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from the Our Dogs Newspaper - Issue 20/3/09


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New law would punish owners, not dogs

It is hoped by animal campaigners north of the Border that a new law on dangerous dogs
will be in place in Scotland by next year...

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Shane takes Celtic Winners Show

The BIS winner at the IKC’s Celtic Winner’s championship show on Tuesday, and fresh from his
Group 4 win at Crufts the previous week, (above) was Connolly and Gregory’s beautiful
Border Collie, Sh. Ch. Tonkory Move Over To Huntly Junior...

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Goodbye Endal...

Allen and Sandra Parton announced last week the sad death of Endal,
their beloved Labrador, who has died at the age of 13....

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Rottweiler rescue questions welfare

A young Rottweiler bitch has been released to Leeds charity Zep the Dep Rottweiler Rescue after spending eleven days with an undetected broken leg at a veterinary surgery...

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Non-registered breeders ‘must be penalised’

The government must introduce compulsory breeding standards
to penalise non-registered dog breeders...

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Kennel worker admits dog neglect

A kennel worker from Edinburgh is facing a ban from keeping animals after admitting
neglecting her own puppy by leaving it in "disgraceful" conditions.

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Kate win’s this year’s Killick award

This year’s Killick award went to Kate Nicholas and is pictured receiving her award from
Peter Purves and Vince Hogan of Our Dogs.

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Derek Smith

AS WE go to press we have received the news that Derek Smith has suffered a slight heart attack and is recovering on Ward 7 of Macclesfield General Hospital, Macclesfield, Cheshire...

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Pet Blood Bank UK celebrates second birthday

Pet Blood Bank UK (PBBuk), the UK’s first national canine blood donation charity,
is celebrating its second birthday this month...

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‘Coldasice Cebalrai JW’ wins kindergarten Crufts

Siberian Husky Coldasice Celalrai has won the Grand Final of the Kennel Gazette Junior Warrant Winner of the Year Competition. The final took place on Thursday 5th March, the first day of Crufts...

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Obituary - Leslie Page

THE WORLD of dogs has lost one of its last true characters. He was approaching his 92nd birthday next month and I would imagine somewhat annoyed that he didn’t outlive his father who lived to 95...

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Obituary - Helen Rawson-Mackenzie

It is with great regret that after battling with cancer for many years Heather died on
Wednesday 11 March. She leaves two sons and three grandchildren
of whom she was very fond and proud...

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Obituary - Sheila Mary Eardley

THE DOG world is poorer for the passing of Sheila Eardley (Sherex) whose funeral on the 2nd March was well attended by many friends from the world of dogs...

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Obituary - Margaret Haworth - Teregram

Following a short but aggressive illness Margaret Haworth sadly lost her fight for life
and slipped away last night (Wednesday, 11 March). ..

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Dog 400 for Dogs for the Disabled!

Dogs for the Disabled – the national charity that trains dogs to help people with disabilities lead more independent lives – is celebrating its 400th adult partnership...

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Animal DNA archive boosts veterinary research

A unique archive of animal DNA has been established at the University of Liverpool as part of a new research venture by UK Veterinary schools and the Animal Health Trust...

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Pointer calendar raises much needed funds

Members of Ledgands Pointer Forum collaborated for months to produce a calendar to raise funds for less fortunate Pointers. As well as the usual calendar entry space, it contained over 48 colour photos of Pointers in informal settings. The front page photo was voted as the
winning photograph in a competition by users of the forum...

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Dogs the latest victim of the recession

The family pet is the latest victim of the credit crunch as cash-strapped owners
desperately try to cut costs, according to figures released last week...

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Greyhound dumped with ears cut off

Yet more distressing news of a mutilated greyhound found on February 14th
which had been dumped on wasteland near the village of Iron Acton...

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Pedigree Drive raises the bar

In a reception to politicians in Portcullis House, Pedigree recently revealed that the
first phase of The Pedigree Adoption Drive 2009, where a 2p donation to the campaign was given
for every Pedigree product sold between 1st January and 28th February,
has raised a fantastic £447,154.00 for dog rehoming...

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ThePet.net launches its ‘Year of the Rescue pet’

ThePet.net is launching 'Year of the Rescue Pet' and will be working with its chosen rescue organisation, Hope Rescue, to raise funds to save dogs from death row...

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