Our Dogs News Headlines
from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 13/3/09


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Charmin on top of the world

Best in show at a fantastic Crufts 2009 was Good & Middlebrooks’ Sealyham Terrier
Am/Can/Su Ch Efbe's Hidalgo at Goodspice handled by Margery Good and pictured here with the famous Keddel Memorial Trophy...

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Research teams will join forces

A decision has been reached between the APGAW committee headed by Mr Eric Martlew MP and Professor Sir Patrick Bateson, chair of the Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding,
set up and funded by Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club to share information and knowledge,
gained from the two inquiries, into dog breeding...

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Protestors fail to make their mark

THE PLANNED protests at Crufts came to nothing more than a handful of people who spent a couple of hours outside on Sunday, the final day...

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Just Nuisance

Anyone who is lucky enough to travel to South Africa and visit Simonstown in the Cape Province will have seen the marvellous Jean Doyle sculpture commissioned in the 1985,
of 'Just Nuisance' the Great Dane. ..

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Keith C. Barnett dies

OUR DOGS was saddened to hear of the sudden passing, on Tuesday 10th March, of Keith C Barnett, OBE MA PhD BSc DVOphthal FRCVS DipECVO DipACVO. He was 79 and had just returned from Crufts.

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Rottweilers escape destruction order

IN JANUARY 2007 a story hit the headlines when a nine-year-old boy was attacked by one of his neighbour’s Rottweilers in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire...

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Anne Moore (Sprogmore)

AFTER A short illness Anne passed away peacefully on 27th February 2009. Many will remember Anne who bred and made up Sh Ch Sprogmore Sachmo, the only chocolate roan dog to receive a
UK Show Champion Title in the 20th Century...

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So long, Endal...

THERE WASN’T a dry eye in the house as Crufts said farewell to one of its favourites guests. Last week’s show saw Canine Partner, Endal, bow out at his 13th consecutive appearance at the show,
and owner Allen Parton said he was prepared for it to be an emotional few days.

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Charity benefits

The All Ireland Shar Pei Association held a sponsored abseil down the front of the Europa hotel in Belfast in September 2008, in aid of the Northern Ireland Children's Cancer Unit Fund at the
Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast...

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Our Dogs: the award winner!

Dog Theft Action (DTA) and Vets Get Scanning (VGS) announced at Crufts that their Dedication Award 2009 would go to Our Dogs. The award is given in recognition of our
‘exceptional commitment to reducing dog theft in the UK’...

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Slugs and snails and puppy dogs’ tails!

LUNGWORM INFECTION in dogs, caused by the parasite Angiostrongylus vasorum, is spreading...

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Obituary - Mrs Shirley Aldenhoven (Courbette)

IT IS with great sadness I have to report the death of another Dalmatian enthusiast Mrs Shirley Aldenhoven. Her devoted husband Peter phoned me to say that Shirley had died unexpectedly at home on Thursday evening 19th February...

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The world of dogs loses another friend

OUR DOGS is sorry to note the death of the well known GSD enthusiast Johnny Stokes...

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New President for German KC

Professor Dr. Peter Friedrich is the new President of the German KC (VDH)...

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Pods break records at Crufts

The Portuguese Podengos were a new breed to Crufts 2009 the BOB was Betty Judge’s
Port/Fr/ Pol Ch Barcelos Da Torre de Plushcourt (imp) and is pictured with the
judge Mrs Carla Molinari...

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Competition winners!

TICKET WINNERS for the East Anglian Game & Country Fair are...

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Pet stores lose profit to supermarkets and online shops

A NATIONAL survey of pet retailers conducted by the Pet Care Trust (PCT) has shown
a drop in the numbers using petshops for their purchases...

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Humberside Hound heads home!

The Humberside Hound Association was founded in November 1981 and held its first show on November 12th 1983; it was a 76 class Open show and the Best in Show judge was Cathy Sutton...

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CSJ’s ‘Friends for Life’ Lou and Brock win at Crufts

If you watched Crufts TV online on Sunday 8th of March you’ll have seen the tear-jerking final of the ‘Friends for Life’ competition which acknowledges and celebrates dogs that make an incredible difference to people’s lives...

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