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Sad news today for publication side of the dog world. Joining Dogs In Review, another publication covering the fancy & the sport of purebred dogs has ceased publication. Dog World, has stopped reporting due to the high costs of producing paper-based publications along with other expenses such as marketing; and digital’s influence on advertising revenues…. read more

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Campaigners Rejoice as Dog Meat Banned at China Festival

  DOG meat is to be banned – at least temporarily – at the infamous Yulin festival in China following vigorous campaigning by animal welfare groups and general disapproval of the event. Tens of thousands of dogs are bludgeoned to death at the festival every year, but it now appears that the Government is to… read more

Celebrate National Purebred Dog Day!

National Purebred Dog Day was created in 2013 not only to celebrate the heritage, diversity and predictability of purebred dogs, but also to give a forum to the millions of people for whom these dogs are best friends, work mates, family companions, and service dogs. These have been difficult times for purebred dog owners who… read more

Taiwan Passes Landmark Law Banning Eating Dogs or Cats

EATING dogs and cats has been banned in Taiwan. It is the first Asian country to do so. New legislation, passed last week, prevents eating, buying or possessing dog or cat meat. Those who break the law face a fine of about £6,500. Selling the meat in restaurants has also been outlawed, and animal cruelty… read more

KC Told, ‘Lighten Up’ or Risk GSD Clubs Closing

ANY GERMAN Shepherd who shows signs of stress should be dismissed from the ring, the Kennel Club has ruled – but it’s the show managers who are really under stress, according to the breed council secretary. The instruction to dismiss dogs showing stress  is included in a new film emphasising judges’ ‘responsibilities to the health… read more

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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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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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Vets Need More Balanced View of Pedigree Dogs

Vets need more balanced and less critical view of pedigree dogs, says KC vet VETS should get more involved with the world of showing and breeding by working more closely with breed clubs and directly with breeders.   This is the view of Kennel Club veterinary advisor Nick Blayney who, speaking at the recent British… read more

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A Step Forward and a Step Back

I really hoped that I could have started 2017 in a spirit of goodwill, with positive praise for the Kennel Club and its efforts to promote the pedigree dog, and in promoting breed health. The first signs were very promising. The Dandie Dinmont folk, inspired by Mike Macbeth and Paul Keevil, have been raising money… read more

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