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Eukanuba Nutrition
 The Our Dogs Newsletter Issue 312

Australian Shepherd wins
Channel Island Dog of the Year

Jsy & Am Ch Harmonyhillsatinfunnycideman at Chakona
Picture: John D Jackson
The Channel Islands Dog of The Year 2009,
which was judged last weekend at the Royal Jersey Showground, is Carol & David Turner’s
Australian Shepherd
Ch, Jsy & Am Ch Harmonyhillsatinfunnycideman at Chakona seen here with the judge Jane Lilley.

More from this fabulous show in
March 12th issue of Our Dogs, available at Crufts.

Go to Our Dogs Online for more


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Win tickets for Crufts with Vet-Medic

For any of you who haven’t yet booked tickets for this year’s Crufts,
this is a fantastic opportunity to secure your place at the most exciting event on the canine calendar.

Vet-Medic, one of the largest suppliers of veterinary medicines in the UK has joined forces with Our Dogs to offer readers a chance to win tickets to Crufts 2010, from 11-14 March, at NEC Birmingham.

Vet-Medic was the first registered veterinary pharmacy at Crufts in 1998,
and at this year’s show will be offering some fantastic deals for owners and breeders including the introduction of their new voucher booklet, worth over £40 in savings across a wide range of products.

We have 3 pairs of adult tickets for Saturday 13th March to giveaway.

For your chance to win Crufts tickets all you have to do is
email your answer and contact details to the following question to competition@vet-medic.com.

In which year was Vet-Medic the first veterinary pharmacy to exhibit at Crufts?
(A) 1996
(B) 1997
(C) 1998
For more information on show offers visit www.vet-medic.com or visit them at
Crufts in Hall 3 stand 82, Hall 1 stand 120, Hall 4 stand 108 and Hall 5 stand 114.

Terms & conditions:
Competition closes 5.3.10. One entry per person.
There are three prizes of 2 Crufts tickets for Saturday 3rd March 2010 to be won.
One prize per person. No cash alternative available.
Drawing of winners will take place Monday 8.3.10. Employees of Vet-Medic, Manor Pharmacy and their associated partners are prohibited from taking part.
All entries to be sent by email to competition@vet-medic.com.
Vet-medic is the trading name of Manor Drug Company (Nottingham) Ltd.
Manor House, Merlin Way, Quarry Hill Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4RA.



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In this week's issue:

  • Fantastic 20 Page Dachshund pull-out

  • 2009 Awards Supplement
    in association with Viyo Elite
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  • New feature on Dog-Friendly Cars

  • All the usual top quality news,
    breed notes and show reports
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The ultimate goal for many dog owners is to qualify for Crufts and perhaps even win the much coveted Best in Show award.
This book takes you step by step through the process of what is required to enable you to show your dog effectively.

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OUR DOGS MAIN STAND (HALL 2 STAND 80)
THURSDAY, MARCH 11TH AT 2.00 PM
and SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH AT 2.00 PM

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AT THE OUR DOGS STAND!!

Both FRANK KANE and PETER PURVES will be signing copies
of their books on our stand at Crufts this year -
details to be confirmed
in next week's newsletter!

Judging the Gundog Breeds

JUDGING THE GUNDOG BREEDS
by Frank Kane
JUDGING THE GUNDOG BREEDS by FRANK KANE is the book that every gundog exhibitor and judge has been waiting for!

Frank Kane's excellent publication is a must-have read for Gundog exhibitors and judges, all those who are progressing in the sport and anyone who has an interest in this special group of dogs.

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Here's one I wrote earlier

HERE'S ONE I WROTE EARLIER
by Peter Purves
Peter Purves is well known for his love of dogs and long association with "Crufts". He first began presenting coverage for the BBC in
1976 and has been closely associated with it for over thirty years. Peter's autobiography is a look back at his exciting life and career, where many will know him from his time in Dr Who and his
10 year stint presenting Blue Peter. Find out what really goes on behind the scenes in this fascinating memoir.
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Policeman found guilty in ‘difficult case’

Police dog handler Mark Johnson, who says he accidentally left two German Shepherd police dogs
to die of heatstroke in the back of his car last summer was found guilty this week.

PC Johnson of the Nottinghamshire police was given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £2,500 costs after what a district judge called ‘an extremely difficult case’ which, he said, reflected poorly
on the force's attitude to officers with mental health problems.
PC Johnson had claimed to be suffering from mental health problems at the time.

Nottingham magistrates court heard that the dogs – Jay-Jay and Jet – died in ‘excruciating pain’
after Johnson forgot he had not taken them out of his Ford Mondeo estate on 30 June last years
. Outside temperatures that day reached 29.3C (almost 90F).

For more on this story go to Our Dogs Online


Euro and World Special


SEE REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE DANISH KENNEL CLUB 
ON THE OUR DOGS STAND AT CRUFTS - HALL 2 STAND 80. 

World Dog Show
SCHEDULES AVAILABLE AND ENTRIES BEING TAKEN FOR THE WORLD DOG SHOW
AND INFORMATION ON THE WDS IN JUNE 2010.

