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Labrador Survives 30 Ft Fall From Glasgow Bridge

Labrador Survives 30 Ft Fall From Glasgow Bridge

A four-year-old labrador who leapt off a bridge and plunged 30ft into a rocky riverbed has survived after sustaining a collapsed lung and severe bruising. Chino the "miracle dog" was walking with owner Elizabeth Brydon in Glasgow's Linn Park when he suddenly jumped over the crossing's wall. His owner ...

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Shar Pei Dovey Has 21 Dummies Removed From Stomach!

Shar Pei Dovey Has 21 Dummies Removed From Stomach!

Edmon, Oklahoma, USA Family dog Dovey, a Shar Pei , was rushed to surgery when it was discovered she had eaten twenty one dummies (pacifiers) over the course of a few months. Vets at Gentle Care Animal Hospital were stunned to discover Dovey's eating habits. Dovey's owners the Rogers family had ...

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Sealyham Terrier Pups Stolen

Sealyham Terrier Pups Stolen

In what is becoming an increasingly common crime, six Sealyham Terrier puppies were stolen from a breeder in Ellesmere, Shropshire on Saturday night. Stolen were three males and three females. Please keep an eye out for new pups arriving in your area, note that the pups are not all white, some ...

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Kennel Club Announces Their Findings In Disciplinary Case Against Geoff Duffield

Kennel Club Announces Their Findings In Disciplinary Case Against Geoff Duffield

The Kennel Club have just announced their findings in the alleged case against Mr Geoff Duffield A11 DISCIPLINARY CASE – MR GC DUFFIELD At its meeting on 30 November 2017, the Kennel Club Disciplinary Committee considered a complaint brought by the Kennel Club under Rule A11 a (1) ...

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Canine Hell Hole Discovered In Wigan

Canine Hell Hole Discovered In Wigan

A horrifying dog prison has been uncovered in a derelict Wigan farmhouse after two stolen pets were spotted in the grounds by a local resident. Helpful residents in Appley Bridge reunited equine business owner Deniqua Westwood with her two beloved dogs almost a week after they were stolen from a ...

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County Down Man Jailed For  Killing & Cooking Dog

County Down Man Jailed For Killing & Cooking Dog

Dominic O'Connor, 28, strangled four-year-old collie, Jess, with a lead before cooking her, using "a few onions and an Oxo cube" last December. He then fed the stew to his own dog. O'Connor, of Roden Street, Kircubbin, who suffers from a personality disorder, was found guilty of causing unnecessary ...

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Crooked Dogs Home Boss In Fraud Trial

Crooked Dogs Home Boss In Fraud Trial

The former chief executive of Birmingham Dogs Home and his wife plundered almost £900,000 from the charity - with claims they spent £75,000 on their luxury wedding. Suspicions were allegedly raised after Mr Price organised a lavish wedding to co-worker Alayna Warner, the charity’s Commercial Manager and Head of Fundraising. ...

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Cruel Owner Freezes His Dog To Death

Cruel Owner Freezes His Dog To Death

A cruel dog owner deliberately froze his loyal pet to death by pouring cold water over the animal and putting it outside in the minus 32C cold in Russia. Rescuers reached the whimpering animal while it was still alive, but encased in ice, in its outdoor kennel in Yakutsk, the ...

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Puppy Trafficker Avoids Jail

Puppy Trafficker Avoids Jail

A puppy trader who sold animals on Gumtree that had been trafficked from illegal breeders in Ireland has avoided jail. Jaimie Colquhoun, 25, from Dundee, also avoided a ban on keeping animals for running the business that was likened to battery chicken farming. She was convicted of selling animals without a ...

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Jack Russell Shot In Teeside Park

Jack Russell Shot In Teeside Park

Two people wearing balaclavas who made off on a motorbike after a dog was shot and killed are being sought by police. The 12-year-old Jack Russell called Millie was shot at about 06:00 GMT on 19 November in Eston, near Middlesbrough, Cleveland Police said. Millie was taken to a ...

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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

If you are a fan of TV soaps, you may have realised tthat there is a new member of the cast of Emmerdale. A little stray terrier called Tip has wandered into Emmerdale. She doesn't have a microchip so her owner can't be traced, but doubtless there will be ...

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Daring Rescue!

Daring Rescue!

A Collie trapped on a 90-foot high cliff edge at a quarry in Betys-y-Coed has been rescued thanks to the help of RSPCA Cymru. Eight year old Black had managed to get herself into a tricky siuation half way down the cliff at a quarry in Cwm Penmachno. Her owner ...

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Lost And Found

Lost And Found

Every year thousands of much loved family pets go missing, lost or stolen. This compelling new series, starting on Channel 4 on Monday, November 27th at 3 pm, follows the effors of Doglost as they help to search for dogs like these six Cocker Spaniels, stolen in Yorkshire, and ...

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Crufts Breeders Competition, First Come, First Served!

Crufts Breeders Competition, First Come, First Served!

ENTRIES FOR BREEDERS’ COMPETITION AT CRUFTS: FIRST 40 TEAMS ENTERED ONLINE WILL COMPETE Entries will open on Monday 4th December at 12 noon for the Breeders’ Competition, sponsored by Agria Pet Insurance, at Crufts 2018 which will be held on Friday 9th March. A maximum of ...

