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New Board members voted in at AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Kennel Club was held on Tuesday of this week at the Curzon Cinema in Mayfair and it was Chaired by Simon Luxmoore. Around 200 of the total membership of approximately 1450 attended.
It is of regret to OUR DOGS that we are not permitted to report publicly......

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Standard win for Solo


Best in Show at Birmingham National Championship Show was the Wire Haired Dachshund 
Ch Silvae Solo, owned by 
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Parliament to launch inquiry into DDA

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) is to investigate the effectiveness of the Act, in particular the breed specific aspect of the legislation.
Last month at a meeting of the All Party Dog Advisory Welfare Group (APDAWG) there were calls for the Act to be repealed.
Kendal......

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KC Question Time heads to Glasgow

The views of dog owners in Scotland are being sought as the Kennel Club's Question Time event visits Glasgow on Tuesday 26th June.
The event will be held at 7pm at the Westerwood Hotel, 1 St Andrews Drive, near Glasgow G68 0EW. The venue is located near the M80, just 15 minutes from......

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Warning over vaccination ‘remedies’

The RSPCA has warned dog owners to avoid unproven anti-vaccination 'remedies' that are being sold online.
These so-called 'wonder cures' are being sold promising immunity from numerous fatal conditions. These medications are made from the diseased flesh of dead animals and the RSPCA......

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Kennel Club registrations up first quarter to March 2018

Though the Kennel Club has not yet formally announced it on line, publication of its hard copy Breed Records Supplement confirms that KC Registrations for the first quarter to March 2018 are up by 2,274 (4.2%) from 53,806 in 2017 to 56,080 in 2018. This follows a 6.8% increase in registrations for......

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Obituary - Jackie Henderson

Peacefully at St John's Hospital, Livingstone on Monday 30th April 2018, Jacqueline (Jackie) aged 88 years of Colinsburgh, Fife beloved wife of the late Steuart, much loved mum of Andrew and Iain, loving mother in law of Gill and Tina, devoted gran of Matthew and Miranda, and a dear sister in law......

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Dortmund International winners

DORTMUND WAS the destination for many last weekend, with the Europa Winner Show and the international  Exhibition show both being held at the Westphalia Halls in very warm and sunny weather.
Best in Show at the Europa Sieger Show was Monika u. Ninja Knöpfli's Cairn Terrier......

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Bouvier Young Handler is feeling Tickerty-Boo


Best in Show at the Bouviers des Flandres Club of Great Britain Open show, went to two year old bitch, Chepam Winifred, handled by young handler, Olivia Rowlands, (owned by Mrs D E Rowlands and Miss O A Rowlands).
Olivia,......

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CC Round-up - 18th May 2018

The Tibetan Terrier Breeder & Owners Club's 26th Championship Show - May 6


Frank Kane (Judge) pictured here with from the left Best in Show, Reserve Best In Show and Best puppy in Show.  
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RSPCA Honours awards 2018

For over 100 years, the RSPCA Honours have been an opportunity to recognise those people and organisations who've helped us in our goal to end animal cruelty and protect animals from abuse.
Awards are given for bravery, outstanding service and to recognise exceptional contributions......

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Backlash against Kennel Club website

by Ali Smith

In an unprecedented move last week, the Kennel Club decided to launch its own web site to publish show reports, a task undertaken without charge to the Kennel Club for over 100 years by the canine press.

Since that announcement was made, many exhibitors have questioned......

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The answer is in the skin!

by Dr Sue Paterson

I love musing over those puzzles that they give to children, when there is a hidden picture within a pattern or where you look at a picture one way and it is two faces looking at each other and from another angle, in a different......

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