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The Little Skipper

Unusually for me, I’ve never had any personal experience with the Schipperke; no friends or family have ever owned one but their understated but smart looks always manage to catch my eye at shows. It has become de rigueur for the ‘pedigree haters’ to put up grainy shots of individuals in various breeds and whine… read more

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World Show in Jeopardy? FCI Asked for Help to Avert Russian kennel club ‘Catastrophe’

TROUBLE within the Russian kennel club might be putting this year’s World Dog Show under threat, it is feared.   There has been turmoil within the Russian Kynological Federation (RKF) for some time and this has led to criminal convictions, the temporary resignation of its president and the views of its most experienced members being… read more

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The Foxhound – The First British Pedigree

When I was a child I used to long for the school summer holidays as it often meant escaping down to Midhurst in West Sussex and staying on my Aunt’s family farm. Her uncle was Master of one of the local packs (kennelled on the farm) and I loved watching these beautiful hounds being fed… read more

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Petlog ‘Meltdown’ as Chipping Log Goes Live

PETLOG’S website is reported to have been in ‘meltdown’ at the end of last month as the new law making microchipping of dogs compulsory came into force.   People were said to be unable to get through to the Kennel Club’s database by phone either, as the lines were constantly engaged with an ‘unprecedented’ number… read more

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Around the Dog World Looks Back at the ‘Greatest Dog Show on Earth’

THE LATEST episode of Around the Dog World is a big one! It features highlights of the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts 2016, and the Pawscars awards ceremony – the best part of five days spent at the NEC celebrating the very best, most successful and hard working exhibitors, breeders and judges who make this… read more

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Training Scheme for Judges being Developed by KC

A COMPETENCY-based training scheme for judges is in the process of being developed by the Kennel Club. It will begin with those aspiring to become a judge progressing through to awarding CCs, and judging groups and BIS. The move has been revealed by KC Board member Anne Macdonald in this month’s Kennel Gazette, who in… read more

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BVA ‘Shares Public Concern’ about Crufts

THE BRITISH Veterinary Association (BVA) says it is looking forward to hearing from the Kennel Club about certain ‘decisions’ made at Crufts. It says it shares the public’s concern and wants the KC to report on how it would be working with judges in the future. Senior figures in the BVA were reacting to the… read more

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Just Nuisance! a South African Great Dane

We have all just returned from a whirlwind trip to South Africa… that’s me, Marc and our Miniature Smooth Dachshund, Alfie. That’s right, our dog went too! In fact if it hadn’t been for Alfie we would never have travelled to Cape Town. Back in 2003 I went on a holiday there with friends; we… read more

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Picture shows GV of Weimeraner today (Friday 11.03.16), the second day of Crufts 2016, at the NEC Birmingham.

Crufts is the world's greatest dog show and this year will see around 22,000 healthy, happy dogs at the event, enjoying competing for the coveted 'Best in Show' title as well as the many other competitions that take place at the show, from Agility and Flyball to Eukanuba Friends for Life and Scruffts. Crufts 2016 runs from the 10th to the 13th March at the NEC, Birmingham.

Crufts is the perfect opportunity for dog lovers to find out even more about the range of schemes, activities and events that they can get involved in, to ensure that they and their dog have a long, healthy and fulfilling relationship from puppyhood, all the way through their lives!

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Was Crufts all That You Hoped?

Trying to write a column that will be published the week after Crufts some ten days before the event has taken place is always very difficult. Who knows what will happen? Hopefully nothing except a celebration of beautiful dogs having a great time with their owners, and proving to the general public that show dogs… read more

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Judges Must Be ‘Sorted Out’, Says KC after GSD Best of Breed Debacle

THE KENNEL Club was forced to swing into damage-limiting action after the German Shepherd best of breed at Crufts attracted widespread criticism. KC footage of Stuart and Susan Cuthbert’s Cruaghaire Catoria (Tori) moving was edited out of Saturday evening’s Channel 4 coverage of the group; every other breed was televised. But footage could be found… read more

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