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Members’ Christmas Messages - Free
Members’ Christmas messages for the December issue of Spots of News can be sent direct to the Editor, Mrs Lin Probert either by email lin.probert@gmail.com or posted to her at Holmewood, Reddings Lane, Staunton, Coleford, Glos GL16 8NZ to be received by 11th December. For this year only, the Committee has agreed to waive the usual £1 charge.

The Passing of Mr Malcolm Kean
The funeral will be limited to his family but if anyone wishes to make a donation in his memory this can be for Dogs Trust and forwarded to the Funeral Directors, Desmond L Bannon & Son, The White House, Broadgreen Road, Liverpool L13 5SF.

From The Secretary
The Kennel Club are emailing to ask if our club would like to help The Kennel Club with a campaign to promote the importance of buying a pedigree dog. As many of you will have experienced first- hand, during these times the demand for dogs and puppies is unprecedented and The Kennel Club is working hard to try and promote the benefits of owning a pedigree dog and of course the correct ways of buying a dog.

They are looking for dog owners to submit short video clips of their dog which celebrate and capture their ‘pedigree personality’ and character.

From a Greyhound snuggling on the sofa or a Maltese checking out its reflection in a mirror, to a Chihuahua running around in the garden or a Border Collie jumping a hay bale – the main thing The Kennel Club wants to see in the video is your dog’s individual character.

• Video clips need to be 15-30 seconds in length
• All clips must be shot in landscape mode
• Clips need to stand out and show off your dog’s character
• Both indoor and outdoor clips welcome
• You must include your dog's breed in the subject of the email
• By submitting your clip, you fully consent to The Kennel Club using your video in promotional material
• Before submitting your clip, please ensure that you own the video and have the permission of anyone featured in it • Email your clips to thekennelclubuk@cowshedsocial.com
The deadline to submit your videos is Sunday 18 October at 21:00. To be involved and for more information, visit The Kennel Club’s Facebook page. Kind regards, The Kennel Club

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(12/09/2020) The funeral of Gaye O’Connor

(12/09/2020) The funeral of Chris Bennett

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(16/07/2020) CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 2020

(17/06/2020) Decline in prevalence of congenital sensorineural deafness in Dalmatian dogs in the United Kingdom.

(04/06/2020) Cancelled Shows

(27/05/2020) The Passing of Alan Beeston

(26/05/2020) Message from Royal Canin

(14/05/2020) Passing of Stan Lerner (Wardle)

(07/05/2020) Passing of Maree Kenyon

(07/05/2020) Passing of Mrs Pam Cottle

(30/04/2020) Brenda Smith's Funeral - Live Stream

(24/04/2020) Brenda Smith Funeral Arrangements

(22/04/2020) Funeral Arrangements Mr John Rowsell

(17/04/2020) Passing of Brenda Smith

(14/04/2020) Funeral arrangements for Mrs Jill Beale

(02/04/2020) Passing of John Rowsell

(30/03/2020) Passing of Jill Beale

(24/03/2020) Crufts 2020 Critique

(19/03/2020) BRITISH DALMATIAN CLUB OPEN SHOW 2ND MAY 2020 CANCELLED

(18/03/2020) Postponement of AGM

(16/03/2020) BUBA Open Show Postponement

(10/03/2020) Joint Dalmatian Clubs - Bitch Critique Added

(27/02/2020) Joint Dalmatian Clubs - Dog Critique Added

(23/02/2020) John Suggett’s Funeral

(19/02/2020) BDC February Open

(15/02/2020) Raffle Prizes Joint Show

(11/02/2020) FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR JULIA SWINBURN

(10/02/2020) Change of Judge - Joint Dalmatian Clubs Ch Show 22nd February

(09/02/2020) BDC Feb Open Special Awards Critique

(07/02/2020) It is with regret that we announce that John Suggett passed away this morning

(04/02/2020) FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR KEITH WILLIS more..

