This section is full of articles and information written by different authors covering a variety of dog breeds and canine issues.
The Breeders Corner articles is an opportunity for various breeders from around the world to tell their story and talk about their chosen breed.
This has to be one of my favourite stories of all time. It epitomises the true spirit one of the best working dog breeds of all time… the Pit Bull Terrier. It shows how “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. This is the story of Rushing Bill’s Gr Ch ‘35‘… “It was a blistering
Fantastic photo & piece of history – Mr Luigi Puca outside of his store at 131 Mott Street in New York City, New York, America with his Neapolitan Mastiff in 1927-1929. The dogs name was ‘Turto Wallo’ which is an old Neapolitan dialect term for “all drool” The following is an article by Col David
A good article on the Kerry Blue Terrier – From: Dogdom – Christmas Supplement in 1926 “My object in writing is two-fold. Firstly to keep my promise of an account of the Irish Blue Terrier Field Trials as carried out in Ireland, and secondly to further stimulate interest throughout the United States in a breed
This is a tale from the 1960’s when life was much different and far less complicated for working dogs and their owners. In those not-so-far-off days the Irish Kennel Club organised working trials for Terriers in two distinct categories, “Strong Dogs” and “Sounders”. Both were tests against live quarry – the Badger. Both were well
Dealing first with the “J” line: “Fearless Joe” had some half-dozen good registered sons, but it is mainly upon two of these that his reputation depends. By his mating with “Queenie”, one of our most important foundation bitches, he produced “Vindictive Monty”, a good bodied fawn with strong skull and jaw, a shade heavy in
Mr Gorman was regarded as a top dogman not only in his home land of Ireland but also all over the UK. He owned and bred some very good dogs over the years, like the famous working Wheaten Terrier Peter ‘Sinead’ and the highly rated Staffordshire Bull Terrier Nicky’s ‘Choice’ who many rated among the
Above picture is of Mr Eamonn Dobbyn aka “Badger Boy” with one of his Glen of Imaal Terriers. Mr Dobbyn was the man behind the famous Knockroe prefix that produced some outstanding Glen of Imaal Terriers. Mr Dobbyn was born in Cork, Ireland but in the 1940’s. Mr Dobbyn’s family moved to the outskirts of
Mr Joe Mallen – Mr Mallen was a throwback to a past Black Country era! Joe was a “big” chainmaker for over fifty years, working in an environment beside which “Dante’s Inferno” pales into a gentle glow. He wielded a hammer, which few men could handle, with a dexterity which made him a legend in