS: 'The Canine Alliance would like to congratulate the exhibitors who made Crufts 2014 another public success...

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UK Toy sees increase in entries

The UK Toydog Society is pleased to announce a 7.5% increase in its entry for the show on March 29th. The Championship Show has attracted an entry of 1,966 dogs...

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30,000 for Iditarod winner

Dallas Seavey has won the Iditarod, the 1,000 mile (1,600km) annual sled dog race across the US state of Alaska, for the second time....

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Obituary - Di Fry 1944-2014

THE WORLD of dogs this week mourned the passing of Di Fry (Amantra) follwing a brave fight against Motor Neurone Disease. Di passed away in her sleep on Monday morning...

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RSPCA warns of rabies threat from imports

The RSPCA has warned that the threat of rabies in Britain could go up 60 fold, after calls to the charity about the puppy trade went up by 33% last year...

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