(03/02/2020) Boston Critique Added

(25/01/2020) Julia Swinburn (Bynton)

(25/01/2020) Keith Willis (Cibrith)

(23/01/2020) NIDC Critique Added

(06/01/2020) LKA Critique Added

(05/01/2020) BUBA Critique Added

(10/12/2019) NOEDC Dog Critique

(25/11/2019) NOEDC Bitch Critique

(21/11/2019) BDC Dogs Critique

(13/11/2019) Bournemouth Critique

(06/11/2019) Driffield Critique

(03/11/2019) BDC Bitches Critique

(20/10/2019) South Wales Critique

(16/10/2019) City of Birmingham

(11/10/2019) Events Diary

(09/10/2019) BDC May Open Critique

(08/10/2019) Update to British Dalmatian Club Website

(07/10/2019) Postponement of Breed Appreciation Day (BAD) 19.10.2019

(24/09/2019) Blackpool Critique

(18/09/2019) Richmond Critique

(10/09/2019) SKC Aug

(14/08/2019) East of England Critique

(31/07/2019) Windsor Critique

(18/07/2019) Breed Appreciation Day (BAD) 10am 19.10.2019

(18/07/2019) Dalmatian Club of Scotland Critique

(11/07/2019) Southern Counties Critique

(10/07/2019) 3 Counties Critique

(03/07/2019) Border Union Critique

(05/06/2019) British Dalmatian Club Breed Supported Entry Classes 2019 -1

(05/06/2019) British Dalmatian Club Breed Supported Entry Classes 2019 -2

(18/05/2019) Birmingham National Critique

(13/05/2019) Funeral Arrangements for Rex Last

(08/04/2019) DALMATIAN BREED HEALTH SURVEY 2018

(08/04/2019) *DALMATIAN BREED HEALTH SURVEY 2018 CLOSING*

(19/03/2019) CRUFTS Critique Added

(03/03/2019) BDC Feb Open Critique Added

(18/02/2019) Dalmatians at 'Paws for Rememberance'

(18/02/2019) Joint Clubs Dog Critique Added

(13/02/2019) CHANGE OF VENUE Joint Clubs Champ Show

(12/02/2019) Notice at 1200 12 feb 2019 re the Joint Ch. Show 16th Feb. 2019

(12/02/2019) New post re Parvovirus at Stoneleigh 1730 12 Feb 2019

(07/02/2019) Manchester 2019 Critique Added

(17/11/2018) BDC Dog and Bitch Critiques Added

(01/11/2018) **Seminar KC's Judges Competency Framework **

(01/11/2018) Bournemouth Critique Added

(28/10/2018) South Wales Kennel Association Critique Added

(23/10/2018) * Change of Judge BDC Ch show *

(12/10/2018) Driffield Critique

(11/10/2018) Change of Judge BDC May Open 2019

(01/09/2018) SKC August 2018 Added

(19/08/2018) Leeds Critique Added

(09/08/2018) East of England Critique Added

(01/08/2018) Border Union Critique Added

(25/07/2018) Your Dog Magazine

(24/07/2018) Windsor Critique Added

(05/07/2018) Bath Critique Added

(13/06/2018) British Dalmatian Club May Open Show Critique

(15/05/2018) WKC Critique Added

(22/04/2018) Welfare Matters May 2018

(08/04/2018) DALMATIAN BREED HEALTH SURVEY 2018

(19/03/2018) Driffield 2017 Critique Added. Posted as received.

(19/03/2018) Critique for BDC Feb Open has been added

(09/03/2018) City of Birmingham 2017 Critique. Posted as Received.