Spain

Vea a representantes de la canina de dinamarca en el stand de
Our Dogs todos los dias en Crufts.
Hall 2 stand 80
Programas disponibles y toda la informacion que necesiten de la exposicion mundial canina que se celebrara en Junio de 2010.
Se recogen inscripciones para la mundial en Crufts.

Portugal

Representantes do Dansk Kennel Club estarão presentes na Crufts,
no Stand Our Dogs,
Hall 2 stand 80
a fim de vos facultar todas as
informações sobre a Mundial 2010 e para proceder á inscrição de
exemplares.

Closing dates for WDS 2010
2nd deadline: 15 March 2010
3rd and final deadline: 1 May 2010

Click here for more information


ANNUAL 2011

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 1ST !!

Our Dogs Annual Earlybird Offer


Help Steven raise funds

Stephen McArdle and Mike Salter

Merseyside Boxer Club committee member Stephen McArdle and his University mate Mike Salter will be cycling the length of the UK, from Land's End to John O' Groats starting at the end of March.

Stephen told OUR DOGS: ‘We are going to be cycling from Land's End
(the most southerly point in Great Britain) to John O' Groats (the most Northerly)
starting on 26th March 2010 and finishing between 10-14 days later, depending on weather conditions,
and our fitness!

Web address for sponsors: http://www.justgiving.com/steve-mike-LEJOG or for any more info:
email s.mcardle02@googlemail.com


Cara Davani

Experienced Kennel Assistant

required for busy Show Terrier Kennels.

All aspects of animal care -
grooming, training, exercising, and
some opportunities to show.

Care of other pets and poultry also.
Must adore dogs. Position is live-in.
Must have full driving licence and use of a car.
CVs to cdavani@live.co.uk
References required.



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Our Dogs Annual 2011

SHOW REPORTS

featured this week...
click here to read critiques

GENERAL & GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWS

MANCHESTER
Basset Hound
Belgian Shepherd Dog
Bichon Frise
Dalmatian
Lhasa Apso
Retriever - Flatcoated
Retriever - NSDT
Samoyed
Setter - Irish
SCWT
Whippet

BOSTON
Japanese Chin
King Charles Spaniel
Manchester Terrier
Newfoundland
Retriever - Labrador

LKA
Keeshond

GUNDOG SOCIETY
OF WALES

Spaniel - American Cocker

SKC
Bichon Frise

SHOW REPORTS

available in print or online

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BREED CHAMPIONSHIP
& OPEN SHOWS

Belper CS
Bolsover & DCS
Bon Accord KA
Border Counties Hound
Bridgend & DKA
Buckinghamshire CS
Bury Sporting Terrier

Cambuslang CC
Carlisle DCS
Carmarthen CS
Catrine CS
Chichester DCS
City of Cambridge &
County CS
Clitheroe & DKA
Coalville & DCS
Cumberland CA
Dachshund Club of
Wales
Darlington DCS

East Midlands SBT Club
East of England LKS

Falkirk & DCS
Fox Terrier Club of
Scotland

Gordon Setter Assoc

Henley On Thames CS
Heywood & Radcliffe
Hound Club of Wales
Huddersfield & Dca
Humberside Cavalier
King Charles Spaniel

Isle of Ely CS

Keeshond Club
Kennel Club of Jersey
Kirkintilloch Lenzie &

Labrador Club of Wales
Leigh Canine Society
Lhasa Apso Club
Lichfield CS
Lincoln CS
Livingston CS
London Bulldog Society
Lowestoft Oulton Broad
& DCS

Maghull And Merseyside
Market Harborough
Merseyside Gundog Club
Midland & West of
England Great Dane Club
Midland Chihuahua Club
Midland Chow Chow
Midland English Setter
Mid Western Shetland
Sheepdog Club
Minehead DCS

Newark & DCS
Newton Abbot & South
Devon CS
Nordic
Northallerton & DCS
N Eastern Chow Chow
North Eastern Dachshund
North East of England
Toydog Society
Northern Counties
Whippet Club
Northern Dog Club
Nottingham Sherwood
Foresters KA

Paisley & DCS
Pontefract & DCS
Poodle Club
Portsmouth & Southsea

Reading DCS

Scottish Siberian Husky
Sealyham Terrier
Breeders Association
Sheffield & DKA
Sleaford & DCS
Soft Coated Wheaten
Terrier of Gt Britain
South Eastern Oes Club
South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club
South East of England
Dobermann Club
Southern Counties
Bearded Collie Club
Southern Dachshund
South Wales Boxer Club
South Western Boxer
South Western OES
South West Essex CA
Stockport Toydog
Association
Stourbridge CS
Sunderland & DCS
Swindon & DCS

Tay Valley Gundog
Association
Treharris CS

Wellingborough & DCS
Western Afghan Hound
West Midland Terrier
Weston Super Mare CS
West Torrington & DCC
Whitchurch & DCS
Winchester & DCS
Wirral KA
Woolwich & Bexley
Worcester & Malvern
Worksop & DCS
Worthing CS



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