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KC and Proctor & Gamble sign three year deal

A new ground-breaking agreement which extends to March 2018 has now been signed by the Kennel Club and Procter & Gamble Pet Care (P & G). The parties have announced that this will 'continue their collaboration as 'Partners in Pet Nutrition' and expand upon their shared goals.' ...

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Oliver cooks up a win

Best in Show at East of England was the Wire Fox Terrier Ch Travella Striking Steel, owned by Victor Malzoni...

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KC 'addressing' colour question

The Kennel Club says that it is addressing what it calls the 'increasing concerns' about the occurrence of undesirable colours in some breeds of dog...

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The Cavalier and King Charles Spaniel in art

The Kennel Club Art Gallery has announced the opening of its latest exhibition, which features two of the UK's most popular and well-loved breeds: the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and King Charles Spaniel...

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MP calls for stronger sentences

It is a criminal offence to steal a family pet. However, under the present law pets are regarded as chattels - property - and not regarded as living creatures...

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Dachshund movement study begins in Surrey

Researchers at the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine are to use techniques and technology developed to improve human health to help dogs with paralysis and other neurological problems...

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Three breeds to demonstrate 'obreedience' at CLA Game Fair

Three breed teams, made up of Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Tibetan Terriers and Pembroke Welsh Corgis respectively, will provide a display of 'obreedience' at the CLA Game Fair at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, on 19 July...

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KC launches awards to find Britain's best dog friendly businesses

Even though we are regarded as a nation of pet lovers, many dog owners struggle to find shops, pubs, restaurants, hotels and even beaches that welcome their four-legged friends...

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Lancashire Heeler Association Highland Fling

The Lancashire Heeler Association held a Member's Limited Show in Newton Stewart in Scotland on the day after Border Union, which was judged by Debbie Penniston-Fleming (Ailort) and we had a nice entry of 22 dogs making 44 entries, and we also had three Special Award Classes judged by Debbie Felstead (Foveaux)...

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Hello Frankie!

Our Dogs would like to Congratulate Faye Bevis (Stecal Akitas) and her partner Paul Edwards on the birth of their son, Frankie...

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Battersea sees great potential through Google Glass

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home revealed today it has been one of a tiny handful of UK organisations that have been trialling Google's latest product - Google Glass - to "explore" how the technology could benefit the famous animal charity's rehoming and visitor experiences...

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Dolly's working 'K9' to 5

Following on from her epic performance at the Glastonbury festival last month, Queen of Country, Dolly Parton, has offered to a adopt a Lurcher that was left behind in a tent...

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Obituary - Betty Hanratty

We gathered in Cape Town last Sunday to say goodbye to Betty Hanratty, a stalwart of the Afghan Hound breed in Southern Africa, writes Moira Serritslev...

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Obituary - Miss Pamela Poulter

It is with sadness I have to report the death of Miss Pamela Poulter of the Lankelly Wirehaired Dachshunds, who passed away on the 4th July 2014, writes Jenny Rowe...

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Obituary - Peter Embleton

The officers and committee of Belfast Dog Show Society are saddened to announce the untimely death of their Show Manager, Peter Embleton, who, having been diagnosed just four months ago, lost his brave fight against cancer in the early hours of Monday, July 7th...

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FCI investigates multiple shows

The President of the FCI, Rafael de Santiago from Puerto Rico, has issued a strongly worded letter promising that the FCI will open an investigation into concerns that various FCI Member and Affiliate Member Countries have been holding multiple CAC shows (Championship Shows) against the decision made at the last general Assembly of the FCI in Budapest 2013...

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Charity cycle ride in aid of Greyhound Trust

IT is hoped that the Retired Greyhound Trust (rgt) will benefit from a charity cycle run on 16th July from Manchester to Blackpool...

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Get well soon Derek

Top all rounder judge Derek Smith managed to finish a judging appointment at Bray championship show recently, despite fracturing hsis left shoulder earlier in the day...

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Original Christian Furr painting of Blenheim Palace to be auctioned for charity at CLA Game Fair

The CLA Game Fair will host an auction of an original oil painting of Blenheim Palace, the 2014 CLA Game Fair venue, by acclaimed English painter Christian Furr...

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Dutch sign agreement over Bulldog health

The Dutch Kennel Club and both breeding clubs, de Engelse Bulldog Club Nederland and de Bulldog Club Nederland, have signed an agreement which intends to lead to an improvement in the 'general health of the Bulldog'...

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Beagle Welfare celebrates 35th Anniversary

You might think that a hog roast, a barbecue and 200 or so beagles is a risky combination. But Beagle Welfare's 35th anniversary celebrations on the final weekend of June exceeded all expectations and the hounds behaved perfectly...

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Rescued police dog put to sleep

A trainee police dog which was returned to the Somerset rescue centre it came from after it was found to be a banned breed has been put to sleep...

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Riley the Rescue dog qualifies to work with disabled partner

Dogs for the Disabled is delighted that Riley, a rescue dog from Blue Cross, has become a life-changing assistance dog. Riley has completed his training, been matched with his new disabled 'owner' and qualified today (Tuesday 13th May 2014) as a fully-fledged Assistance Dog, gaining his yellow jacket and official ID tag...

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The Kennel Club's canine sports science seminar returns

The Kennel Club Canine Sports Science Seminar will be retuning this November, further to the success of the previous seminars held regularly since 2007...

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Heroes get tails wagging at the Olympic Park

Thousands of hero dogs from across the country came to London recently in support of life-changing guide dogs...

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Lucky breeder wins Woof & Brew prize

A German Shorthaired Pointer Breeder has been drawn as the lucky winner of the 50 WOOF & BREW Herbal Dog Tea prize draw...

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New home for lonely Stafford

A lonely Staffordshire bull terrier who spent over 550 days in kennels has finally found a new home...

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