(01/03/2018) Correction to Events Diary

(28/02/2018) Events Dairy Update

(26/02/2018) New Address for Puppy List

(26/02/2018) Joint Clubs Bitch Critique Added

(14/02/2018) Special Awards Classes, BDC Open, critique added

(11/02/2018) Manchester 2018 Critique Added

(20/01/2018) Boston 2018 Critique Added

(04/01/2018) LKA Critique Added

(04/01/2018) Puppy List

(07/12/2017) BUBA Critique Added

(27/11/2017) Midland Counties Critique Added

(15/11/2017) Manchester 2017 Critique Added

(12/11/2017) BDC Bitch Critique Added

(11/11/2017) Northern Ireland Dalmatian Club Critique Added

(11/11/2017) South Wales 2017 Critique Added

(09/11/2017) BDC Dog Critique Added

(09/11/2017) Darlington Critique Added

(01/11/2017) Richmond Critique Added

(19/09/2017) Bournemouth Critique Added

(19/09/2017) East of England Critique Added

(19/09/2017) WKC Aug Critique Added

(09/08/2017) BDC BREED HEALTH SEMINAR

(08/08/2017) Leeds Critique Added

(31/07/2017) Dalmatian Club of Scotland 2017 Critique Added

(28/07/2017) Bath Critique Added

(28/07/2017) Windsor Critique Added

(19/07/2017) Blackpool Critique Added

(19/07/2017) New Record For Dalmatian CCs

(17/07/2017) New Health Update - Copper Toxicosis in Dalmatians

(17/07/2017) Judges Competency Framework

(11/07/2017) Events Dairy Update

(17/06/2017) 3 Counties Critique Added

(09/06/2017) BDC Summer Open 2017 Critique Added

(30/05/2017) Birmingham National 2017 Critique Added

(22/05/2017) WELKS 2017 Critique Added

(29/03/2017) CRUFTS 2017 critique added

(03/03/2017) Joint Show 2017 Critiques added

(26/02/2017) BDC Winter Open 2017 critique added

(12/01/2017) Heath Update Facility Added

(12/01/2017) BUBA Critique Added

(07/01/2017) LKA Critique Added

(30/11/2016) IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OVERSEAS MEMBERS

(24/11/2016) BDC HANDBOOK

(23/11/2016) Dog critique for British Dalmatian Club 2016 added

(14/11/2016) Driffield critique added

(13/11/2016) Bitch critique for British Dalmatian Club 2016 added

(11/11/2016) Hearing List Updated

(08/11/2016) The critique for Midland Counties 2016 added

(31/10/2016) Critique for South Wales 2016 added

(21/10/2016) Handbook 2016 Form

(04/10/2016) Events Diary Updated

(20/09/2016) WKC Aug critique 2016 added

(19/09/2016) SKC Aug 2016 critique added

(18/09/2016) Richmond 2016 critique added

(15/09/2016) City of Birmingham 2016 critique added

(23/08/2016) Funeral of Patches Silverstone - slight ammendment

(13/08/2016) Funeral of Patches Silverstone

(07/08/2016) Patches Silverstone Passed Away

(13/07/2016) Events Diary Update

(12/05/2016) KC Baiting at Shows

(12/04/2016) Change of Date - East of England 2016

(10/04/2016) DALMATIANS PARTICIPATE IN ‘GIVE A DOG A GENOME’ PROJECT

(30/03/2016) The funeral of Rita Stokes

(28/03/2016) North of England Welfare Service AGM

(26/03/2016) British Dalmatian Club Open Show 14 May. Judge David Webb

(25/03/2016) Mrs Rita Stokes (Elaridge) passed away

(17/03/2016) Joint Dalmatian Clubs 2016 -Pictures and Results

(03/03/2016) KC 2014 PEDIGREE BREED HEALTH SURVEY

(01/03/2016) Joint Dalmatian Clubs 2016

(17/02/2016) Dalmatian Club of Scotland

(08/02/2016) New Heath Program For Dalmatians

(10/01/2016) LKA Critique Now Added

(08/01/2016) Events Diary

(05/01/2016) Kennel Club Extends BAER testing

(05/12/2015) BDC Open Show (November)

(13/11/2015) Mrs Ann North (Moorcross)

