London, Uk - June 13 2015: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip appear during Trooping the Colour ceremony on a horse drawn open carriage, on June 13, 2015 in London, England, UK

Queen Considers Offering Gamekeeper’s Dogs a Home

THE QUEEN, who has been walking former Sandringham gamekeeper Bill Fenwick’s dogs for two years is now, after his death aged 95 last week, considering offering them a permanent home. When Mr Fenwick’s wife, Nancy, died two years ago the Queen was keen to help out by taking their two dogs, a Bichon and a… read more

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Trust Restored Between KC and FCI Judges, Says Jeff Horswell

WHEN DOG WORLD reporter Simon Baillie interviewed all-rounder and Crufts 2017 best in show judge Jeff Horswell at LKA championship show the conversation soon turned to the future of dog show judging in the UK. Mr Horswell, who had been judging Mastiffs and Estrela Mountain Dogs on the day, was asked if dog shows were… read more

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As the Wheels Turn – Winter Wonderland

Traveling to these first of the year shows can be a little dicey (heck, in some parts of the country questionable driving weather lasts until May!). Ya’ll down there in Brooksville, Fla., just be careful of the weather envy being directed your way. I can remember driving to the St. Paul, Minn. shows when I… read more

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FDA Warns of Illnesses and Deaths in Pets Exposed to Prescription Topical (human) Cancer Treatment: Fluorouracil

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners, veterinarians, health care providers and pharmacists that pets are at risk of illness and death when exposed to the topical cancer medication Fluorouracil Cream USP 5% (5-FU.) intended for use in people. Fluorouracil may also be marketed under the brand names Carac, Effudex and Fluoroplex…. read more

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Spay/Neuter Recommendations

Next month I’ll be speaking to veterinarians at the North American Veterinary Conference about, “Current Spay/Neuter Research: Tips for Counseling Your Clients.” I love this topic for a couple of reasons. Based on results of some relatively recent and compelling research, the veterinary profession must now question some of its long-held beliefs about neutering dogs…. read more

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Skills for Both Ends of the Lead – Fabulous Focus, Part 1

One of the nicest compliments I receive when out and about with my girl, Willow, a three-and-a-half year old Australian Shepherd, is, “Look at the way she watches you!” That comment is usually followed by something like, “My dog could never do that. He just wont listen to me!” Then the conversation often flows to… read more

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What Would You Do, Doc?

I’d venture to say that almost every veterinarian has been asked at least once in his or her career: “What would you do if this was your own pet, doc?” In veterinary school, many of us were taught to avoid answering the question. So we have developed a few common responses, such as “I can’t… read more

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Fox Sports Names ‘Pick of The Litter’ For Presentation of 2017 Westminster Dog Show

FS1, Nat Geo WILD & FOX Sports GO Combine to Showcase ‘Westminster Week’ With More Coverage than Ever Before  New York – With little more than a month until the world’s top dogs converge upon New York City’s Madison Square Garden to vie for the coveted title of Best in Show, FOX Sports today names… read more

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AKC Government Relations 2016 Legislative Year in Review

2016 was a very busy year for AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) and for AKC state federations, clubs, legislative liaisons, and all who advocate on behalf of dogs and responsible dog ownership. The number of legislative proposals impacting dogs that AKC GR tracked in 2016 increase to more than 2,200, from a previous high of… read more

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Jeff Horswell Talks about the Future of Judging in the UK

WHEN DOG WORLD reporter Simon Baillie interviewed respected all-rounder and Crufts 2017 best in show judge, Jeff Horswell, at LKA championship show the conversation soon turned to the future of dog show judging in the UK. Mr Horswell, who had been judging Mastiffs and Estrela Mountain Dogs on the day, was asked if dog shows… read more

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