Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 10/4/09


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Breeders’ concerns over Bateson inquiry

DOG BREEDERS have voiced concerns over the questions being posed in the Bateson Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding, with many feeling that a lot are posed to suit the inquiry...

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National Terrier

Best in Show was the Lakeland Terrier Ch Saredon For Your Eyes Only
owned by Mrs Judy Averis & Mr Dave Scawthorn...

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Contest of Champions 2009

The overall winner at the Contest of Champions was Ch & Ir Ch Kestos I Spy At Graythor...

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I Spy with my little eye
- ‘Kris’ the Norwegian Elkhound tops Contest

The Contest of Champions really does what it says on the can! It is simply a matter of finding out who is the Champion of Champions, and last weekend the dog showing world once again came together for an evening of fun, socialising and for this event in particular, fundraising for a special cause...

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The Kennel Club and vets stand together at the BSAVA Congress

For the first time this year, the Kennel Club has teamed up with Petlog’s regular presence at the BSAVA Congress, in order to ensure that vets and the Kennel Club
work effectively together to benefit the health and welfare of dogs...

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Petplan veterinary award

The fabulous Petplan Vet Awards took place at the Burlington hotel in Birmingham last Thursday night, hosted by TV personality and very entertaining comedian Jason Manford...

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Vets warn of dangers to human and animal health – PETS or pests?

The risk to human and animal health were presented in stark terms at a symposium organised by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
last Friday in Birmingham at the BSAVA Congress...

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Trainee vet needs your support!

AN ANIMAL lover from Derbyshire is in training for the Leeds half-marathon in a bid to raise enough sponsor money to go towards the payment of her veterinary college fees.

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BBC at it again...or should that be foot in mouth?

Many people were worried that the BBC’s absence from Crufts would be a killer blow.
In the end, the web/ TV production team did a sterling job all round,
and the web viewers got value for money...

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CC roundup

IRISH Wolfhound Club show was held on Saturday 4th April at the
Kennel Club Building in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. The judge was Mr P. V. Pask (Baronglen)...

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Cavalier success

THE SOUTHERN Cavalier Club Championship Show took place at Woking Leisure Centre
last Saturday with 318 entries, and twenty not for competition...

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Kennel Club to host international Symposium

The Kennel Club has announced it will be hosting the International Symposium on the Dog on the 6th-7th July 2009. The conference will focus on two central themes - Canine Health and Dogs in Society.

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Tired sniffer dog causes security alert

A MILITARY airbase was sealed off for five hours in a security alert - triggered by a tired sniffer dog...

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A tribute to our special chocolate Labrador, Seamus

OUR BELOVED Seamus - Llanstinan Seamus of Beaverbrook came into this world on 16th June 2005 and went to rest on 3rd April 2009, sleeping to save any further suffering...

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Royal show closes its doors

THIS YEAR’S 160th Royal Show will be the last in its present form to be held by the
Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire...

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New working Cocker health initiative

When trying to find a health tested stud dog to use on a working cocker bitch, Ali Nicholson-Haynes of the Danalimatt cockers, along with Rachel Birt, realised that the Kennel Club recorded health screening results for working and show cocker spaniels but did not differentiate between the two types,
so they had no idea which was a working stud dog and which was not...

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Dog dirt hung from posts in protest

DOG OWNERS have been hanging bags of dog poo from lampposts in Berkshire
after special dog waste disposal bins were removed from the area...

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Obituary - Rachel Page (Pagey) Elliott

IT WAS in May 1976 that we first met Pagey Elliot, and that initial introduction led to a friendship that has prevailed over the past 33 years, and which was interspersed
with regular visits and correspondence to each other...

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Obituary - Sylvia Muggeridge

IT IS with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Sylvia Muggeridge (Sunstone) on Saturday 21st March 2009. She would have been 89-years-old in June this year...

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Obituary - Ron Parkes (Vaderson)

RON PARKES, the well-liked and respected figure known on the Dog Circuit since the early 1960s,
has died following a short illness...

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The 2009 British Sieger Event

THE KENNEL Club have released details of the classes to be held at the British Sieger Event 2009 on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September at
Old Saltleians Rugby Club, Watton Lane, Water Orton, Birmingham B46 1PH...

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GSD would love to meet...

I’m Duke and I came over from Ireland with Scooby. I was at first called Spook because I seemed
to be “spooked” by everything but Ted said Duke was a far more
fitting name for a handsome lad like me...

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The Kennel Gazette Junior Warrant Competition

FOLLOWING THE continued success of the Kennel Gazette Junior Warrant Competition,
the Kennel Club is holding the competition again this year...

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Virtual vet clinic’ aim to helps

A NEW internet service to help cash-strapped pet owners get the treatment their pets need
has been launched by the website www.MyOnlineVet.co.uk...

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Bowood Dog Show & Summer Fair

THE POPULAR annual Bowood Charity Dog Show & Summer Fair
will take place on Sunday 7th June 2009...

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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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