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Midland Counties donates over £26,000 to charity


MCCS Secretary Rod Price, Treasurer Jack Randall
and Peter Gorbing, CEO of Dogs for Good.

ONE OF the UK's most popular general championship shows has made a substantial donation to a canine charity as part of its birthday......

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Trouble BIS in Malvern!

Photo by Will Harris

Best in Show at Three Counties Championship Show was the American Cocker Spaniel, Am Ch, UK Sh Ch, Ir Ch Silhouette Troubling Nasailleen with Mycalleys (Imp USA), owned by Lisa......

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New welfare law could be ‘monumental’

A clause in a new animal welfare law is being used by some to attack brachycephalic breeds.
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 will come into force in October and it will replace a number of Acts currently on the statute book.......

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Karamynd celebrates 100 CCs

Karamynd, THE small kennel run by Jennie Griffiths and her partner Derek, celebrated their 100th CC in West Highland White Terriers at Three Counties last weekend. 
Karamynd Guilded Lily, who gained the RCC the week before at Southern Counties, is 14 months old.
She......

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New male record in Cockers


Sarah Amos-Jones' Sh Ch Veratey Vincenzo at Cassom JW, or Vinnie, has become the new male record holder in Cocker Spaniels, after winning his 58th CC at Three Counties Champ Show. 
Four-and-a-half year old Vinnie......

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JHA semis closing soon

The closing date for JHA semi entries is 18th June 2018.
This year for the first time, NWPB (Malvern) and Houndshow (Stafford) are on the same day as Houndshow moved from their usual date in August.
Therefore two semi finals are on the same day and juniors need to decide......

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Windsor change - Miniature Pinschers

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Exhibitor ‘over moon’ at winning back CCs


AN EXHIBITOR is 'over the moon' after her dog became a champion for the second time at the Three Counties show.
Norma Digby's Australian Cattle Dog, Ch Banana Bender Benjamin Buford Blue (Ben), had been stripped of all......

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200 not out for Witchstone

At the recent Southern Counties Championship Show, a landmark achievement was achieved by Nick Gourley and Andrew Leonard's Witchstone English Toy Terrier kennel. 
Dr Geoffrey Curr (Natimuk) judged the breed and the Dog CC was awarded to Richard Forsythe's Ch Witchstone Tommy......

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Appeal after gundogs stolen

An appeal for a stolen dog has gone viral after thousands of people shared it on Facebook.
Danny Barron's black Cocker Spaniel was stolen from his car in Lullington, Somerset. 
He told OUR DOGS, 'It was late in the afternoon on Monday 4th June. I had just called......

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Beagle team make breed history


Breed history was made when a team of Beagles won an agility qualifier and qualified for Crufts.
Single Beagles have competed in Agility at Crufts before, but this is the first time that a team has won the right to perform......

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Obituary - David Moss

Let's start with David's own welcome, "Hello old boy, how the devil are you?" writes Chris Atkinson
Terribly sad the 'big man's' no longer with us but very happy to have known him over many years.
Always very good company and David was a great family man. David served......

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Support Adoption For Pets awards Poodle Network UK an £8000 grant

Poodle Network UK Regisered Charity 1163333 was founded in 2013 to help poodles of any size and from any background.  They rehome and rescue, writes Susan Horsfall  
The poodle pictured here, is one of five that came in together. Affectionately known by us as The Pupsters,......

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Cavalier thieves walk free

Four dog thieves walked away from court after stealing 15 King Charles Spaniels in 2015.
The group of two men and two women were given suspended sentences for their part in the burglary in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.
Two of the offenders broke into an outbuilding of a......

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Survey reveals pets are ruling our lives

Plus, win a ADAPTIL Junior puppy collar!


BRITAIN is a nation of pet lovers with 45 per cent of the UK population owning a fur baby, 90 per cent saying that owning a pet brings them happiness, and 88......

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Overweight dogs similar traits to overweight people

A new study suggests that overweight dogs have similar personality traits to humans.
The research published by The Royal Society, The behaviour of overweight dogs shows similarity with personality traits of overweight humans, wanted to look into the causes and consequences of canine......

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Mazda voted best car for dog owners

As part of Pet Appreciation Week What Car? found that the Mazda CX-5 is the best car for dog owners.
With the help of Battersea Dogs and Cats home they created a list of dog friendly criteria. A panel of dog owing What Car? readers were also involved to test our the vehicles.