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RSPCA claims challenged

WELL KNOWN Dachshund breeder Margaret Jamieson of the Djeata kennels, along with her husband Richard Abraham, has appeared in court recently to deny animal welfare charges. They pair pleaded not guilty this week to several counts of causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of up to 26 dogs...

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Best in Show at Boston 2014

Best in Show at Boston 2014 was Mrs S Browne-Cole's Wire Fox Terrier Ch Travella Striking Steel ...

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Last chance for Crufts online entries

The Kennel Club would like to remind exhibitors of dogs qualified for Crufts 2014 that the deadline for online entries is midnight on Monday, 20th January 2014...

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Dogs really are good for you!

Children's risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog in the household, and now researchers have discovered a reason why...

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January dog cancer diagnosis peak

More dogs are diagnosed with cancer in January than any other time of the year, with sheer chance meaning treatment can be introduced to slow down or even stop the disease...

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Wood Green bans rescue dog 'sightseers'

Wood Green Animal Shelter has banned people from viewing its dogs unless they are 'genuinely looking' for a pet to reduce stress on the animals...

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Sue Sampson moves on

OUR DOGS has learned that the popular Kennel Club road show manager, Sue Sampson, is to take up a full time post at the Kennel Club based in London, which means Manchester this weekend will be Sue's last show on the Kennel Club stand...

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Sheltie found 500 miles from home

It could be something the Proclaimers wrote, and owner Leanda Loosemore would have walked the 500 miles had she known where her dog was after being stolen...

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Westminster Kennel Club show - New York

In America the Westminster Kennel Club's Annual show to be held this year on February 10th and 11th is for the USA, just like Crufts is for the UK, the most famous and prestigious canine event in the country. This year it has again relaxed its entry qualifications and will have its largest entry since 1990 and will have the addition of Agility to its activities...

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Champion Dobermann found dead

Ch Freelance Temptation For Alcumlow (Stella), a Dobermann belonging to Rebecca, Beverley and Pete Barber has been discovered in a hedge, presumably having been the victim of a car accident...

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Int Bel Lux Vdh Eng Ch Windspiel Northern Stylon (Mary) 2001-2013

Bob and Elaine Newsham have lost Mary, Int Bel Lux Vdh Eng Ch Windspiel Northern Stylon (Mary), aged 12 years...

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Obituary - Ch Serekunda Dream On At Kertellas

Tiffany was bred by Margaret Austin and by Am Ch Lake Cove Of Course x Ch Serekunda Sarah's Choice JW on 24 March 2001 and passed away 13 Jan 2014...

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Essex team need YOU!

With a very busy 2014 season ahead of them the renowned Essex Dog Display Team are looking to recruit more team members to cope with the huge number of requests for their dog handling skills from event organisers...

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How common is dog aggression in UK?

Aggressive dogs represent a serious risk to human health, tragically causing fatalities in rare cases. The development of aggression can also impact on a dog's welfare, because of a breakdown of the human-pet bond, euthanasia or relinquishment. New research has estimated the prevalence of human-directed aggression in different situations, and examined the potential risk factors for dogs showing aggression towards people...

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Calling all Pumi lovers

On Sunday 16th February 2014, there will be an inaugural meeting at St Peters Church Hall, Bickenhill, Nr Solihull, and anybody who has any interest in learning more about the Pumi is invited. Kate Pinches of the Cuidado Pumis in Hungary is coming to speak on the Standard and to tell people about owning the breed....

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Majestic Wine chooses Dogs for Disabled as Charity of the Year

Majestic Wine has chosen Banbury based Dogs for the Disabled as its Charity of the Year 2014, following a staff vote in November last year...

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Missing trophy

The Humberside Hound Association has a missing trophy. Secretary Trish Wells said: 'Our records do show the trophy as returned - and not having been signed for as having 'gone out'...

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Continued success for Arden Grange

Sussex based super-premium pet food company Arden Grange has received two 'highly commended' Your Dog Magazine awards. Arden Grange received the awards in the Best Dry Dog Food and the Specialist Dog Food categories...

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Dogs for the Disabled launches in North West

Dogs for the Disabled is to launch its new North West England centre at Atherton with a Puppy Socialiser Demonstration and Appeal on Tuesday 21 January 2014...

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Birmingham Show Secretary to leave

Mrs Meriel Hathaway President and Acting Chairman of the Birmingham Dog Show Society which organises the 'National' Dog Show has issued the following statement on behalf of the committee: 'The Management Committee of the Birmingham Dog Show Society regrets to announce the resignation of the Secretary, Mrs Angela Mitchell. Angela is taking up a new position at the Kennel Club from February 10th 2014...

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Rocking Robin!

Robin Sadler has had to spend some time in hospital recently...

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Bart wins in Belgium

THE Dogue De Bordeaux, Emberez The Big I Am, who caused controversey at LKA by failing its vet check, has won CAC/CACIB, Best of Breed and the Group at Hoogstraten International Show on 7th January...

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Most dogs stolen from gardens

According to a recent survey by Dr Louise Grove, a criminologist at Loughborough, dog theft is on the increase and it points out that 49% of dogs stolen are taken from people's gardens...

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BVA comment on the case of Bobi

THE BVA has been asked via social media to comment on the case of Bobi - a dog that sparked a petition after a veterinary surgeon recommended that he be put to sleep due to his physical condition. In its statement it said: 'Although we cannot comment on individual cases we do understand the huge public concern for Bobi...

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