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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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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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Around the Dog World – Champions and Puppies 2016

This month’s Around the Dog World gives you the to experience at the UK’s highest quality canine competition. The the Dog World/Eukanuba Pup of the Year and Champion Stakes Final the dogs on show have had to qualify through classes of hundreds at championship shows throughout the year, meaning each qualifier has had their work… read more

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KC Announcement Prompts Lafora Fears

A NEW Kennel Club decision regarding the registration of Dachshunds could lead to disease being introduced to two varieties, the breed council has warned. The KC has agreed to allow puppies of different coat types than their parents due to recessive genes to be included in the breed register to which their coat most closely… read more

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Around the Dog World – Champions and Puppies 2016

This month’s Around the Dog World gives you the to experience at the UK’s highest quality canine competition. The the Dog World/Eukanuba Pup of the Year and Champion Stakes Final the dogs on show have had to qualify through classes of hundreds at championship shows throughout the year, meaning each qualifier has had their work… read more

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Should judges be Monitored on the Showground, Asks KC Board Member

SHOULD ‘impartial observers’ be appointed at shows to intervene if a judge’s performance is not up to scratch? Could they be given the power to ‘have a quiet word’ with the judge, hold them to account and if necessary report them to the Kennel Club? This suggestion comes from Board member Jeff Horswell who tackles… read more

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Cavalier Owners Criticise KC’s new MVD Heart Scheme

A CAMPAIGNING Cavalier group has voiced its doubts about the Kennel Club’s new testing scheme for mitral valve disease.   Members say it has ‘glaring’ omissions, one of which is that it is voluntary not compulsory which means, they say, it could never be successful.   The KC believes the programme will ‘dramatically’ improve heart… read more

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