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As the Wheels Turn

Imagine…. You’ve heard the old standard about putting the emPHAsis on the wrong sylLAble? It seems a significant percentage of our sport suffers from this ailment. “We make our living off other people’s egos…..” This sage advice was imparted to me by one of the handlers I worked for back in the day. Certainly, this… read more

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Labradors Once Again Top Dog

New York, NY – The Labrador Retriever does it again!  In a press conference today at its new pet care space, AKC Canine Retreat, the American Kennel Club (AKC®), the nation’s largest purebred dog registry, announced that the intelligent, family friendly Lab firmly holds on to the number one spot on the most popular list… read more

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Tincture of Time: Watchful Waiting

“I used to think I could control ducks with my mind but it turns out ducks and I just have very similar ideas about what stuff ducks should do.” —Jacy Catlin  Humans have this little quirk in their brains: when two things occur at nearly the same time we tend to think they are related,… read more

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Alaska’s New Divorce Law: Pets Are More Than Property

My interest is always piqued by news of changes in laws that view animals as family members rather than personal property. Case in point is a newly amended law in Alaska (Amendment HB 147) that requires consideration of the best interest of companion animals who are caught up in the tangle of divorce. In the… read more

AKC Board Of Directors Class of 2021 Elected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brandi Hunter Date: March 14, 2017 Phone: 212-696-8228 Email: communications@akc.org AKC BOARD OF DIRECTORS CLASS OF 2021 ELECTED New York, NY – At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club on March 14, 2017, the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2021 was elected. The four Directors elected were: Rita J…. read more

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As the Wheels Turn – Separation Anxiety

I love my dogs. I love my client dogs. I laugh at their antics, kiss them on the nose and cry when they leave, whether to go home or to heaven. My dogs give me joy, pleasure, comfort and are a source of constant entertainment. I give them cozy surroundings, quality food, grooming and medical… read more

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‘Stunned, Shocked and Thrilled’ Crufts Best in Show Winners Speak to Dogworld.tv

‘Stunned, shocked and thrilled’ Jason Lynn and Michael Gadsby speak about the ‘dream come true’ after Miami the American Cocker Spaniel wins Best in Show at Crufts 2017.

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Four Year Old Girl is Youngest Dog Handler at Crufts

A four-year-old girl is believed to be the youngest dog handler ever to compete at Crufts – with her pet terrier which is older than her. Jessica Allen impressed the main arena with her five-year-old Australian Terrier Annie today and won the Good Citizens’ Australian Terrier category. Her dog handler mother Felicity Freer supported Jessica… read more

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Pyper the Boarder Collie from Manchester, today (Thursday 09.03.17), the first day of Crufts 2017, at the NEC Birmingham.


Crufts is the world's greatest dog show and this year will see around 22,000 healthy, happy dogs competing for the coveted 'Best in Show' title as well as taking part in the many other competitions that take place at the show, from Agility and Flyball to the hero dog competition Eukanuba Friends for Life and Scruffts Family Crossbreed of the Year. Crufts 2017 runs from the 9th to the 12th March at the NEC, Birmingham.

Crufts is the perfect opportunity for dog lovers meet around 200 breeds of dog, find out how to go about getting a dog, and to find out about activities and competitions they can get involved in with their own dog.

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Exhibitors Wary of CRUFFA Presence at Crufts

Rumours that supporters of Jemima Harrison’s campaign are going to be busy at Crufts no sign of abating. Over the weekend a new meme appeared on Facebook warning exhibitors that Ms Harrison’s Campaign for the Responsible Use of Flat-Faced Animals (CRUFFA) allies may be mingling with exhibitors at the show. It says, ‘Crufts 2017 warning!… read more

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