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Cassie’s Crufts Journey, by Becky Mulligan

Our journey to Crufts 23 started on the Saturday as we travelled up to the hotel in Birmingham. Surprising the

Bolognese Dog Club 7-year History

SUMMER 2015 – The Beginning In the summer of 2015 I realized that owners and lovers of the Bolognese breed

Show News 2023 (2nd report)

BLACKPOOL CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 23rd June 2023 report by Dennis Mulligan We had a lovely day at the Blackpool Championship Dog

AMENDMENTS TO JUDGES EDUCATION PROGRAMME CRITERIA

The Kennel Club Board has approved amendments to the Judges Education Programme (Breed Shows) Level 1 and Level 2 criteria.

Alba Gets Her Good Citizen Dog Bronze Competence

Alba (Lyckalotte Elegante Athena) has been contemplating taking her Good Citizen Bronze Competence for a while now and no one

Show Report Spring 2023

West of England Ladies Kennel Association (WELKS) 28th April report by Chris Thatcher The weather leading up to WELKS was

THE KENNEL CLUB RECEIVES ROYAL PREFIX ON ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY

The Kennel Club is delighted to announce that it has been granted a Royal Prefix to mark the 150th anniversary of

CRUFTS 2023

The Kennel Club is excited to announce that Crufts will be taking place on the 9 – 12 March 2023

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

The Kennel Club joins the millions of mourners from around the world in the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Chico’s 16th Birthday!

Well today, Tuesday 3rd May 2022 marks a very special day in the Morley family as our amazing little darling

Alfie Hangs Up His Show Lead Aged 8

We have seen Joy Hough’s boy Alfie at shows for many years now (and his brother Joe before that) and

Bolognese Fizz Crufts Day as Therapy Dog

Thursday 10th of March Fizz and I boarded the bus from the car Park to the NEC Halls both dressed

Crufts Report 2022 – Bolognese Shortlisted in Toy Group

Compiled by Melanie Thomas Even though Bolognese numbers were low for 2022 Crufts compared to previous years, our breed did

NEW FIGURES SHOW SCALE OF DOG THEFT

PRESS RELEASE FROM The Kennel Club New statistics show that a staggering 98 percent of dog theft criminals are never

Dog Shows Are back!

Southern Counties at Newbury Showground was the first Championship Dog Show to return, albeit under COVID restrictions. Bolognese were scheduled

Registered Therapy Dog Bolognese Fizz

I thought I would share with you my Bolognese Fizz’s achievement in being accept as volunteer dog no 1001 for

Crufts 2022 update – qualifications and groups

Following the news of the cancellation of Crufts 2021, meetings have been taking place regarding the impact of the pandemic

CRUFTS 2021

It is with deep regret that The Kennel Club has decided to cancel Crufts 2021, which was due to take

WHO WILL LET THE DOGS OUT?

ONE IN TEN PANDEMIC PUPPY OWNERS WORRY ABOUT BEING ABLE TO CARE FOR THEIR DOG AFTER LOCKDOWN One in ten

THE KENNEL CLUB WELCOMES NEW TENANCY AGREEMENT ENDING ‘UNFAIR’ BLANKET BAN ON PETS

THE KENNEL CLUB WELCOMES NEW TENANCY AGREEMENT ENDING ‘UNFAIR’ BLANKET BAN ON PETS Long-term vision deemed crucial to protect pandemic

CRUFTS CHANGES

Following the announcement that Crufts 2021 will take place next year on the new dates of 15 – 18 July

CRUFTS TO GO AHEAD, NEW DATE ANNOUNCED

The Kennel Club has announced today that Crufts 2021 will take place next year on the new dates of 15

First Bolognese Arrives in Australia

Little White Wonder Vittorio known as ‘Vito’, left The Isle of Man on the 30th August for his new home

WARNING AS SCAMMERS CASH IN ON IMPULSIVE PANDEMIC PUPPY BUYING

According to research from the Kennel Club, one in four puppy buyers spend less than two hours to decide on

KENNEL CLUB ONLINE DOG SHOW BRINGS PAW-SITIVITY TO LOCKDOWN AND ATTRACTS MORE THAN 39,000 ENTRIES

‘Cyber Crufts’ finished on Sunday as it crowned its 26th and final champion The Kennel Club online dog show, launched

Fizz Achieves KC Silver Good Citizen Award

Jennie Hegarty from Surrey contacted us with news from her Bolognese Fizz who has just received her Good Citizen Silver

KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES WAY FORWARD FOR JUDGES COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK

The Kennel Club Board is delighted to announce, following consideration of the recommendations put forward by the Independent Review Panel

Bijou Achieves Good Citizen Dog Silver Competence

Bijou was very clever to get her Good Citizen Dog Silver Competence at her first try. Gold may be a

THE KENNEL CLUB LAUNCHES NEW ‘VOICE FOR DOGS’ MANIFESTO AHEAD OF GENERAL ELECTION

The nine-point plan outlines recommended government measures across all aspects of dog welfare Ahead of the General Election on December

Alfie’s Agility Success!

These are some pictures of Bolognese Alfie (owned by Joy & Norman Hough) having fun at his Smart Paws Agility

Animal exhibit regulations in Wales

Kennel Club urges exhibitors to have their say on animal exhibit regulations in Wales The Kennel Club is urging dog

Megan is 15 Years Old and Looking FAB!

