Dogs compete one week after blaze

by Leanne Thompson on March 12, 2014

Three Pedigree canines have competed in the world’s largest dog show just days after being saved from a house fire.

The Dogue de Bordeaux Hooch, consisting of six-year-old (more…)

UK’s first dog radio to be broadcast this month

by Vivien Richardson on March 5, 2014

The UK’s first radio station targeted at dogs and their owners, Hound Waves, is to be broadcast in two days’ time.

The station, which is supported by animal charities and celebrities, is being launched as part of (more…)

Animal lovers descend on Scotland for husky race

by Mark James on January 29, 2014

Last weekend, the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally entered its 31st year. The destination, with a backdrop of Cairngorm Mountains, is ideal for the race, because the flat ground enables the dogs to pull loads over long distances.

All generations attend the show to (more…)

Scruffts award presented to rescued war stray

by Darren Jamieson on November 13, 2013

In 2011, an injured dog named Wylie was found in the Kandahar area of Afghanistan. Wylie spent most of his years in the war-torn country, where he unwillingly fought with (more…)

Olympic sniffer dog reject comes out on top at DogFest

by Darren Jamieson on August 21, 2013

A cocker spaniel called Gladys has been hailed a “wonder dog” after overcoming a string of setbacks to put on an impressive display at DogFest.

The event, which took place earlier this month, was organised by veterinary surgeon Noel (more…)

Dog agility contest attracts big crowds

by Leanne Thompson on August 14, 2013

One of the world’s most popular canine agility events recently took place in Leicestershire over the weekend. The Kennel Club’s International Agility Festival (more…)

Jack Russell stands up to baboon in Knowsley

by Leanne Thompson on July 3, 2013

A one-year-old Jack Russell has become something of a hero in her hometown of Knowsley in (more…)

Crufts winner looks forward to peace and relaxation

by Vivien Richardson on March 13, 2013

The past few weeks have been hectic for Jilly, the three-year-old winner of ‘Best in Show’ at Crufts. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has been (more…)

Crossbreeds get their chance to shine at Crufts

by Darren Jamieson on March 6, 2013

It is the most eagerly anticipated dog show in the United Kingdom and since its formation in 1891 by founder Charles Cruft, millions of (more…)

Hero dog helps with the Crufts dog show preparations

by Mark James on February 27, 2013

As Crufts 2013 rapidly approaches, a dog named Brin with an amazing gift for sniffing out danger is one of six to have made it to the final of the Friends for Life competition.

The winner will be (more…)

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