Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 27/2/09


See the Our Dogs Show Team at all the major dog shows!

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No BBC? Watch for free!

The Kennel Club this week announced that we will be able to see the action from Crufts 2009 after all, much to the relief of many dog lovers and exhibitors from around the world...

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Channel Island Dog of the Year

The Channel Islands Dog of The Year 2008 was the Lhasa Apso
Khalila Justin Credible for Petwalk owned by Peter Walker...

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Weighing sparks controversy

IN YET another move to discredit pedigree dog owners, breeders and exhibitors,
Jemima Harrison, the person behind last year’s pedigree Dogs Exposed, has hit out at,
amongst other breeds, the Miniature Dachshund...

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Brian’s services recognised

At the presentation dinner for the Channel Islands Dog of The Year 2008 held last Saturday evening at the Ambassadeur Hotel in Jersey, the current President of the Kennel Club of Jersey, Steven Edwards, presented Honorary Life Membership to his predecessor Brian Cummings...

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Leeds loses Monday!

LEEDS show will now be held on Friday 24th - Sunday 26th July, with no groups scheduled for the Monday this year. This is due to date changes for the East of England show.

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The 75 year rule

IT HAS been suggested that a compromise on the discriminatory '75 year rule' which forbids judges awarding tickets in new breeds after the age of 75 might be that it should be abolished and
that all judges should retire at age 80. ..

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Champion Barleyarch Playboy

ALMOST FROM the moment ‘Blue’ was born he stood out as being something very special. Even as a suckling whelp you could see the strength in his quarters as he pushed to get to the milk bar, but who could have imagined quite what the show world later held in store for him.

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Keeping ahead of the game

REGULAR VISITORS to our website know that they can become involved in the free OUR DOGS social network which we have created over the last ten years for all those involved in the world of dogs...

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Dog died after being left in car

THE OWNER of an Irish Setter dog who died from heatstroke after being left in a car for two hours has been banned from keeping dogs for a year...

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Belly Bands - Kennel Club voices welfare concerns

THE KENNEL Club is aware that a training device called a ‘Belly Band’ is available in the UK. Belly bands are designed specifically to prevent male dogs doing ‘leg lifting exercises’ and urinating indoors...

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Dogs in the community - a decreasing problem

Each year the government publishes the English Housing Survey. It is a minefield of statistics which contains a wealth of information on which decisions are made about legislation, house building and many other regulatory measures. A total of 17,000 households a year are involved...

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Obituary - Lucille Sawtell

I KNOW that Golden Retriever and English Setter lovers worldwide will join me in mourning
the passing of Lucille Sawtell (of Yeo) on Saturday 14th February.

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London Cocker Society AGM dispute rumbles on

LAST WEEK’S report on the AGM of the London Cocker Society and the removal of its chairman, Mrs Jennifer Lloyd Carey gave an account of events a
fortnight ago which culmiated in Mrs Lloyd Carey being ousted...

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KC states its position on RSPCA report on dog breeding

As we go to press OUR DOGS has been in touch with the Kennel Club
with reference to its response to the RSPCA report on dog breeding.

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Dogs Victoria response to the bushfires

WHEN THE news of the fires reached the staff of DOGS Victoria early this month,
the Australian dog charity knew that many of its members would be affected...

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Change of judge

Due to unforseen circumstances Barry Denyer is unable to judge the Pasoral Group at Barrow & District Kennel Association Open Show on 1st March.
This Group will now be judged by Mrs Gillian Simpson.

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Greyhound club schedules

The Greyhound Club Open Show will be held on 21st March 2009...

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