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Poll – do you agree with ‘means to pick up’ measures?

From the Kennel Club: A number of councils are introducing new local laws which require dog walkers to be in possession of means to pick up after your dog i.e. a poo bag or poop scoop etc. Failure to produce a ‘means to pick up’ when asked by a council official could result in a …

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What are the popular, trending and vulnerable pedigree breeds in your area of the UK?

Today, I came across “Popular Dogs” from the Kennel Club. You can type in your Postcode and find out which registered breeds are “Popular”, “Vulnerable”, “Trending” and “New” in your area of the UK. Here’s an image of the “New” breeds in the Slough area. It’s an interesting use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) …

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2 pairs of tickets for Discover Dogs 17-18 October 2015 to be won

I am grateful to the Kennel Club for providing me with 2 pairs of tickets to the forthcoming Discover Dogs event. All you have to do to be in the draw for the tickets is answer 1 simple question: how many Hound breeds does the Kennel Club list in its breed information centre? Submit your …

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Dr. Cathryn Mellersh & Prof. Sheila Crispin win International Canine Health Awards

Today, I was a guest at the International Canine Health Awards ceremony held in Cambridge. Joint winner of the International Prize was Dr. Cathryn Mellersh who is well-known to Dachshund owners for her ground-breaking work on cord1 PRA. Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Prof. Sheila Crispin who has been working with the Dachshund …

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It’s National Canine Health Testing Week (17th to 21st November) #Healthyselfie #NCHTW

National Canine Health Testing Week (17th to 21st November) is one of the Kennel Club’s annual initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of breeding and buying puppies from appropriately health-tested parents. Social media campaign During the week they will be launching a social media campaign, asking people to show their support of canine health …

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