(12/11/2015) BDC Open Show (May) critique has now been added

(08/11/2015) Sad News

(21/10/2015) Discover Dogs Award to BDC

(20/10/2015) Mrs Theresa Gardinor to judge Dogs at the Joint Show

(05/10/2015) Welsh Kennel Club Critique Added

(21/09/2015) City of Birmingham Critique

(21/09/2015) Birmingham National Critique

(18/09/2015) Bournemouth

(18/09/2015) Paignton Critique

(08/09/2015) East of England

(07/09/2015) BAER test facility in Okehampton

(03/09/2015) Windsor Critique

(29/08/2015) SKC Critique Added

(21/08/2015) Leeds Critique Added

(20/08/2015) BDC Championship Show - , Bitch and Dog Critiques Added

(19/08/2015) Border Union Critique Added -

(28/07/2015) 3 Counties Critique Added

(25/07/2015) Dalmatian Club of Scotland Open Show

(27/06/2015) Bath

(13/06/2015) Scottish Kennel Club

(30/05/2015) Dalmatian Club of Scotland

(12/05/2015) WELKS Critique Added To Results

(29/04/2015) Change to Dalmatian Club of Scotland Open

(29/04/2015) Change to NoEDC Championship Show

(23/04/2015) Kennel Club Rejects some BAER test results

(27/03/2015) Crufts Critique Added

(14/03/2015) Joint Show Dog & Bitch Critiques Added

(28/02/2015) Manchester show critique added

(20/02/2015) Kennel Club Press Release - BAER Hearing Testing

(19/01/2015) Prague - 2 shows and conference

(14/12/2014) Health Reports

(12/12/2014) BUBA Critique Added

(13/11/2014) BDC Open Show November 2014

(13/11/2014) Critique Added For Dalmatian Club of Scotland Open

(04/11/2014) NOEDC Open Show Critique Added

(08/10/2014) Darlington Critique Added

(25/09/2014) Blackpool Critique Added

(29/08/2014) Southern Counties Critique Added

(22/08/2014) North of England Dalmatian Club - Dogs & Bitches

(02/07/2014) Bath critique added

(11/05/2014) Critique Added For BDC Open Show

(26/03/2014) Crufts Critique Added

(25/03/2014) Spots of News - Available Online

(20/02/2014) Kennel Club Press Release - BAER Hearing Testing

(26/01/2014) BUBA Critique Added

(16/01/2014) LKA Critique Added

(20/11/2013) Website Updated

(22/10/2013) The British Dalmatian Club is planning to hold a Seminar and Judging Assessment

(30/08/2013) IMPORTANT - BREED HEALTH SURVEY

(15/07/2013) NOEDC Bitch Critique

(27/05/2013) BDC Open Show - Both Critiques Added

(13/04/2013) Club Handbook Insert

(07/04/2013) Joint Show Dog Critique Added

(18/03/2013) Crufts Critique Added

(03/03/2013) Dalmatian Health Survey

(04/02/2013) Manchester Critique Added

(13/01/2013) BUBA Critique Added

(08/01/2013) LKA Critique Added

(19/11/2012) Midland Counties Critique Added

(11/11/2012) BDC Open Show Both Critiques Now Added

(30/10/2012) South Wales

(19/10/2012) CLUB HANDBOOK

(19/10/2012) Breed Seminar - December 1st 2012 at BUBA Championship Show

(05/10/2012) Critiques - now being put back on as quickly as possible

(28/06/2012) We are back!!

