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Amsterdam to break records?

Next month's World Dog Show in Amsterdam could set a new record for entries at a World Dog Show. 

This long anticipated show will be held at the Rai Centre in Amsterdam and looks set to be a memorable occasion for both the Dutch Kennel Club and the FCI. 
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Double Top for Yankees


Best in Show at East of England Championship Show was the American Cocker Spaniel, Am / Ir Ch / Sh Ch Silhouette Troubling Nasailleen with Mycalleys, owned by Miss Leanne Bryant,......

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Kennel Club ban is slated


Following the Kennel Club's decision to ban an exhibitor for 8 months and 13 days for swearing at a show official, the KC have suffered a massive backlash on social media with some writers called the KC 'autocratic and unfair'.
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Finns law progresses

A new law to protect service dogs passed another hurdle in Parliament last week. The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill, or as it popularly known, Finn's Law, came through its second reading and will now move on to the Committee stage on a date yet to be announced but possibly in October.
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Pet theft

Campaigners for dog theft reform were overjoyed after the government confirmed that pet theft is categorised as a category two or three crime. A Category two crime means 25 weeks to six years in custody. It means offenders will receive a custodial sentence. Category three offences receive a fine......

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Changes to Dangerous Dogs Act planned

The government are not planning to change their mind about the breed-specific aspects of the Dangerous Dogs Act (DDA). In a stormy and often bad-tempered exchange with the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee in Parliament last week, Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of......

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Staffie tied to pipe of park toilets and left

A Staffie was left tied to the downpipe of a park toilet block and dumped before being rescued by the RSPCA. 

The frightened dog was found beside the men's toilets in the park off Boscombe Cliff Road, Bournemouth, on 5th July

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New dna testing scheme for basset hounds

The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in the Basset Hound, following consultation with the Health Coordinator for the breed.

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Chayo 150 not out!


Top breeder Sue Ellis has just reached the super total of 150 CC's won by her well known Chayo Kennel.  Sue, who runs Moss Cottage Boarding kennels in South Manchester, got her first malamute in 1996. Since then her record speaks......

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Puppy gang member sentenced

A man has been given a suspended prison sentence and lifetime ban on keeping dogs for his part in a puppy farming gang who made an estimated 2.5m selling more than 5,000 puppies across London and the South East. 

Edward Stokes, was sentenced at Isleworth......

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Parking problem at Blackpool

In the light of the Melanie Raymond case, OUR DOGS have also been contacted by well known North West exhibitor Mr Wayne Docksey. Wayne recently attended what he calls his local show, Blackpool, both as an exhibitor and a spectator despite being in great pain from having spinal surgery only two weeks......

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Anti vivisection walk to Westminster


Celebrity canines joined campaigners for a dog walk to Westminster as part of a campaign to end animal testing. Cruelty Free International (CFI), a leading anti-vivisection charity, organised the walk as part of its #LeadtheWay campaign......

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Pauline Johns success at Windsor

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Pauline John's on her success at Windsor. Her Bichon, Manoir's Man For All Seasons took Best Of Breed, Dog CC and Best Puppy at the show last weekend, under judge Tony Alcock. 

Mac also won Group Four, under Brian Rix......

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Puppies coming home!


Dog charity name litter of eighteen puppies in honour of the England squad to bring them luck in the World Cup semi-final.

Dogs Trust is showing their support for the England team ahead of the World Cup semi-......

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Am Cockers both win BIS - 5000 miles apart!


Two brothers won best in show and they were 5,000 miles apart.

Triumphing at East of England last weekend was American Cocker 'Trouble' or Am Ch, UK Sh Ch, Ir Ch Silhouette Troubling Nasailleen with......

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Obituary - Russell Lamonby - A celebration

A celebration of the life of Russell Lamonby and his Emred Bull Terriers Compiled by Frank Dyson.  No one who came in to contact with Russ could fail to notice his passion and love for the bull  terrier and for like-minded people, whom he would go out of his way to help, both with......

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