Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 20/2/09


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Kennel Club defies Crufts protests

THE KENNEL Club has appealed for calm in the wake of rumours that Crufts is to be targeted by animal rights protestors, who say they anticipate a ‘significant’ amount of support...

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Stump takes Westminster by storm

The best in show winner at Wesminster 2009 was the beautiful veteran Sussex Spaniel,
Ch Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, or Stump to his friends...

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Dog breeding - a call for evidence

AN INDEPENDENT inquiry into dog breeding was launched this week, which states its intention to consider whether the health and welfare of dogs, and particularly pedigree dogs, is affected and/or can be improved by reference to the registration, breeding and showing of dogs...

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Amazing Chow Painting to go under the hammer

DREWEATTS DONNINGTON Priory Salerooms near Newbury in Berkshire will be offering one of the most famous of all Chow paintings in their sale on 24th February 2009...

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Animal sanctuary hit by cash crisis

A sanctuary which has saved the lives of thousands of dogs is to close its doors
at the end of the week because of a lack of cash...

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Cocker Chairman removed following AGM

IN A move following its AGM last Saturday, the London Cocker Spaniel Society removed its Chairman, Jennifer Lloyd Carey, following allegations that enquiries to do with the working
and field section had not been passed on to the Field Secretary...

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Dog breeder performed illegal dockings

A DOG breeder who kept a pack of 22 dogs in near-total darkness and surrounded by their own excrement faces nine charges of animal cruelty, relating to 16 puppies and six bitches...

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Miniature Dachshund Club adheres to new standard

AT THEIR annual Championship show on 8th February the Miniature Dachshund Club successfully attempted to re-emphasise the importance it places on the health and welfare of all dogs attending its shows in light of all the recent interest in the weighing of Miniature Dachshunds...

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Hero sniffer dog dies

A HEROIC POLICE SNIFFER DOG who helped put scores of offenders behind bars has died amid fears he is Britain's first known victim of canine cocaine induced cancer...

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BBC revises Communication Strategy to counter criticism

OUR DOGS has learned that the BBC has been so concerned about the recent unprecedented
levels of criticism that his drawn up a 'long term communication' strategy...

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Royal opening for Kennel Club building

Last weekend the Kennel Club’s president HRH Prince Michael of Kent officially
opened the new Kennel Club Building at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire...

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Entire committee resign

FOLLOWING THE resignation of the Secretary for Consett Canine Society, the entire committee and officers have followed suit by also resigning en masse at the
AGM held at Leadgate Community Centre on 28th January 2009...

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Certificates and Diplomas get a makeover

The Animal Care College was founded in 1980 and is still going strong delivering a wide range of accredited courses for enthusiasts and professionals for the world of pet animal care...

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Kent Police to host prestigious National Police Dog Trials 2009

KENT POLICE will host the National Police Dog Trials next year for the
first time in the prestigious event’s 49 year history...

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British author wins prestigious American writing award

IN SEARCH of the Truth About Dogs, a DVD written by Catherine O’Driscoll, has received the prestigious Award of Best DVD of 2008 by the Dog Writers’ Association of America...

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Obituary - Les Price

IT IS with a heavy heart that I write this obituary. Little did I know that after reading a eulogy at Les’ partner, Lynne Rock’s recent funeral, we would so soon be mourning the death of Les...

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Obituary - Mr J C Whyte BEM

THE DALMATIAN and Norwegian Elkhound world has lost yet another true friend and enthusiast in Jimmy Whyte. It is only in the past twenty years that I have had the privilege to have known him,
by which time he was already retired...

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Kennel Club Judges Development Programme Spring 2009

ARE YOU a judge and keen to enhance your knowledge of breeds that are part of the Judges Development Programme Schedule for Spring 2009?...

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Association of Dogs and Cats Homes invites
breed rescues to attend conference

THE ASSOCIATION of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) is holding its annual conference on 22nd and 23rd April 2009 in Dublin...

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Include the most important family member in your holiday plans

A DAY out and about would not be complete without including the family dog...

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Change in Crufts Papillon judge

AT CRUFTS 2009, the Papillons will now be judged by Mrs J. Banfield as Mr J. D. Simpson
has unfortunately had to withdraw from his appointment due to ill health.

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IKC new committee

OUR DOGS has been supplied the new list of Irish Kennel Club Officers and Committee for 2009...

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