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JCF: Update From The KC: Stewarding Requirements

JCF: Update From The KC: Stewarding Requirements

JUDGES COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK UPDATE Following initial comments from the pilot breed clubs and feedback at question and answer sessions and other events where the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) has been discussed with Kennel Club staff and committee members, the JCF working party has announced that some adjustments have been made ...

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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof? No,  Dog On A Cold Glass One!

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof? No, Dog On A Cold Glass One!

A chubby dog needed the help of firefighters this week after she got stuck on the roof of her owner’s conservatory. Ruby the Bull Mastiff got stuck on the glass after making her way out of the bedroom window. Photo: Caters However when she tried to get back inside… she couldn’t ...

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Cambridge: Attack By Two Lurchers Leaves 12 Week Old Puppy Dead

Cambridge: Attack By Two Lurchers Leaves 12 Week Old Puppy Dead

APPEAL FOR WITNESSES/INFORMATION On Tuesday 7th November at about 4pm at Chesterton Recreation ground, 3 off lead lurchers, walked by two men, attacked and killed an 11 week old cocker spaniel puppy, in front of her 12year old owner. The men then walked off and left the young girl to ...

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Puppy Dies After Veterinary Blunder And Then A Bill Arrives!

Puppy Dies After Veterinary Blunder And Then A Bill Arrives!

A LLEDROD couple have spoken of their heartbreak after their beloved pet puppy was mistakenly given a lethal injection by an Aberystwyth vet. And to add insult to injury, Wayne and Lisa Maguire claim they have been asked to pay for the care their 10-week-old border collie Molly received at ...

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Bulldog Charity Scammed , £21k Stolen

Bulldog Charity Scammed , £21k Stolen

The Edward Foundation , a well respected registered Charity who fund the rescue , rehabilitation and rehoming of Bulldogs has been scammed in a Bank fraud that has stripped the Charity of over £21,000. De Randall and fellow Trustee Marion Beardall told DogFocus of the afternoon 'phone call that ...

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Kennel Club Announces Changes

Kennel Club Announces Changes

Kennel Club Unveils Open Show Reforms 10th October 2017 - 5:00 PM In the biggest shake-up to the open show scene for more than a generation, the Kennel Club has announced new measures to increase interest in this important and essential side of dog showing through the introduction of ...

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Shaking Puppy DNA Test Now Available In Border Terriers

Shaking Puppy DNA Test Now Available In Border Terriers

UPDATE: Until 31 Oct there is a reduction if you enter the following code at the checkout 6584EKUJ23 it will make each test £36 instead of £48. there is also a 30% discount for Kennel Club assured Breeders (please access through MyKC account) and a small discount for 6 or more ...

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Shaking Puppy DNA Test Now Available In Border Terriers

Shaking Puppy DNA Test Now Available In Border Terriers

UPDATE: Until 31 Oct there is a reduction if you enter the following code at the checkout 6584EKUJ23 it will make each test £36 instead of £48. there is also a 30% discount for Kennel Club assured Breeders (please access through MyKC account) and a small discount for 6 or more ...

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Border Terrier Club Objection To The Judges Competency Framework

Border Terrier Club Objection To The Judges Competency Framework

The Border Terrier Club has sent a strongly worded letter to The Kennel Club regarding the recent changes to the Judging structure and the implementation of the Judges Competency Framework. The text of the letter was made available on the Border Terrier Club website. The Border Terrier Club is the oldest ...

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Driffield :  Carboot Cancelled , The Show Goes On!

Driffield : Carboot Cancelled , The Show Goes On!

UPDATE: The scheduled CAR BOOT SALE for Sunday at the Racecourse has been cancelled. This will ensure sufficient car parking is available for all. This will not affect the Championship Dog Show. After a meeting this evening between the Show Committee and the Wetherby Racecourse Officials a decision has ...

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Further Allegations For Ayrshire Ark Hell

Further Allegations For Ayrshire Ark Hell

A woman who ran an animal refuge has been jailed for seven months after neglecting pets in her care and putting them in a freezer when they died. Zara Brown, 29, from Ayrshire Ark Refuge, failed to give the animals adequate food and water, and abandoned them in an old ...

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Dachshund IVDD Fundraising At Caldicot Castle

Dachshund IVDD Fundraising At Caldicot Castle

Dachshund IVDD fundraising at Caldicot Castle 10/9/17 More than 200 Dachshunds and 300 of their owners descended on Caldicot Castle near Chepstow on September 10th for a day of fundraising and fun. The day was organised by Charlotte Baldwin who runs the “Dedicated to Dachshunds with IVDD” support ...

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YKC MEMBERS GIVEN THE CHANCE TO DESIGN THE YKC CRUFTS CATALOGUE COVER

YKC MEMBERS GIVEN THE CHANCE TO DESIGN THE YKC CRUFTS CATALOGUE COVER

YOUNG KENNEL CLUB MEMBERS GIVEN THE CHANCE TO DESIGN THE YKC CRUFTS CATALOGUE COVER The Young Kennel Club (YKC) is inviting the talented artists amongst its members to design the front cover for the YKC Crufts catalogue as part of its Artist of the Year competition. YKC members are ...

