Following reports about the decline of our Vulnerable Native Breeds the Kennel Club can reveal that some lesser known dog breeds of foreign origin, such as the Hovawart, Beauceron and Mexican Hairless, are having more luck in the popularity stakes.
These are amongst the fastest growing in the UK, whilst old favourites such as the Labrador [...]
[ November 12, 2011; November 13, 2011; ] Do you know your Poodles from your Papillons and your Beagles from your Beaucerons?
The Kennel Club’s unique Discover Dogs event is returning to Earls Court, London on 12-13 November, giving dog lovers the opportunity to meet nearly 200 breeds of pedigree dog.
Discover Dogs, sponsored by Royal Canin, is now in its 16th year and is [...]
The House of Lords has given its full backing to a long awaited overhaul of the Dangerous Dogs Act as the Dog Control Bill successfully passed through all stages in the Lords.
Lord Redesdale’s Bill, which proposes to replace failed dangerous dog legislation with effective preventative regulation, including Dog Control Notices, and extending legislation to cover [...]
[ October 25, 2011; ] Some of Britain’s most recognisable faces are all set to attend the Hearing Dogs Awards 2011 – a night celebrating some of the life-changing hearing dog partnerships from across the UK.
I’m truly honoured to be presenting an award and will be joined on this special event by celebrities including Matt Baker, Pam St Clement, Esther [...]
Last month saw the welcome return of Pup Aid, Brighton’s mini-festival and doggy social event of the year that attracts both dogs and anyone who loves or owns one.
Organised by myself, Stuart and Milton as well as our fine team of volunteers, Pup Aid 2011, set in the beautiful gardens of Stanmer Park was once [...]
So I’ve brought out an App for dog lovers, packed full of features to help safeguard your four-legged family friends called Canine Care.
Only just released, the App has already been featured by Apple in ‘New & Noteworthy’ of the iTunes AppStore, and has also been prominent in the best selling list of Lifestyle Apps too.
[ October 13, 2011; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] I’m once again delighted to be helping to judge this year’s prestigious Westminster Dog of the Year Competition on Thursday 13th October 2011.
From 10.30am Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the House of Lords, Westminster will be filled with hopeful MPs clutching their dogs of all shapes and sizes across the political parties.
The winner will be announced at [...]
Now that summer seems to be well and truly over for another year it’s time to look at some of the issues facing our beloved pets this autumn.
As temperatures start to drop and the dark wet nights draw in, central heatings go on so it’s extremely important to remember to continue (or even start) decent [...]
[ November 19, 2011; ] (Your Cat Press Release) Have you ever wondered if your cat’s food really does taste as good it looks? Your Cat magazine is hungry to find out and will be serving up an ‘A La Cat’ menu to staff in a charity taste test challenge at the Supreme Cat Show at the NEC Birmingham on [...]
[ October 29, 2011; October 30, 2011; ] I’m very proud to be invited to guest host this year’s LovePets Show being held at the indoor Peterborough Exec centre at the East of England Showground for this exciting two-day show in October.
Also joining me at the show is dog trainer to the stars, Karen Wild – described as the ‘Rock Star of Dog [...]