Posts with tag the Kennel Club


KC Policy Changes Allows for Two CCs; Shih Tzu Bow Incident

THE KENNEL Club has announced the first policy change to result from the work of its Dog Show Promotion Working Party, which is looking into ways to improve and increase the popularity of shows. The new policy will allow breed clubs to hold their championship shows in conjunction with another club, or with a larger… 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


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

Crufts – there's an App for that

Countdown to Crufts! With only less than a week before the Show now is a Great time to Download the App for your Smartphone! The greatest dog show on earth is on a phone near you. The Crufts app has been updated for Crufts 2014, to give you all the latest dog news and updates… read more


Think Positive: ABS Breeders Scheme

FOR THE first week of January 2014 we decided to have a theme running through our weekly newspaper, it was to be good news week, think positive week, look at the pluses and remember why we all enjoy this hobby. The problem though for any news organisation is that you have a duty to report… read more

Harrods' of London to Close Pet Department, Kennel Gazette to Cease Publication

IT HAS long been an issue with many in the animal welfare world in the UK that the world-famous Harrods department store had a pet department, well Dog World readers were overjoyed last week when the company announced it is to close its pet department saying it was based on ‘commercial factors only’. The department,… read more

Members of the UK Parliament Will Discuss Puppy Farming

YOU CALL them puppy mills and we call them puppy farms but whatever we choose to call them they are places to be despised. Looking back through our archive we have been writing on the issues for years but for some reason no one seems to grasp the nettle and take steps to regulate or… read more


Breaking News -KC plans canine centres worth £4.5m paid for by £12m property deal

THE KENNEL Club is considering buying sites to the value of £4.5m to be used for ‘multiple canine activities’. The money will come from the £12m the club will receive from the sale of its property in Clarges Street, London, to British Land plc. At a special meeting on December 12 members will be asked… read more

Is There a Way Forward for Dog Shows?

Is there a way forward for dog shows? WHEN I was over in the US earlier in the year I was surprised, when chatting with Best In Show Daily editors, that despite the physical distance that separates us, the differing groups and showing systems and the fact that our Kennel Clubs are two very distinct… read more


Study Highlights Concerns Over Need To Test Drugs On Dogs

Study Highlights Concerns Over Need To Test Drugs On Dogs Dogs around the world are being needlessly tested in preclinical trials for human drugs, claims a study that has found that the predictive success of testing on dogs is often little better than chance. The Kennel Club Charitable Trust donated £10,000 in 2007 to help… read more

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