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Wales rules out licensing

The Welsh Government has confirmed that dog shows will not be part of the proposed Animal Exhibits legislation.
It was feared, when this legislation was first proposed, that exhibitors at dog shows would need a license to show their dogs at dog shows in Wales and that Welsh dog exhibitors...
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Welsh Parliament meets on Lucy’s Law

The Petition’s Committee of the Welsh Parliament met on Tuesday to discuss Lucy’s Law, the ban on the third party sales of puppies.
The Welsh Government has made a commitment to bring in Lucy’s Law but as yet no timescale has been given as to when it will be made law.
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Husky owner stays with dogs



An Australian man has decided to stay with his 60 Husky dogs in a Bushfire area after the military revealed they would not be able to take them to safety.
Brett Haddon and his dogs were left stranded in a fire zone in Victoria...
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Right of reply: Greta and Colin Dobbin

In our 20 December issue we published an article about The Kennel Club’s decision to ban Greta and Colin Dobbin for eight years for submitting a registration application that was untrue. We also mentioned the campaign Roy Lyon has continued against the Dobbin’s for the last three years.
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Manchester Show update

As we go to press, OUR DOGS can confirm that Manchester Dog Show has attracted 9,658 dogs for its forthcoming show at Bingley Hall, Stafford.
Exhibitors please note that the Bannerdown Stakes and the YKC Stakes classes will now be judged by Anne McDonald as Raye Parry has had to withdraw.
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Azawakh to appear at Westminster

The Azawakh will be judged for the first time at the upcoming Westminster Dog Show.
It joins 204 breeds taking part in the show that has been expanded and will now take place over three days. The show starts on February 9th before culminating with Best in Show at Madison Square Garden on February...
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Hunt Master has terrier destroyed

A former Master of the Ludlow Hunt was ordered to have his terrier dog destroyed after it bit a dog walker and was found to be dangerously out of control on two other separate occasions.
Rupert Inglesant, who has been involved in hounds and dogs for 30 years, pleaded guilty to......

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Stolen showdogs reunited in USA

A family whose show dogs were stolen were reunited with one of them following a drug bust.
The Roldan family from Florida were in Clayton County, Georgia, USA to attend a dog show in December. They stopped at a petrol station and their American Bulldog, Crayola and a French Bulldog called Hero...
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Ch Jocolda Chie Mihara




On 30th December 2019, Roger and Julie Westwood sadly said goodbye to their Leonberger, Layla, at the age of 10 and a half years old. Bred by David and Joan Rushby (Jocolda) by UK Top Stud Dog, Baltizar Iz Poselka Sokol......

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Multi Ch Joybull Limited Edition



The well known Bullmastiff, Multi Ch Joybull Limited Edition belonging to Chris and Jayne Roberts, has died. 
Poppy died on New Year’s Eve. Chris said: ‘our beautiful girl left us very suddenly on New Year’s Eve. Poppy was...
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Obituary - Richard Marples

OUR DOGS is sorry to record the death of our past owner and Editor Mr Richard Marples. Richard passed away in his sleep just before Christmas on December 23rd. OUR DOGS send sincere condolences to his family.
Richard was born in March 1937 and had succeeded his father Dennis......

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Obituary - Maureen Wade

The very sad news that Maureen Wade had passed came through to the Irish show scene and to her friends on New Year’s Day.
Maureen was a very popular exhibitor and judge on the Irish show circuit throughout the year and no show would be the same without seeing Maureen and Jimmy......

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Elaine Georgian (Jeddep OES)

Elaine was a special and unique person. She was all about her dogs and her family, in that order.
She bred numerous champions owned by herself and other people, including Jeddep Bilbo baggins of rompindale, Jeddep  Model Lady, Jeddep  Wishbone  Whisper and Jeddep ......

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Ken Bounden

OUR DOGS was sorry to learn of the death, on Monday January 5, of former Bedlington breed note correspondent Ken Bounden.
Ken was well known throughout the terrier world, and was well known for his books on the breed.
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