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Dog Paralysed After Dog On Dog Attack In Belfast

Dog Paralysed After Dog On Dog Attack In Belfast

A children's author whose gentle dog was left paralysed following a vicious dog attack has appealed to other owners to “take responsibility” for their pets. Claire Savage took her cocker spaniel on their usual evening walk at White Park Bay, near Ballycastle , when a Staffordshire Bull Terrier-type dog came ...

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'Acid' Attack On Pet Dog

'Acid' Attack On Pet Dog

A dog has been left with severe burns after a heartless yob sprayed a chemical - thought to be acid - through a garden fence. Jax was playing in the back garden when he was doused with a substance through fence panels at his Salford home. His owners were ...

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Joan Tudor...From Simon Parsons

Joan Tudor...From Simon Parsons

Sad to read of the death of one of Britain’s very great breeders, Joan Tudor, at the age of nearly 98. Camrose is of course a legendary name of Golden Retrievers and has been since the late 1940s when she founded her line on a bitch called Golden Camrose Tess. She ...

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Man Arrested In Norfolk Dog Walker Murder

Man Arrested In Norfolk Dog Walker Murder

A man has been arrested over the fatal stabbing of an 83-year-old dog walker in Norfolk woods, police said. The local man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday morning and is being held in custody. Peter Wrighton, a retired BT worker from Banham who ...

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Dog Walker Murdered In Norfolk Wood

Dog Walker Murdered In Norfolk Wood

A murder probe has been launched after an 83-year-old man was stabbed to death while walking his two dogs in woodland. The married dad-of-two, who has not been named, was found dead by another walker at around 10.45am on Saturday in woods near East Harling, Norfolk. Detectives revealed the man died ...

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Kennel Club Invite Q&A On Judges Competency Framework

Kennel Club Invite Q&A On Judges Competency Framework

Learn About New Judging Framework at City Of Birmingham Show 4th August 2017 - 11:49 AM City of Birmingham Canine Association is offering breed club officials and other interested parties the opportunity to ask questions about the new Judges Competency Framework (JCF) at its championship show at Stoneleigh Park, ...

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RSPCA

RSPCA "DISAPPOINTED" IN PANORAMA BROADCAST

The RSPCA have released a statement following the news that the BBC will broadcast a Panorama investigation programme to be broadcast on 3 August 2017 We're disappointed to learn that BBC Panorama will broadcast a programme about the RSPCA on Thursday 3 August 2017. We understand ...

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Reduced Number Of Lafora Affected Puppies In Miniature WH Dachshunds

Reduced Number Of Lafora Affected Puppies In Miniature WH Dachshunds

One Health - collaboration between dog owners, vets and researchers helps dogs and children with a rare and severe epilepsy. Lafora’s disease is one of the most severe childhood epilepsies and also occurs in dogs, particularly Miniature Wirehaired Dachshunds, Beagles and Bassett Hounds. In humans Lafora’s disease is ...

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Indy, Ex Guide Dog Still Missing

Indy, Ex Guide Dog Still Missing

A mass dog walk is planned along a popular Torquay cliff top path as volunteers continue their hunt for missing former guide dog Indy. The volunteers are appealing to golden retriever owners to join them at Anstey's Cove car park, Wellswood, on Sunday at 11am for the awareness raising stroll. The ...

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Woman Mauled To Death By Dogs

Woman Mauled To Death By Dogs

A woman aged in her 50s has been mauled to death by two dogs at a rescue kennel in Western Australia. The incident occurred at Barko's Boarding Kennel in Southern River in the city's south-east at around 1:30 pm on Tuesday. The two breeds of dogs are a Staffordshire bull ...

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Dog Burned By Boiling Water

Dog Burned By Boiling Water

A man who “accidentally” poured boiled water over his pet dog and failed to treat the animal’s wounds has been convicted of animal cruelty. Stewart Milne, 28, of St Columba Gardens, failed to take his dog Buddy to the vet after he suffered burn injuries. Milne told Dundee ...

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Poodle Killed In Bristol Park

Poodle Killed In Bristol Park

Police are investigating an incident where a dog was attacked and killed by another dog in a south Bristol park while the owners looked on in horror. Officers are asking for help to identify a man on a mobility scooter believed to be the owner of the violent animal. The attack ...

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New Published Scientific Research From Ireland Says

New Published Scientific Research From Ireland Says "Dangerous" Dogs Are NOT More Dangerous

New Published Scientific Research from Ireland Says "Dangerous" Dogs are NOT more Dangerous A newly published scientific research paper in the Irish Veterinary Journal suggests that Ireland’s approach to targeting dog breeds to protect the public as not having any scientific basis, but could also be making things much ...

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Dog Owner Cleared After Court Drama Over Name

Dog Owner Cleared After Court Drama Over Name

Africa- 26.07.17 (13:26) Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari. Joachim Iroko, a market trader also known as Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, was arrested in 2016 accused of conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace.A judge in south-west Ogun ...

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