Dog Focus Features

A timeline of articles from various sources
CRUFTS :  EARLY AND LATE STARTS AND CHANGES OF RING AND ORDER OF JUDGING

CRUFTS : EARLY AND LATE STARTS AND CHANGES OF RING AND ORDER OF JUDGING

With an entry of over 21,000 dogs heading to the NEC to compete at Crufts 2018, arrangements have been reviewed to assist exhibitors. Whilst judging will start at 9am in most rings, there are a number of breeds with early and late starts on all days. However, early starts have ...

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NEW DNA TESTING SCHEME FOR NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS

NEW DNA TESTING SCHEME FOR NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS

NEW DNA TESTING SCHEME FOR NORWEGIAN BUHUNDS The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for hereditary cerebellar ataxia (HCA) in Norwegian Buhunds, following consultation with the breed’s health co-ordinator on behalf of the breed club. To find out which laboratories the Kennel Club is able ...

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Crufts: Summary Of Entries

Crufts: Summary Of Entries

CRUFTS 8th - 11th March 2018 SUMMARY OF ENTRIES WORKING GROUP ...

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Chances To Learn  - SEMINARS-

Chances To Learn - SEMINARS-

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADVERTISE YOUR BREED SEMINAR HERE FOR FREE PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION Date Type of Seminar Speaker Venue Address Hosting Club Contact Details To: hello@dogfocus.co.uk 24/01/2018 Judges Competency Framework Q&A Presented by, Jeff Horswell Brinsley Parish Hall, Cordy Lane, Brinsley, ...

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GREAT BREEDERS & EXHIBITORS OF YESTERYEAR .LIONEL HAMILTON RENWICK (BIRLING) By Geoffrey Davies

GREAT BREEDERS & EXHIBITORS OF YESTERYEAR .LIONEL HAMILTON RENWICK (BIRLING) By Geoffrey Davies

GREAT BREEDERS & EXHIBITORS OF YESTERYEAR 4 LIONEL HAMILTON RENWICK (BIRLING) Lionel Hamilton Renwick was an equestrian artist for the Royal Family and other patrons of horseracing. He was also a breeder of animals including Siamese cats, Jersey cows, poultry, and miniature Shetland, spotted ponies. But dogs were Hamilton Renwick's ...

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Otto And The Last Dinosaur By Martina Hamburger

Otto And The Last Dinosaur By Martina Hamburger

I have come to the conclusion that I am the last Dinosaur of the dog world. I have not just missed a chapter in the ‘how to keep a dog’ book, I’ve missed the whole library. None of the ways in which I keep my dogs, seem to ...

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Why Rescue?  By Martina Hamburger

Why Rescue? By Martina Hamburger

We all get into dog rescue for different reasons. Some of the reasons are to do with genuine compassion for homeless dogs, others with how it makes us feel to be a rescuer. The feel good factor, if you like. For some rescue is a way of giving, for others the ...

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Raw Feeding: The Facts By Faye Gordon

Raw Feeding: The Facts By Faye Gordon

Raw feeding dogs: The FACTS. Not the load of bull you have been led to believe There are millions of bacteria all around us, yet only an estimated less than 1% are harmful. Society have purported bacteria to be something that must be eradicated and attempt to do this ...

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What To Do About A Dog Called Red- Martina Hamburger

What To Do About A Dog Called Red- Martina Hamburger

What to do with a dog called Red? Red is a young, healthy Bretton Spaniel from Greece. Like so many, he was abandoned and had to fend for himself, running risk of being poisoned or run over. Unlike so many, Red had the good fortune to be picked up by ...

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Obituaries: Shirley Roberts (Roscali)

Obituaries: Shirley Roberts (Roscali)

We are sad to announce the death of Shirley Roberts (Roscali) 28.12.17 Shirley was a forceful and memorable figure around the showring with her auburn hair in a topknot and was a driving force behind the formation of the first Italian Spinone Club in the UK. Shirley and her husband ...

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Rainer Vuorinen Retires From Judging

Rainer Vuorinen Retires From Judging

Andrew Brace -On the retirement from Judging of Rainer Vuorinen (Rainwood) Few people in Afghan Hounds will realise how much Rainer Vuorinen influenced the breed in the U.K. When I had found Mandrills Myltha and agreed to buy her, the original plan was to import her in whelp ...

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CRUFTS COUNTDOWN: Exhibitors From Abroad

CRUFTS COUNTDOWN: Exhibitors From Abroad

ADVICE FOR FOREIGN EXHIBITORS AT CRUFTS. You may have made your entry already for Crufts but have you registered your dog's microchip in the UK? If you have a microchipped pet that is implanted with a non UK microchip, data entered in the country of origin does ...

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Its A Celebration Of British Dogdom........  Its Pawscars Nomination Time...

Its A Celebration Of British Dogdom........ Its Pawscars Nomination Time...

It’s PAWSCARS time again! Back in 2013 a little dog called Jilly (Solerader Peek-A-Boo) touched the hearts of many when, with her smiling face and ever-wagging tail, she strode her way to BIS at Crufts – the world’s greatest dog show. Her breeder, Gavin Robertson, wanted to put something back ...

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Sweeping Changes Revitalises Show Scene

Sweeping Changes Revitalises Show Scene

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 three new awards. In addition, the qualifications for the Junior Warrant award and the ...

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