Wishing my precious little girl a very happy 15th birthday. Beautiful on the inside and out. Thanks to Gina Taylor

My Lovely Girl Carina

Hello, my name is Ikuko Hisaka. I live in Portland Oregon USA and am a member of your club. This

JCF SURVEY AT RICHMOND AND DARLINGTON SHOWS

Exhibitors and judges attending Richmond and Darlington championship shows will have the opportunity to have their say on the Judges

THE BIG PUPPY SCAM

ONE IN THREE INADVERTENTLY BUY FROM PUPPY FARMS ON IMPULSE New research shows consequences of impulsive UK puppy buying habits

4-year Anniversary for Our Club

We are so pleased to report that we have now past the 4-year anniversary of starting the Bolognese Dog Club

Showing in Ireland, by Virginia Dowty

I was asked by the club to explain about showing dogs in Ireland. In Ireland the show scene is quite

JUDGES COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK REVIEW UPDATE

Further to the recent announcement that the planned implementation of the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) has been placed on hold

CAPTION COMPETITION – WINNER ANNOUNCED

OUR Winner is Muriel Grenfell-Hill from Shropshire with her entry ‘Are you sure you washed your face?’ Muriel, well done

BOLOGNESE News Roundup 16/08/2018

(main picture by Dennis Mulligan of Lorena Elli’s daughter Martina with some lovely Bolognese)  compiled by Melanie Thomas There have

WORLD SHOW Report, by Virginia Dowty

The Bolognese Brits had a great week in Amsterdam at the 3 shows. Benelux, Speciality and World Show. There was

International Pedigree Database

this article was first published in Bolognese Dog Club UK 2017 NEWS ROUND by Jessica Van Driel An international pedigree

Report Bolognese from World Show Leipzig 2017

by Virginia Dowty There were 2 shows with Bolognese at the WS venue. Firstly the German Winner’s show on the Wednesday

NEW Club Member From Portland Oregon

We are pleased to welcome Ikuko Hisaka as a member of The Bolognese Dog Club UK. Ikuko breeds are shows Bolognese in

FREE International Pedigree Database Now Available for Bolognese

www.bolognese.pedigreedatabaseonline.com An international pedigree database has been a dream of mine for many years. When I just started to become

KENNEL CLUB AND FCI SIGN NEW AGREEMENT ON THE MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF JUDGES

The Kennel Club and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) have reached a new agreement on the mutual recognition of judges,

SHOW REPORT Bleiswijk HOLLAND

By Virginia Dowty Bleiswijk Int Ch 2 day show is one of the main shows in the Dutch calendar. 4

The European Dog Show Brussels, by Virginia Dowty

Four of us, Kathy Begg, Adam Davidson, Daphne Watson and Virginia Dowty travelled to Brussels to the European Dog Show which

Three Italian Beauties

Sian Kaye Lewis is from Cardiff, but now lives in Rome. She shows and breeds Bolognese and is also a

Winners at Euro Show in Brussels

BOLOGNESE EDS 2016 – Brussels, Belgium Bounien Jewel In The Rough BOB Meandi’s Streaking Saxon BOS Judge: Igor Vyguzov

CRUFTS 2016 Report, by Melanie Thomas

Crufts went well for the Bolognese. We were in the ring at a reasonable time, the atmosphere was good and

The Care of The Bolognese

This article is by Angela Ferrullo, Vicepresidente of the Club del Bolognese e Maltese (CBM) – by E.N.C.I – FCI  (translation

Hello from Finland

Maria Molander (Kennel Sismix) has kindly allowed us to share an image of her beautiful Bolognese. Maria lives in Oulu

FCI Standard BOLOGNESE valid from 01/01/2016

FEDERATION CYNOLOGIQUE INTERNATIONALE (AISBL) SECRETARIAT GENERAL: 13, Place Albert 1er B – 6530 Thuin (Belgique) VALID FROM 01/01/2016 17.12.2015/EN FCI-Standard

Catti’s Puppies Enjoy The Sunshine

Jitka Gazarek Riesova, Czech Republic Hello from The Czech Republic

Bolognese Crufts WINNER 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to the Best of Breed Bolognese Crufts 2016 C I B/N/SE/DK/CZUCH HUNKY-DORY PER FORTUNA NV-12 SEV-13 NORDV-14 [ATC AQ01595SWE]

Resume of Mr. Espen Engh, Bolognese Judge Crufts 2016

Mr. Espen Engh INTERNATIONAL SHOW JUDGE Approved by the Norwegian Kennel Club and FCI to judge at international championship show

Welcome to New Members

We are so pleased that we now have 3 overseas club members and are welcoming Jitka Gazarek Riesova from The Czech

Eurodogshow in Kortrijk, Belgium

We attended Eurodogshow in Kortrijk, Belgium over the weekend had a great time, lots of friendly people and wonderful trade

Bolognese BIS at the Hanzeshow in Zwolle

Bolognese history was made in the Netherlands at the weekend. Antoinette Slootjes goes BIS at the Hanzeshow in Zwolle with Benjino (Benjino

World Show Report and Results

Thank you Virginia Dowty for supplying this report The World Show this year was very special for the breed being