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Thousands of Owners Forget to Update Microchip Details When They Move

Thousands of owners forget to update microchip details when they move, survey reveals ONE in eight stray dogs unclaimed in local authority kennels facing destruction have microchips bearing incorrect details.   New research has shown that after moving house owners give priority to sorting out their digital TV before they consider updating their dog’s chip… read more

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Three FCI Judges Suspended

THREE international judges are to be suspended temporarily by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI). They are Igor Vyguzov, Yolanda Nagler and Franki Leung.   Based on a request from the Russian Kynological Federation (RKF) Mr Vyguzov will no longer be on the Montenegro Kennel Club’s judges list, and invitations to judge at FCI events must… read more

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Pedigree Paws Unite a Huge Success,Raising More Than £70,000

A TOTAL of 210 of the UK’s 216 breeds took part in Gavin and Sara Robertson’s Pedigree Paws Unite (PPU), the mammoth charity walk across Britain which ended triumphantly at Darlington championship show last week.   The massive fundraising drive has already produced £68,000 from walkers and supporters and another £4,000 is yet to come… read more

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Around the Dog World – Hound & Gundogs 2016

Last month saw three championship shows across one weekend and our cameras caught the very best of the action at two of them, Houndshow and National Gundog. From both shows there is extensive highlights from the Best in Show ring as well as glimpses at Best Puppies and Best Veteran from the group shows. And… read more

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KC Identifies ‘Key Priority Breeds’ for New Health Project

THE KENNEL Club has identified a number of breeds as being the first to require support from its new Breed Health and Conservation Plans project. Those which have been flagged as ‘key priority breeds’ are: the Basset Hound, Bloodhound, Bulldog, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Chow Chow, Clumber Spaniel, Dogue de Bordeaux, English Setter, French Bulldog,… read more

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City of Birmingham 2016 – Best in Show

At the City of Birmingham championship dog show 2016 the schedule for Best in Show judge read the same name as it did two years ago. But unlike last time, Andrew Brace didn’t fall ill on the first day of the show and got to judge the seven finalist. His winner in the Best in… read more

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Meeting Held to Discuss Falling Entries Problem

A MEETING held by the Kennel Club Dog Show Promotion Working Party at Stoneleigh on August 25 has put forward the idea that a reduction in the number of breed clubs through amalgamation could lead to higher show entries. Those present at the meeting from the Working Party were Richard Bott, Mark Cocozza, Brian Limpus,… read more

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Italian Handler Suspended Over Dogs’ Deaths

THE PROFESSIONAL handler at the centre of a mystery surrounding 13 dogs’ deaths has been suspended by the Italian Kennel Club (ENCI). No more details have yet emerged about length of suspension or findings against Fabrizio Manni, but since the incident at the end of May rumours have abounded concerning how the dogs came to… read more

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English Toy Terriers and Cloning Jane Lilley!

The last of my poultry winged their way off to their new homes a few weeks back. I was sad to see them go and the field is now very quiet but the one good thing that has come out of it is that I am now free to attend dog shows again and last… read more

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KC is Adapting to Meet Expectations, Says Chairman

KEEPING the Kennel Club adaptable and flexible, the acquisition of show sites, vetchecks, dog health and the mutual recognition of judges was all touched upon by chairman SimonLuxmoore during the traditional ‘state of the nation’ speech at the Welsh Kennel Club championship show dinner.   The last year had made the KC realise that it… read more

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