|Is There a Way Forward for Dog Shows?
By Stuart Baillie
Is there a way forward for dog shows?
WHEN I was over in the US earlier in the year I was surprised, when chatting with Best In Show Daily editors, that despite the physical distance that separates us, the differing groups and showing systems and the fact that our Kennel Clubs are two very distinct bodies that we share very many of the same concerns for the future and we are experiencing very similar sets of problems as we search for ways to revitalize our sport and attract new enthusiasts. more
Commemorating Dogs in War at Ypres
By Julia Robertson
This time of year I find really evocative leading up to Armistice day. It is a day that is so humbling and one I feel we should never forget. Conflict past and present is graphically documented but I feel that the animal side of their involvement is one that maybe is not. War Horse has helped the cause of the horse and how they had to participate within wars. For me being a horse lover knowing that they are flight animals it filled me with horror, being put in the middle of conflict would be the most stressful situation for them. more
Junior Handling Association Final 2013
Fourteen of the UK's best young handlers meet at Discover Dogs 2013 to compete for the title of UK Junior Handler of the Year in the JHA Final, under judge and former winner of the competition Helena Hutchings. here