Posts with tag dogworld-UK


Dogs in the Media 2015 – Time to Fight Back

Years ago, when still at college, I briefly toyed with the idea of becoming a journalist. Then, in the autumn of 1991, by a series of strange coincidences, I met a lady that would completely turn that idea on its head. She was an American soul singing megastar and we were to be friends for… read more

Breeders Should Report Caesarean Sections, BVA Says

Best In Show Daily would like our community’s feedback on this form of oversight into breeding programs. Please comment freely on webpages or facebook, and take our poll. VETS and breeders need to work together to ensure that the health and welfare of breeding dogs is paramount, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) says. It was… read more

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Poole and The Labrador

I live very close to Poole, which features heavily in the very popular ‘Harbour Lives’ series presented by Ben Fogle and, predictably, we once again get to hear about the “beautiful unspoilt beaches, stunning landscape, the (often rare) wildlife that abounds and of course we hear about the wealthy denizens of that overpriced and (in… read more


When Expediency Backfires

ONE of the things I love about the age of social media is the immediacy you can gauge views and opinions relatively quickly. We’ve had one such example this week all based around a letter we published from Mike Gadsby of the world famous Afterglow kennel. Mike’s partner Jason Lynn was the man who handled… read more

The KC Gazette – A Possible Reincarnation

ONE OF Dog World’s regular columnists, Steven Seymour, regularly writes about what he sees as the autocratic actions of the UK Kennel Club and he equally regularly calls for the KC to become more democratic and to listen and take notice not just to its members but also to the huge number of people involved… read more


Spring Forward – Brighter Days

OVER here it’s quite a significant weekend coming up. Our clocks go forward on Sunday morning giving us an extra hour of daylight in the evenings and we also see the first single group championship show of the year in the form of UK Toy – so all-in-all that must mean that spring is here… read more

Boston Terrier Handler's Surprise Proposal at Crufts

A BOSTON Terrier handler at Crufts had the surprise of her life when she arrived at Crufts on the second day. Anna Spencer had come to see good friend professional groomer Mike Wildman at the Aesculap stand. He was busy trimming his Cocker Spaniel Sh Ch Lindridge Ticket To Ride (Zac) – a veteran now… read more


First Pawscars Award Ceremony a Triumph

AS I start to type this column its less than 12 hours since the first Pawscars award ceremony came to a close – and what a close it was, the event was a triumph. But that triumph was not just one for those of us who had organised the event, although we are feeling pretty… read more

Friends for Life finalist star at Crufts launch

FIVE hero dogs took centre stage at the Kennel Club’s official Crufts launch in London on Tuesday. They are the finalists of the show’s heart-warming Friends for Life competition, which is judged on the last evening of the show and celebrates uplifting stories of friendship in adversity. The five dogs and their human partners who… read more


Crufts 2014 Live Streaming and Events Information

Crufts 2014 will be streamed live on March 6-9 2014 Courtesy of Eukanuba. Watch here Schedule of Events Day 1- Thursday 6 March 2014 Working & Pastoral Day 2 – Friday 7 March 2014 Terrier & Hound Day 3 – Saturday 8 March 2014 Toy & Utility Day 4 – Sunday 9 March 2014 Gundog… read more

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