(07/12/2011) Midland Counties

(08/11/2011) British Dalmatian Club Open Show

(22/10/2011) Driffield and South Wales

(03/10/2011) Darlington, NI Dalmatian Club & Leeds

(19/09/2011) Our Web designer needs your support

(05/09/2011) British Dalmatian Club Junior Handling

(24/08/2011) British Dalmatian Club, Bath Championship Show & Border Union

(25/07/2011) Conformation & Movement Seminar

(11/07/2011) Three Counties

(14/06/2011) Southern Counties

(04/06/2011) Sponsored Bicycle Ride - Land End to John O'Groats

(26/05/2011) SKC, Crufts and Manchester

(24/05/2011) BDC Open

(22/05/2011) Junior Handling Critiue Added - BDC Open Show

(18/05/2011) Birmingham National

(17/05/2011) W.E.L.K.S

(28/03/2011) Joint Show - Critiques Added

(06/03/2011) Health Information Crufts 2011

(05/03/2011) Fun Day - Date for your diary. June 5th 2011

(26/02/2011) Sponored Bicycle Ride In Aid Of Dalmatian Welfare

(16/01/2011) Joint Show - Closes 18th January

(15/01/2011) LKA Critique Added

(08/11/2010) British Dalmatian Club Open Show - Junior Handling

(07/11/2010) North of England Dalmatian Club Open Show Critique Added

(02/10/2010) Northern Ireland Dalmatian Club Critique Added

(16/09/2010) Entries close soon - BDC Open Show

(07/09/2010) Bournemouth Critique Added

(17/08/2010) Members Only Area

(16/08/2010) Carriage Dog Events

(10/08/2010) Critique Added For Paignton Show

(24/07/2010) North of England Dalmatian Club

(15/06/2010) BDC Championship Show - Closing Date 18th June

(22/05/2010) Crufts Crtique Added

(08/03/2010) Joint Show - Critique for Dogs and Bitches

(28/02/2010) Boston Critique Added

(07/02/2010) Manchester Critique Added

(02/02/2010) Backcross Dalmatians - The UK Dalmatian Clubs Respond

(16/01/2010) Junior Handling Association

(04/01/2010) LKA Critique Added

(27/11/2009) Breed Judging Assessment & Seminar 28th February 2010

(26/08/2009) Entry Form Now Available

(16/08/2009) More Critiques Added

(05/08/2009) Show Critiques

(30/07/2009) Silent Auction of Trophies

(14/07/2009) Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

(26/06/2009) CLOSING DATE for Championship Show

(16/06/2009) Southern Counties Critique Added

(11/06/2009) National Dog Show Critique Added

(06/04/2009) Crufts Critique Added

(17/02/2009) Manchester Show Critique Added

(31/01/2009) Boston Critique Added

(28/01/2009) Code of Ethics

(30/12/2008) LKA Critique Added

(24/12/2008) BUBA Critique Added

(15/12/2008) BDC Committee

(16/11/2008) British Dalmatian Club - Critiques Added

(08/11/2008) Joan Agate-Hilton

(08/11/2008) Boston Show

(25/10/2008) Midland Counties Results & Critique Added

(21/10/2008) An Evening With Bob Gregory

(13/10/2008) Northern Ireland Championship Show Critique Added

(12/10/2008) Members Handbook - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 31st OCTOBER

(07/10/2008) Critiques for Driffield and Richmond Added

(07/09/2008) Windsor & Bournemouth Critiques Added

(04/09/2008) BDC Champ Show 2009 NEW VENUE & DATE

(01/09/2008) Scottish Kennel Club (August) - Critique Added

(01/09/2008) Southern Counties Critique Added

(18/08/2008) BDC Championship Show Critique - Bitches

(12/08/2008) Critiques Added - Paignton and Leeds

(09/08/2008) BDC Championship Show Critique - Dogs

(05/08/2008) East of England Critique

(01/08/2008) Critiques Added

(20/07/2008) Critiques Added For SKC and NOECD (Dogs)

(04/06/2008) Critiques Added Bath and BDC Open (Dogs)

(05/05/2008) W.E.L.K.S

(29/04/2008) Critique Added for NOEDC open show

(10/03/2008) Crufts & Joint Clubs Shows Critiques Added

(08/03/2008) Club Spring Open Show

(26/01/2008) Critiques Added

(13/01/2008) Dalmatian of The Year 2007

(12/12/2007) BUBA Critique Added

(10/12/2007) Midland Counties - Critique Added

(18/11/2007) British Dalmatian Club - Critiques Added

(08/11/2007) Critique Added - North of England Dalmatian Club Open

(27/10/2007) Junior & Veteran Challenge 2007

(11/10/2007) Critique Added - Richmond

(23/09/2007) Scottish Kennel Club - Critique Added

(13/09/2007) Birmingham National Show Critique

(13/09/2007) Critique Added - British Dalmatian Club (Bitches)

(23/08/2007) Bitch Critique For North of England Dalmatian Club show added

(20/08/2007) Critique Added - North of England Dalmatian Club

(13/08/2007) Critique for Paignton Added

(09/08/2007) BDC Championship Show

(06/08/2007) Welcome to the new website

(30/07/2007) Donate A Cup To The New Joint Club Championship Show

(20/07/2007) East of England Critique Added

(08/07/2007) Critique for South Wales Added

(03/07/2007) BDC Champ Show - Entries Close Friday 6th July

(19/06/2007) Three Counties Critique Added

(17/06/2007) Bath Critique

(16/05/2007) BDC Open Show Critique

(07/05/2007) Welfare

(16/04/2007) NOEDC Open Show

(29/03/2007) AGM Information & Judging Assessment

(19/03/2007) Crufts Critique Added

(06/03/2007) Information on Urinary Stones

(28/02/2007) Welcome back!!

(28/01/2007) Manchester 2007 & South Wales & BUBA 2006 Critiques added

(28/01/2007) Judging Assessment

(14/01/2007) NOEDC Dalmatian of The Year 2006 competition

(06/01/2007) Critique for L K A Added

(13/12/2006) BDC Open Show

(27/11/2006) Joint Dalmatian Club Show

(19/11/2006) Midland Counties

(16/10/2006) Show Critiques Added

(30/09/2006) Darlington & City of BirminghamCritiques Added

(24/09/2006) Jo meets Glenda!!

(11/09/2006) Richmond Critique

(22/08/2006) Critiques Added

(09/08/2006) Website Upgrade

(05/08/2006) Contest of Junior & Veterans

(18/12/2005) Open Shows

(04/10/2005) Winners - Contest of Juniors & Veterans

(13/08/2005) Fun Day & Barbeque

(13/06/2005) Fun Day Photographs

(01/01/2004) Critiques added

(01/01/2004) Critique added for Windsor

(01/01/2004) Brenda Smith Funeral Arrangements