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from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 3/4/09


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Concerns raised over website company

Concerns have been raised by breeders over the operations of an online graphic web design company which offers website design packages specifically for dog breeders and dog companies,
with the aim to develop ‘high quality yet affordable websites’
that are easy for their customers to update and maintain...

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BIS gift for Dandie

Best in show at the Scottish Breeds CC championship show was the the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Jameson & Buist's Ch Inzievar Silver Gift handled by Frances Chapman-King...

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Maltese is BIS at UK Toy

Best in Show at UK Toydog was Ch Benatone Gold Ring, owned by Miss S. and Mrs R. Jackson...

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Ex-assistance dog nearly snatched in woods

DOG OWNERS in the New Forest area are being advised to keep an eye on their pets
after an ex-assistance dog almost became the victim of dog-nappers...

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Welcome to the team, Natalie!

OUR DOGS are pleased to announce that Natalie Lenton from the Canine Massage Therapy Centre will be joining our team of experts to bring you a monthly column on ‘Natural Health Care For Your Dog’...

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Kennel Club accredited instructors presented at Crufts

OVER THE course of Crufts eight certificates were presented to members of the Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour (KCAI). These members had successfully passed their assessments to become Kennel Club Accredited Instructors...

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Dick Taplin

I have to announce that Dick Taplin of the Broceliande affix died on Sunday 29th March
after fighting cancer for five and a half years...

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Roger Stone funeral details

THE FUNERAL of Roger Stone (Vanitonia), who sadly passed away on Monday, 30th March, will be held on Wednesday 8th April, 2.00pm at Holy Cross Church, Mark, Somerset followed by cremation at Weston Super Mare Crematorium at 3.30pm

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A benchmark weekend or not?

Confusion continues to surroundsthe recent AGM of the Cavalier Club with suggestions
that members had voted out potentially helpful amendments to the clubs Code of Ethics (COE).
Different versions of how the meeting unfolded have now emerged
with a number of members writing to OUR DOGS giving their version of events...

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April opening for dog gallery

THE STOCKBRIDGE Gallery, dedicated to dogs in fine art, will open on
Tuesday 7th April in Stockbridge, Hampshire. It is the only gallery in Britain
to specialise exclusively in dogs in fine art...

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The Kennel Club and breeds working together

AT THE start of 2009, the Kennel Club announced the results of its review of all Breed Standards to ensure that all dogs are healthy, of good temperament and fit for their original function...

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Dennis Mayger retires

AT THE Whippet Club’s AGM on 21st March Dennis Mayger retired
from the office of Club Secretary after 20 years...

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Gordon Setter rescue

An independent gordon setter rehoming organisation, based in luton and calling itself gordon setter rescue and rehoming is being advertised on a web site. It allegedly offers to rehome Gordon Setters and also asks for donations...

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Obituary - Roger Stone (Vanitonia)

HOW CAN I start to summarise what a friend’s life has meant to me? Do I start with his impact on a personal level? His kindness to my disabled son to whom he was a fashion icon, even when he arrived at a show in a green suit and yellow accessories and declared himself to be a daffodil?! Or the self-pride my son developed after a shopping spree with him and Graham - fine feathers make fine birds...

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Show Goldens presented with their Working Gundog Certificates

A long-term ambition was fulfilled recently when two dogs from the Winnatts kennel
of golden retrievers were presented with their working gundog certificates...

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‘Common sense prevailed’ in Great Dane case

An important decision with implications for all dog owners
was made at the Court of Appeal in London this week.

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Canine Health Schemes review

The BVA and Kennel Club have been taking part in a joint management scheme
to review the Canine Health Schemes. The review began in 2006, and hopefully
will answer many concerns of dog breeders which have been sent to both the KC and the BVA. ..

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KC ladies get their running shoes on!

NINE KENNEL Club ladies are gearing up to get fit as they plan
to run for Cancer Research in a forthcoming Race for Life.

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